Peggy Klineman was born in Pittsburgh, PA. She received her MFA degree in ceramics from the Rochester Institute of Technology and BA degree from the University of Arizona. While living and working as a designer in NY, Klineman studied painting at Cooper Union and at the Art Student League of New York. In 2015 she moved from New York City to Worthington, MA where she now lives and maintains her studio.

Klineman has exhibited her work in venues throughout the Northeast, to include the Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT; ChaShaMa Pop-up Show, New York, NY; LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY; Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY; Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY; Hampden Gallery, Amherst, MA; Dacia Gallery, NY, NY; Hudson Guild Gallery II, NY, NY; Firehouse Plaza Gallery, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY; CWOW, Newark, NJ; and Victory Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ.