ALAN PETERSEN

3303 West Shannon Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928.213.9931
www. apetersenpaintings.com

  SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  2006   Artemisia
 

2002

 

Main Street Gallery, Cottonwood, Az.

 

2001

 

Main Street Gallery, Cottonwood, Az.

 

2000

 

Mojave Community College, Lake Havasu, Az.

 

2000

 

Arizona Western College, Yuma, Az.

 

1999

 

Main Street Gallery, Cottonwood, Az.

 

1999

 

Old Main Museum, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1998

 

Main Street Gallery, Cottonwood, Az.

 

1995

 

Transition Zone Horticultural Institute, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1991

 

Grand Canyon National Park Visitors Center

 

1988

 

Grand Canyon National Park Visitors Center

 

1988

 

MA Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Art Gallery, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1985

 

Cafe Espress, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1983

 

Mill Gallery, Oakland, Ca.

 

1983

 

BFA Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Art Gallery, Flagstaff, Az.

  SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  2006   “Atmospheres,” Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ
  2006   "Statewide," University of Arizona, Tucson
 

2000

 

“Reflections of the Land”, The Diablo Trust Forum for the Arts

 

2000

 

Coconino Community College Faculty Exhibit

 

1999

 

“The Face in the Mirror: Self-Portraits”, Hidden Beauty Gallery, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1998

 

"Fire and Ice", Flagstaff, Az.

 

1997

 

“Over the Edge”, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1996

 

"For Arts Sake", Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1996

 

“Merged Realities: Science and Art”, Central Arts Collective, Tucson, Az.

 

1996

 

Faculty Exhibition, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1995

 

Shemer Art Center, Scottsdale, Az.

 

1994

 

"For Arts Sake", Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1994

 

"Current Directions", Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1991

 

 "For Arts Sake", Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1990

 

Faculty Exhibit, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1988

 

"Images of Grand Canyon: Past and Present", Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1988

 

"Yosemite Renaissance", Yosemite National Park, Ca.

 

1987

 

Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona

 

1986

 

"Alumni Show", Southwestern College Art Gallery, San Diego, Ca.

 

1986

 

"Southwest Contemporary," Yavapai College Art Gallery, Prescott, Az.

 

1986

 

"Art From the Computer", California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, Ca.

 

1986

 

"Annual Small Works Exhibition"

     

80 Washington Square Galleries, New York, New York

 

1985

 

"Southwest Contemporary", Yavapai College Art Gallery, Prescott, Az.

 

1981

 

Northern Arizona University Art Gallery, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1981

 

"W.L. Gore and Associates Competition and Exhibit"

     

Northern Arizona University Art Gallery, Flagstaff, Az.

  HONORS and AWARDS
 

2001

 

“Teacher of the Year” Award, Coconino Community College

 

1988

 

Honorable Mention, Yosemite Renaissance, Yosemite, Ca.

 

1986

 

1st and 2nd Place Awards, Southwest Contemporary, Prescott, Az.

 

1985-86

 

Moller Graduate Scholarship, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Az.

 

1985

 

2nd Place Award, Southwest Contemporary, Prescott, Az.

 

1981

 

2nd Place Award, W.L. Gore and Associates Exhibit, Flagstaff, Az.

 

  EMPLOYMENT
 

Curator of Fine Arts, Museum of Northern Arizona
Fine Arts Faculty,  
Coconino Community College, Flagstaff, Arizona

 

  PUBLICATIONS
 

2010 Gunnar Widforss: Visions of Light . Fine Art Connoisseur, January 2010

2009 Painted Journeys on the Colorado Plateau , exhibition catalog

2008 Plateau, Merrill Mahaffey: Interior Views of the American West, including exhibition catalog and artist biography

2004 “Experience Art,” Instructional CD-ROM to accompany the art appreciation textbook, Thompson Publishing

Various articles and reviews for Flagstaff Live!

Co-Author with Kate Sibley, “A Cultural Action Plan for Flagstaff

“Sarah Jones: Seeing is Believing”, Flagstaff Live, 1996

Sapio-Cognition: Works by Dan Boone at ArtTrek”, The Arizona Daily Sun, 1995

“The Sacred and the Secular: Geza Nemeth and Levente Thury at NAU's Old Main Museum”,

The Arizona Daily Sun, 1995

“Painter Jack Roberts at NAU’s Old Main Museum”, The Arizona Daily Sun, 1995

Illustrations for We Never Wore Shoes by Jean Matthew, 1994

“Painter Jack Compton at the NAU Art Gallery”, The Arizona Daily Sun, 1989

  SELECTED COLLECTIONS
 

Gar Dubois   

Saco, Maine

 

Ronn Guidi   

Oakland, California

 

Mercer Harris   

New York, New York

 

Ruth Kurle  

Madison, Connecticut

 

Meredith Monk   

New York, New York

 

Pivo and Associates

San Francisco, California

 

Northern Arizona University  

Flagstaff, Arizona

 

Al Rosen   

San Francisco

 

Barbara Scheck   

New York, New York

 

Mitchell Sendrowitz

New York, New York

 

Ken Thompson

New York, New York

 

School of Forestry NAU

Flagstaff, Az.

 

Susan Silberberg-Peirce   

Boulder, Colorado

  PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
 

College Art Association
FATE: Foundations in Art Theory and Education
Community College Professors of Art and Art History