PEAKE, Channing

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Channing Peake (left) with Pablo Picasso, 1953

PEAKE, Channing (1910-1989), Colorado-born painter and muralist who moved with his family to California at the age of five. After high school he studied at the Santa Barbara School of Art, and after 1938 opened a studio in that city. He was also a founding member of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. In the 1930s, Peake spent some time at Pelican Bay where he painted several scenes.