SOLO EXHIBITS

2014
Late Summer Soliloquy, Stan Peterson at Simon Mace Gallery, Port Townsend, Wa.
2014
What the Whittler Saw, Recent sculpture by Stan Peterson, Guardino Gallery, Portland, Ore.
2014
Wild Hares and Other Tales, Stan Peterson New Works, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, Ore.
2013
The Narrative of Travel, sculpture by Stan Peterson, FM, Oakland, Ca.
2012
Observations, wood sculptures by Stan Peterson, Annie Meyer Artwork Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
2011
Carved Figures and Small Worlds, Stan Peterson, The Gallery at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon.
2011
Small Hats / Big Ears, sculpture by Stan Peterson, FM, Oakland, Ca.
2010
Stan Peterson, DISTANT VISION, Beppu Wiarda Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2009
Found Fables, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, Ca.
2008
Stan Peterson, WANDERINGS, New Sculpture on and off the wall, Beppu Wiarda Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
2008
Stan Peterson, Wood Carvings, Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2007
Fables and Facts, Wood Sculpture by Stan Peterson, Spokane Art School, Spokane, Washington
2006
Stan Peterson, Carved and Painted Wood, Beppu Wiiarda Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2005
Walking and Talking with a Pocketknife, Bedford Gallery Walnut Creek, Ca.
2005
Narrative Wood Sculpture, Jadite Gallery, New York, NY.
2002
Recent Wood Sculpture, Stewart Kummer Gallery, Gualala, Ca.
2002
Passing Scenes: Narrative Wood Sculpture by Stan Peterson, Contemporary Crafts Museum, Portland, Ore.
2000
Carved and Painted Wood, Figurative Sculpture, V. Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1999
1999 WOOD, Carved, Painted, Collaged, V. Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1998
Wood Sculpture, VITA Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1997
Sculpture and Furniture, ZIA, Berkeley, Ca.
1996
Wood Sculpture, Contemporary Crafts Museum, Portland, Ore.
1995
Travels in the Monkey Forest, linocut prints, Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1994
New Narratives In Wood Sculpture, Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1993
New Work, Wood Sculpture and Prints, North Light Gallery, Gualala, Ca.
1991
Transitions - Sculpture, Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1990
Wood Sculpture, North Light Gallery, Gualala, Ca.
1988
Narrative Works, Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1987
Short Stories, Wood Sculpture, Jamison Thomas Gallery, New York, NY.
1985
Windows on the World, Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1984
New Works, Folkcraft Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1983
Carved and Painted Figures in Small Worlds, Folkcraft Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1982
Carved and Painted Figures in Small Worlds, Folkcraft Gallery, Portland, Ore.

