10/03/18 6:00am

Peter Treiber Jr. (Credit: David Benthal)

Peter Treiber Jr. recalls his father planting a vegetable garden with a handful of fruit trees and tending to beehives at his childhood home in Sea Cliff. 

That hobby yielded fresh food that found its way onto the Treiber family dinner table every spring and summer throughout his youth. The home harvest also seeded a passion for growing and sharing bounty that would become the foundation for the family’s next venture: organic farming.  (more…)

11/17/16 6:00am
Peter Treiber Greenport Harbor

The artist Peter Treiber poses near a series of his collages involving vintage advertisements for men’s suits. The work is on display at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A pipe bowl rests atop a men’s suit in place of a head.

The two elements of this collage, a piece of art entitled “Side Effects of Pipe Smoke,” seamlessly blend the images, which were sourced from retro ads in popular magazines.

The collages and sculptures of artist Peter Treiber of Orient, who is exhibiting his first solo show “New Stories Simply Told” at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Greenport, are surreal and satirical. The work also gives a new use and a new story to old materials.

“Everything is two elements put together,” Treiber, 28, said. “I try to find the corresponding piece.” (more…)