12″ x 13″
sami Peterson 2020

The flesh of citrus fruits is divided into segments, further divided into small blisters of juice – the vesicles…


23″ x 26″
sami Peterson 2018

Commissioned. An exploration of shapes, color, and texture based on Google Earth satellite imagery of Corinne.

Progress 1 (Broken Flower Vase)

A detail from current studio work in progress. I am thinking about the intersection of ugly and pretty. Is this a juxtaposition that lifts prettiness by comparison, or is the ugly loaned qualities of pretty? Too often I see interpretations of ugliness as an infection of its surroundings, overshadowing or overcoming adjacent visual narratives. Instead…