GROUP EXHIBITS


2014
Connections, Art by Sitka Center Instructors, Lincoln City Cultural Center, Lincoln City, Ore.
2014
Small Sculptures, Gallery 6 PDX, Portland, Ore.
2013
Little Things, Guardino Gallery, Portland, Ore.
2013
Sitka Annual Invitational Exhibit, World Forestry Center, Portland, Ore.
2013
Red Hot Chili Water, staff artists of Creative Growth, Studio Quercus, Oakland, Ca.
2013
Wood Sculptures by Stan Peterson, Alta Bates Medical Center, Berkeley, Ca.
2012
Humanimals, Harrington Gallery, Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, Ca
2012
Farmart, Stinson Beach Gallery, Stinson Beach, Ca.
2011
Fresh Works, Juried Annual Exhibit, Harrington Gallery, Firehouse Arts Center,
Pleasanton, Ca.
2011
17th Annual Sculpture in the Garden juried exhibit, Ruth Bancroft Garden,
Walnut Creek, Ca.
2010
Visions of Paradise, curated by Virginia Breier Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, Ca
2010
UNBOUND, a national exhibition of book art, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, Ca.
2010
Annual Art of the Book Show, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, Ca.
2009
The Ruth Bancroft Garden, 15th Annual Sculpture in the Garden Show,Walnut Creek, Ca.
2009
Annual Art of the Book Show, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, Ca.
2009
The Art of a Community, Arts Benicia, Benicia, Ca.
2008
SOUPCON: a small works show, Arts Benicia, Benicia, Ca.
2008
Wild Thing, I. Wolk Gallery @ Cliff Lede, St. Helena, Ca.
2007
Convergence, Beppu Wiarda Gallery, Portland, Ore.
2007
Annual Day of the Dead Exhibit, Mariposa, Albuquerque, NM.
2007
National Juried Craft Exhibition, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, Ca.
2007
Zoolatry, A Curious Menagerie, Arts Benicia, Benicia, Ca.
2007
Creatures of Magic and Myth, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, Ca
2006
Year of the Dog (ART), Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, Ca.
2006
Art of Jingletown Junction, Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum, Oakland, Ca.
2007
By the Hand, a national juried exhibit, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, Ca.
2005
Good Bird / Bad Bird, an international juried exhibit, Contemporary Crafts Museum, Portland, Ore.
2005
Introductions, Beppu Wiarda Gallery, Portland, Ore.
2004
Inner Workings, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, Ca.
2004
Constructions and Compositions, V. Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
2004
Primates, V.Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
2004
Small Works, Object Image Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2004
Time, V.Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
2003
The Big Tree Project, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, Ca.
2003
Contemporary Prints, ArtsBenicia, Benicia, Ca.
2002
A Figurative Show, V. Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
2002
Gallery Group Exhibit, Margo Jacobsen Gallery, Portland, Ore.
2002
WOOD wards, a juried exhibit, Arts Benicia , Benicia, Ca.
1999
Contemporary California Craft, a juried exhibit, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, Ca.
1998
Up a Tree, an invitational Birdhouse exhibit, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, Ca.
1997
Narratives in Wood, V. Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1996
Sculpture to Hold, Stewart Kummer Gallery, Gualala, Ca.
1996
Texas National 96, a juried exhibit, Stephen F. Austin University, Austin, Texas.
1995
Light Interpretations, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, Ca.
1994
Fifteen Years, Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, Ore.
1992
Many Mansions, a juried exhibit, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, Ca.
1992
Artist’s Boxes, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, Ca.
1991
Fish Out of Water, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, Ca.
1991
Reigning Cats and Dogs, One Market Plaza, San Francisco, Ca.
1990
Small Sculpture, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca.
1989
Beauty in the Beast, V. Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1987
Narrative Expressions, Swan Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
1986
American Contemporary Works in Wood, Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, Ohio.
1986
Personal Narratives, V, Breier Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
1985
Enveloppes Peintes, Galerie Caroline Corre, Paris, France.
1984
Contemporary American Folk Art, Jay Johnson Gallery, New York, NY.
1983
San Francisco Arts Festival Juried Exhibition, Fort Mason, SF. Ca.
1980
Western Woodcarvers, Western Forestry Center, Portland, Ore.


SELECTED PUBLIC and PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

 

Achenbach Foundation, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, Ca.
Contemporary Crafts Museum, Permanent Collection, Portland, Ore.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco, Ca.
IKEA Corporation
University of Oregon Health Sciences Center
Washington State Art in Public Spaces
Barbara Anderson
Virginia Breier
Mark Bullwinkle
Barry & Cheri Feiner
Lisa Kokin & Lia Roozendaal
Dave & Shelley Hird
Dr. Richard Levine
Lorna Meyer
Mary Ann McDowell
Nion McEvoy
Penny Righthand
Rachele Schainker
Daniel Steele

Artist Residency

 

2012
"Arts in Bali" woodcarving workshop/residency. Individual artist grant to work with a traditional mask carver in Bali, William T. Colville Foundation.
2008
Returning Artist in Residence, Sculpture Department, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca.
2007
Returning Artist in Residence, Sculpture Department, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca.
2004
Artist in Residence, Sculpture Department, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca.

 

Education

 

Self taught Woodcarver.

 

1977
M.S. in Special Education, Western States College, Monmouth, Ore.
1973-75
Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, Oregon
                     Portland Museum Art School, Portland, Oregon
1970
B.A. in Fine Art, Portland State University, Portland, Ore.
1963-66
Art and Architecture, University of Oregon, Eugene, Ore.