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Handmade watercolor on Arches 140lb paper | 2021
In the series “Big Nights In, Quiet Days Out,” Jen Peterson visually explores the relationship between internal and external environments. Pulling textures, shapes, patterns, and colors from her surrounding cities of San Francisco and Mexico City, Peterson creates compositions that mirror elements of architecture from the external environment. Within each outer structure, she paints many layers of watercolor that represent internal, emotional environments and the walls that we create within.
24 x 18 inches
Floated: 28.5 x 22.5 x 1.25 inches
Signed by artist.
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan
Mexico City-based Jen Peterson’s watercolor and gouache works layer clean lines, gestural shapes, and pops of color and take cues from the nature and architecture of her surrounding cities. Peterson’s work has been exhibited at the de Young Museum, Casa Lü, Faultline Artspace, and Analog Gallery.
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