Resume of Artist David Peterson, of
Sacramento, California.

David Peterson has paintings in private collections across the country. Since 2002, the artist has been accepted into dozens of state-wide juried shows and has won several dozen awards. David was accepted in California State Fair Fine Arts Exhibit for the last 5 years. David Peterson is honored to have been a Yosemite Art Center visiting artist since 2012, and is scheduled again in August, 2017. He is a past President of WASH, Inc., Sacramento’s watercolor club and has been awarded NCA Master Painter Signature status. David is Event Coordinator at Sacramento Fine Arts Center. David’s work can be seen in Sacramento at Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Carmichael, and out of the trunk of his car. David portrays the familiar scenes of our neighborhood in a humorous and enigmatic way. He shows you California landmarks, including urban scenes, the American River, and our National Park differently, simply and in a unique manner.

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Juried Shows
WASH Inc. Open Show, Sacramento, 2003-2014
New Art Works Gallery, Fair Oaks, 2004, 2005, 2008
Vacaville Art League Open, Vacaville, 2005-2012
California Art League, Sacramento, 2005, 2006
Magnum Opus, Sacramento, 2005-2014
Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009
“Bold Expressions”, NCA Open, Sacramento, CA, 2005-2008, 2010, 2012, 2013
“SFAC 20th Anniversary Open Show”, Sacramento CA, 2006
“Animal House Open Show”, SFAC, Sacramento CA, 2006-2014
“Aquarious”, San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo CA, 2007
Axis Gallery Annual Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, 2007
California State Fair Fine Art Exhibit, Sacramento, 2007, 2009, 2011-2015
"Aqua Areas", WASCO Open, Santa Rosa, CA, 2007-2015
CWA "Gallery 48" Members Show, Folsom, CA, 2007
"3rd Annual Holiday Show", CWA Members Show, Walnut Creek, CA, 2007
Stockton Art League Juried Exhibition, Haggin Mueseum, Stockton, CA, 2008, 2010
"Visual Politics: Art & The American Experience",
Santa Cruz, CA, 2008
"California Watercolor Association National Open Show", San Francisco, 2009
Lodi Arts Spring Art Show, 2010-2014
Midtown Your Way Art Competition, Barton Gallery, Sacramento, 2010
"Painting Where the Wild Things Are", Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 2010-2015,
81st Annual Statewide Landscape Exhibit, SCAL, Santa Cruz CA. 2011
"California Watercolor Association National Open Show", Pleasanton, 2015


