Sheli Petersen Bio

I love learning, teaching, and story-telling. When I'm not creating or guiding students, I'm out hiking or riding my bike. The wildlife, light, and landscape I see along my routes inspire my design and art. I exhibit my work at international, national, and regional venues and have five published picture books.

In addition to my creative practice, I provide collaborative leadership for the graphic design program and teach at Texas Woman's University in the Dallas area.

Thanks for looking!

my clients include

Cricket Media

National Heritage Museum

Highlights for Children 

Renaissance House

my books

    Gigi and the Birthday Ring by Giselle Fernandez
      – Renaissance House 

    Voladores by Patricia Petersen 
      — McGraw-Hill
    Los Genios de la Montaña by Raquel Benatar
      — McGraw-Hill Interamericana
    Itza—The Boy Who Rode a Jaguar by Leonard Bernard
      — Laredo Publishing
    Magali—An Aztec Legend about Good Fortune by Patricia Petersen
      — Laredo Publishing

recent exhibitions

   One-person exhibitions.   Art Inspired Gallery, Springfield, MO
       August 2018 & October 2017
   Creative Quarterly 49, international juried on-line exhibition
       Winter 2018
   Americas 2017: Paperworks - international juried exhibition,
      Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, ND
   Nebraska AIGA Show • Fall 2016
   One-person exhibition.  Morton James Public Library,
      Nebraska City, NE • Summer 2016
   Nebraska AIGA Show - Bronze Awards • Fall 2015
   One-person exhibition.  Tennessee Technological University,
      Joan Derryberry Art Gallery, Cookeville, TN • Spring 2015

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