HEATHER SCOTT PETERSON

Born in Rochester, NY

Lives and works in Los Angeles and Berlin



EDUCATION

SCI-Arc. Los Angeles, CA. MArch. 2005 

Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI. BFA, Painting. 1998

European Honors Program (RISD). Rome, Italy. fellow in painting. 1996-97

Brown University. Providence, RI. concentration in creative writing. 1995-98



SELECT EXHIBITIONS

Temporary Measures. Texas State Galleries. San Marcos, TX. 2018

Fictitious Fruits. Domaine de Boisbuchet. Lessac, France. 2016

The Grand Finissage. WUHO Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. 2015

On the Road: West of La Brea. MAK Center. Los Angeles, CA. 2013

Uncertain. WUHO Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. 2013

Drawing in the Post-Digital Age. WUHO Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. 2011

2D3D. WUHO Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. 2010

New American Paintings. Exhibition in print. Pacific Edition 85. 2010

CSULB Design Department Faculty Exhibition. Long Beach, CA. 2009

Architects as Artists. Arts Alive. Santa Barbara, CA. 2007

Architecture of the Rendezvous. Kappe Library. Los Angeles, CA. 2005

Fair Complexion (curated by Uta Barth). SCI-Arc. Los Angeles, CA. 2004

Ultraviolet (curated by Jennifer Steinkamp). SCI-Arc. LA, CA. 2004

Poor Man’s Crystal (curated by Jim Isermann). SCI-Arc. LA, CA. 2004

Surface Critique. Gallery Agniel. Providence, RI. 2000

RISD Summer Faculty Exhibition. Woods-Gerry Gallery. Providence, RI. 2000

RISD Faculty Exhibition. Woods-Gerry Gallery. Providence, RI. 1999

Five on Paper. Gallery Agniel. Providence, RI. 1999

Rhode Island Women in the Arts. Perishable Theatre. Providence, RI. 1999

The Sectioned Atmosphere. Woods-Gerry Gallery. Providence, RI. 1998

Nothing Though is More. GD Gallery. Providence, RI. 1998

Mostra di Lavoro Nuovo. Palazzo Beatrice Cenci. Rome, Italy. 1997

Mostra di Album di Disegno. Palazzo Beatrice Cenci. Rome, Italy. 1996



RELATED PROJECTS

Idioms of Matter 2017-

Proleptic Studies. 2011-

Exhibition Design. Richard Barnes:Unnatural Spaces. Woodbury University. Burbank, CA 2011

Gio Ponti's Love Child. 2011

Salt Ruin: a contemporary agora. proposal for Long Beach, CA. 2010

Deafman’s Villa: the Quinta del Sordo of Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes. proposal for Madrid, Spain. 2008-

The Vanity and Entombment of Marie Antoinette. proposal for the Hall of Mirrors. Versailles, France. 2008-

Crystal Confessional. proposal for Sant‘Andrea. Mantova, Italy. 2008-

Confessional Screen. proposal for the Pisa Baptistry. Pisa, Italy. 2008

Porcelain Cabin. proposal for Roquebrune, France. 2008-

The Gold Backing. Princeton University. Princeton, NJ. 2006

Wooden Tapestry. Princeton University. Princeton, NJ. 2006 

Undefeated. Santa Monica, CA. 2005 

The Brass Section. Kappe Library. Los Angeles, CA. 2005

Undefeated. Los Angeles, CA. 2004 

Urban Time Share. Urban design proposal. Milan, Italy. 2003 

Pilgrimage Cinema. proposal for drive-in. Mojave Desert, CA. 2002

Litmus. proposal for Convergence Art Festival. Providence, RI. 2001

Rhodopsin. proposal for the Exploratorium. San Francisco, CA. 2000



HONORS AND AWARDS

MacDowell Fellow. 2014

Juror’s Pick. New American Paintings. No. 85. 2009

Viewing Program & Artist Registry. The Drawing Center. New York, NY. 2007-2015

SCI-Arc graduate scholarship. SCI-Arc. Los Angeles, CA. 2001-2004

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Fellowship in Writing. 2001

Boston Architectural Center. Faculty development grant. 1999

The Institute for Writing and Thinking. Bard College. assistance grant. 1999

European Honors Program (RISD). Fellowship. Rome, Italy. 1996-97