Stan Peterson

(American, born 1945)

Artist Stan Peterson is an artist and wood carver who creates "freestanding short stories" in his sculptural compositions. He grew up in the rural outskirts of Portland, Oregon. For over thirty years, Peterson lived in the San Francisco area and facilitated art-making with adults who are disabled at Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California. In his own words: “Sometimes I think I’m just a woodpecker at heart.”