Author Archives: paulalpeterson

2017 Nancy’s Heart

This was a “commission” from the FUMC Snowflake Bazaar in November 2016. I had another pink heart of a similar size as well as a larger pink and blue one which Nancy stopped to see, expressing her interest. Then, as I sat there, another shopper came by and bought them both. Sorry, Nancy! (I didn’t […]

Bless Your Hearts!

Grandma’s Garden – Table Top

My first table top!  

Paula L. Peterson, A Retrospective

From my solo show in 2015, Gallery 1551, Santa Rosa, CA, at 1551 Montgomery Drive. It was sort of a retrospective showing my travel journal pieces as well as some of my recent collages and mosaics.

My One-Woman Show

Posted in a recent church newsletter: “PAULA PETERSON’S ‘ONE WOMAN ART SHOW’ Opens Aug 7, Gallery 1551, located at 1551 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA (First United Methodist Church) Paula has been making and selling art all her life, and painting in watercolor for more than 20 years. She has studied with many local and […]

I Love Emily

This is a step stool top I completed for my granddaughter.  I painted it for her when she was a toddler to help her reach the sink.  It has some wear and tear so I thought it would be nice to update it.   The top is a pictograph that reads, “I Love Emily”.  The […]

Two Recently Shown Works at Gallery 1551

The Blue Bird of Happiness Tree

The Open Doors Project

This was a fundraiser for our Creative Arts Ministry Advisory Board and the ReStore in Santa Rosa, CA.  The art was displayed at First United Methodist Church Community Garden on our Stony Point & Giffen Avenue.  Finally, we had an ice cream social and auctioned off the doors.  Success!

Red 1

Watched a video of Agnes Cecil speed painting and decided to see what I could do quickly and loosely. Although not completed, this took me only about 1/2 hour or so to do. Much more to do on it I think.