Sandra Peterson

Sandra Peterson

Painter

Sandra Peterson

Artist Statement:

Sandra Peterson uses the act of mark-making to guide her through painterly meditations on images from nature. We identify the character of each animal or scene Peterson depicts as it emerges from its own field of gestural abstraction.

Education and Experience:

Education:

1996 Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI
1985 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, WI

Experience:

1992 – present Proprietor: Artist Sandra Peterson Studio
2011 – 2012 Producer for Events: Mineral Point Opera House
1994 – 1998 Instructor of Art: Madison Area Technical College
1990 – 1994 Proprietor: Three Design Co., Inc. Advertising and Design
1988 – 1990 Designer: John Deere Credit Co.

Exhibitions:
2015
Solo Exhibition, “Wild Kingdom”, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014
Group Exhibition, Bay Art Gallery, Sister Bay, WI
Group Exhibition, Addington Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Solo Exhibition, Wantoot American Art, Mineral Point, Wisconsin

2013
Solo Exhibition, Exvoto Art & Design Gallery, Medford, Wisconsin

2012
Solo Exhibition, Anaba Tea Room Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2011
Group Exhibition, Dooryard Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2009-2010
Solo Exhibition, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin

2001
Group Exhibition, Wisconsin Academy of Art, Letters and Science,
University of Wisconsin, Madison

1999
Solo Exhibition, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

1998
Group Exhibition, Metropolitan Art, Dodgeville, Wisconsin

1995-1998
Group Exhibitions, Skuggi Gallery, Rockford, Illinois

1996
Solo MFA Exhibition, CommonWealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
Solo Exhibition, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
Painting Outside the Lines, An Exhibition of Five Emerging Painters, CommonWealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

1994
66th Annual Student Art Show, Memorial Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin—Madison

Awards and Private Collections:
2012-13
Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI
Invitational Award

2012
Oconomowoc, Festival of Arts, Oconomowoc, WI
Best of Painting

2011
Wausau Festival of Arts, Wausau, WI
Best of Show

2011
University of Wisconsin Marathon County, Wausau, WI
Matching Grant Purchase Award

2010
Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau, WI
Matching Grant Purchase Award
Wausau Festival of Arts, Wausau, WI
Merit Award

1994
66th Annual Student Art Show, Memorial Union Gallery,
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Honorable Mention

1994
Paulette Chandler Award,
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Artist Scholarship

  • Oil Painting 100%