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Franklin Blvd.
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Sacramento Fine
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August-November 2016

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.

"Old Florin", 22x15" watercolor. Painted 2015. Available.

"Florin View" winner Best Watercolor at this years NCA Inner Views Member Show, June 2-25, 2016 at Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Winner Hugh and Connie Codding Award at Watercolor Artists of Sonoma County "AquaAreas" Exhibit at Coddingtown Mall in Santa Rosa, September 9-18, 2016.

"Yosemite Tourist", Plein 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. Accepted NCA's Bold Expressions, October 6-29, 2016, Sacramento Fine Atts Center.

"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. This work has SOLD.

The artist participated and helped organze group exhibit at Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento auditorium in August.

Artists David Peterson, Woody Hansen and Rebecca Jaggers will depicted 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. Thank you for supporing 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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