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Franklin Blvd.
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David Peterson paints watercolors from life about life. He depicts nature, places and our neighborhoods. He has won dozens of awards, and is widely collected.

"Yosemite Tourist", Plien Air demo painting from August 11, 2016. We were late so I rushed the demo painting. They timed me, 15 minutes is all it took. 22x15" watercolor on Arches paper.

"Manzanar Auditorium", 22x15" watercolor and charcoal depicting the old high school auditorium, the only remaining building of the World War II internment camp in the eastern Sierras.

The artist will participate and curate a group exhibit at Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento auditorium in August. Reception Friday, August 5 from 5:30 to 7 PM in the UUSS auditorium, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95825. This exhibit has been extended through September 4, 2016.

Artists David Peterson, Woody Hansen and Rebecca Jaggers will depict scenes from Manzanar, a Japanese relocation camp during WWII. These three watercolor artist have all taken Fukuhara workshop classes in Manzanar. Henry Fukuhara an American born of Japanese immigrant parents was interned at Manzanar. Later in his life because a prolific watercolor artist. Please join us for this special art exhibit.

The artist will be in Yosemite teaching classes at Yosemite Art Center August 8-13, 2016. See you there!

"Florin Sunrise", 22x15" watercolor, 1st Place at Sacramento Fine Arts Center Magnum Opus XXVII judged by Sarah Solis Mattson. On view at the Arts Center through August 13, 2016. SOLD

"Fair Time", 22x15" watercolor painted July 16. 2016 at the California State Fair Plein Air at the Fair contest. Awarded 1st Place by judge Ron Ridley. This one was for sale at the Fair through July 24.



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