Léa Peterson

llpmaine@hughes.net | (207) 271 1710
168 Seguinland Road
Georgetown, ME 04548

Léa Peterson is an award-winning artist living in Georgetown, Maine. Her diverse body of work includes paintings of New England's coast, mountains and farmlands; North Atlantic puffins and other wildlife; and the working waterfront. Her most recent portfolio is a series of dinghies and skiffs, each with its battle scars and gear for work and play. "I love the drama of the coast," she said, and find inspiration when I look at the ocean. Its rhythms and energy say much to me about life, so the sea has become a central theme in my work." Lea began painting at the age of 6, when she started weekly private lessons. Her personal art journey continued into college where she focused on Studio Art, including oil painting, sculpture and printmaking. She committed to a full-time career as an artist in 2007 and makes painting a daily routine, either plain air or in her studio. In 2007 Léa partnered with 4 artists to found the Old Post Office Gallery in Georgetown, and in 2012 with another 8 artists to found the Centre St. Arts Gallery in Bath. Both venues promote and support the work of local Maine artists. She is represented by the Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth, Maine, and is a juried Associate Member of both the Oil Painters of America and the Pastel Society of America. Her work has appeared in many juried exhibitions and is held in many private collections. People who purchase her work remark on its color, vitality and use of light.

Website: www.leapetersonart.net