2019 The American University of Paris Fine Art Gallery, one man show of drawings and paintings.
2016 Galerie Metanoia, Paris, Artistes Américains à Paris, group show of paintings
2016 Combes Gallery, The American University of Paris, Exhibition of drawings from the publication, Breathing Underwater, Sylph Editions in the UK.
2013 AUP’s 50th anniversary. Donation of granite sculpture to commemerate the university's 50th anniversary
2013 The American University of Paris, three-person show of paintings.
2013 Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et des Métiers d’Art, Retrospective group exhibition of ENSAAMA ex-students 1970- 2013, paintings, , Paris.
2012 Casino Gallery, Aix-les-Bains, France Three-person show of paintings.
2012 Espace La Preuve par Neuf, Paris, solo exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculpture
2011 Novosibirsk State Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia, solo show, 70 works, paintings drawings
2011 Haus Kasuya Museum, Kamakura, Japan, with Japanese artist Matsutani, paintings and drawings, two-man show
2011 Sakura City Museum, Japan, “Le chat qui parle”, group show of paintings
2011 Mutsu Gallery, Tokyo, solo show of paintings and drawings
link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9IQY2SCBL4 (video of opening with Ralph playing sax)
2011 The American University of Paris Fine Arts Gallery, solo show of drawings for the book Démons Quotidiens, (2011) texts by Nancy Huston, drawings by Ralph Petty
2011 Espace d’Editeur Iconoclaste, Paris, exhibitions of drawings for the book, Démons Quotidiens
2010 Tobinodai Park Museum, Funabashi City, Japan, “Esprit de Jomon II”, group show
2011 Novosibirsk National Art Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia, solo exhibition of paintings and drawings, the third largest museum in Russia
2010 Eumeria Gallery, Tokyo, exhibitions of paintings, group show comprising of 4 other international artists. There was a symposium on Fuji television on the program “Prime Time News” May 14, Friday, 20:00 -22:00 (Tokyo time) that discussed this exhibition with the theme “Internationalism, localism in the arts”. Prime Time News is one of the major cultural television programs on Japanese television.
2010 T & S Gallery in Tokyo, exhibitions of paintings and drawings, one man show.
2005 Combes Gallery, The American University of Paris Permanent Collection Exhibition, paintings.
Stage set (design and execution) for Samuel Beckett’s Play for the London based Godot Theatre Company.
1999 Cline Contemporary Art Gallery, “New Artists,” Sante Fe, New Mexico.
1997 Mona Bismark Foundation,American Artists in France 1958 – 1998,, Paris.
1992 Eglise St. Pierre-St. Paul, Montreuil – Installation. 250 sq. m. of paintings i in the church for the 500th anniversary of discovery of America.
The city of Montreuil – Paintings, three-man show "Des Amériques".
Parsons School of Design, New York – Drawings.1988 Prague National Museum, Paintings, selected for the exhibition: “Contemporary Art in France.”
An American Artist in Paris: Ralph Petty
1980 Directed by Michel Gales and Lorna Monohan,
with the cooperation and assistance of the French Telecom.