57+ Awards, Including
4th Place, WASH Inc. Members Show, Sacramento, 2003
2nd Place watercolors, New Art Works Gallery, Fair Oaks, 2004
4th Place, Vacaville Open, Vacaville, 2005
2nd Place, WASH Inc. Open, Sacramento, 2005
Merit Award, “SFAC 20th Anniversary Open Show”, Sacramento CA, 2006
Honorable Mention, Vacaville Open, Vacaville, 2006
Honorable Mention, CAL Open, Sacramento, 2006
2nd Place, KVIE Art Auction, 2006
Honorable Mention, Magnum Opus, Sacramento, 2006
Honorable Mention, WASH Inc Open, Sacramento, 2006, 2007, 2008
1st Place, Vacaville Art Gallery Plein Aire Competition and Exhibit, 2006
2nd Place Watercolor, NCA Members Show, 2007
Jurors Award, WASH Members Show, Sacramento, 2007
Merit Award, Vacaville Open, Vacaville, 2007
Merits Awards (2), "Peoples Choice Award", Vacaville Art Gallery Plein Aire Competition and Exhibit, 2007
Merit Award, California State Fair Fine Art Exhibit, Sacramento, 2007
1st Prize, Watercolor, KVIE Art Auction, 2007, 2008
Honorable Mention, Merit and Memorial Awards, Magnum Opus, Sacramento, 2007
Memorial Award, "Aqua Areas 07", WASCO Open, Santa Rosa, CA, 2007
Honorable Mention, "3rd Annual Holiday Show",CWA, Walnut Creek, CA, 2007
Merit Award, Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA, 2008
Honorable Mention, Vacaville Open Juried Show, Vacaville, CA, 2008
Merit Award, WASH Members Show, Sacramento, 2008
3rd Place, Environmental Arts Exhibit, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, 2008
Second Place Watercolor, NCA Members Show, Sacramento 2008
Honorable Mention, Merit and Jurors Awards, Magnum Opus IXX, Sacramento, 2008
Merit Award, New Artworks Gallery Open Show, Fair Oaks, CA, 2008
Merit Award, NCA "Bold Expressions", Carmichael, CA, 2008
Shirley Parkinson Memorial Award at Stockton Art League
Juried Exhibition, Stockton CA, 2008
Special Award, "Aqua Areas 08", WASCO Open, Santa Rosa, CA, 2008
Honorable Mention, WASH Members Show, Sacramento, 2009
Merit Award, Vacaville Open Juried Show, Vacaville, CA, 2009
Silver Award, Honorable Mention, Magnum Opus XX, Sacramento, 2009
Ben L. Steele Mem. Award, "Aqua Areas 09", WASCO Open, Santa Rosa, CA, 2009
"Mayor's Award", Capitol Plein Air Festival, Patris S12 Studio Gallery, 2009
Excellence, WASH Members Show, Sacramento, 2010
2nd Place, "Painting Where the Wild Things Are", Effie Yeaw Nature Center Benefit, 2010
Jurors Award, Purchase Award, 1st Place Watercolor, Vacaville Open Juried Show, Vacaville, CA, 2010
Fran Bristow Award, Peoples Choice Award, NCA Inner Views, 2010
Merchandise Award, Magnum Opus XXI, Sacramento, 2010
1st Prize, Watercolor, KVIE Art Auction, 2010
Merit Award, Bold Expressions, NCA, 2010
Presidents Award, "Aqua Areas", WASCO Open, Santa Rosa, CA, 2010
1st Place Painting, Midtown Your way Art Competition, Barton Gallery, 2010
Merit, WASH Members Show, Sacramento, 2011, 2012, 2013
1st Place, "Painting Where the Wild Things Are", Effie Yeaw Nature Center Benefit, 2011
1st Place Watercolor, Vacaville Open Juried Show, Vacaville, CA, 2011, 2012
2nd Place "Aqua Areas", WASCO Open, Santa Rosa, CA, 2011
Merit, WASH Open Show, Sacramento, 2011, 2012
3rd Place, “Animal House Open Show”, SFAC, Sacramento CA, 2012
3rd Place, "Painting Where the Wild Things Are", Effie Yeaw Nature Center Benefit, 2012
Honorable Mention, "Inner Views" NCA Members Show, 2012
Judges Award, "Aqua Areas", WASCO Open, Santa Rosa, 2012
2nd Place in California State Fair "Plien Air at the Fair", 2011, 2012
Lodi Arts Spring Art Show, Honorable Mention, 2013

Other Showings
Fukuhara Manzanar Workshop Show, Pasadena, 2004, 2005, 2006
Fukuhara Manzanar Workshop Show, Torrance, 2007, 2008
Turner Library, West Sacramento, CA, 2004, 2007
Manzanar Interpretation Center, Independence, CA, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
KVIE Art Auction, 2005-2013
Vacaville “Saturday in the Park” Plein Aire Competition & Exhibit, 2005, 2006, 2007
Museum of Lone Pine Film History "Landscapes of the Eastern Sierra", 2007
"Tower Show", Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA 2010
"AWASH" Sacramento Area Watercolor Artists Exhibit at the SMUD Gallery, 2014

Organizations
Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA
WASH Inc., Sacramento, CA
Northern California Arts, Sacramento, CA, Master Painter Signature
Vacaville Art League, Vacaville, CA
Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA
American River Natural History Association, Carmichael, CA

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