Michael Peterson is well-known on a national scale. His first works were symmetrical and born of the lathe; his newer works are of an organic nature, but were created via a chainsaw. Forty wood sculptures representative of 20 years of his artistic endeavor will be shown at the Mobile Museum of Art from 07/23/10 until 10/03/10.
Peterson's creativity is fueled by his beautiful surroundings in the Pacific Northwest. His work has been exhibited in many places including The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, The Detroit Institute of Arts, and the del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles.
Collections of his sculptures are housed at numerous museums including the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.