A native New Yorker, Petersen received his B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.F.A. from The School of Visual Arts. He has received numerous awards, including the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation Grant Award, MacDowell Fellowship, and the Edward F. Albee Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship Award.
His work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and abroad, and resides in several public and private collections including the Dallas Museum of Art, the Jewish Museum, and The United States Department of State. He is represented by McKenzie Fine Art in New York.
This exhibit is presented in partnership with McKenzie Fine Art. It is the 20th in 527 Madison Avenue’s ongoing program showcasing noteworthy emerging and mid-career artists. MFA works with art consultant Jay Grimm, 527 Madison Avenue office leasing agents Mark Boisi and Gordon Hough of Cushman & Wakefield, and Hines property manager Chris Linville, in selecting artists for the program.