Peggy Sivert (Zask) was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Palos Verdes Peninsula.  She received a BA in Art Education from CSU Long Beach and an MA Humanities from CSU Dominguez Hills.  She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer for two years in Belize, Central America, worked as a high school Art teacher in Manhattan Beach, CA and is founder of SoLA Contemporary in South Los Angeles.  

Peggy Sivert’s art generates out of the site of her home studio at Portuguese Bend in Rancho Palos Verdes, California where she has resided since 1996. Sivert’s practice has incorporated sculpture, mixed media, drawing, painting, and assemblage across figuration and abstraction. Sivert’s body of work utilizes equestrian and architectural motifs as embodiments of memory and lived experience.