While Stacey Peterson’s professional background is in the field of environmental engineering - she holds a B.Sc. Degree in Chemical Engineering and Environmental Science from the Colorado School of Mines, she has always been interested in drawing and painting. Growing up at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Stacey developed a love for the outdoors that influences her artwork today.
Stacey’s art education includes coursework at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and workshops with painters Dan Young, Jay Moore and John David Phillips.
A member of the Oil Painters of America and the Plein Air Artists of Colorado, Stacey is already an award-winning painter, honored with Jury’s Top Fifty at the 2008 Salon International Show and awards of excellence at the Oil Painters of America’s 15th and 16th national exhibitions. She was featured as one of Southwest Art Magazine’s “21 Under 31” in 2006 and has also been published in American Artist Magazine.