Blake Peterson is an interdisciplinary artist with a background in printmaking. His work integrates print, digital media, video, and drawing. He utilizes his personal narrative to explore constructions of the “self” and the experience of time, revealing contradictions of contemporary society.
Blake obtained an M.F.A. from Glasgow School of Art in 2012, after receiving a B.A. in Psychology in 2005 from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He also acquired a postgraduate certificate in Entrepreneurial Management from the University of Iowa. While at Iowa, he began an extensive study into printmaking, which continued through his time in Glasgow.
He has exhibited across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. His work has been featured in Lucy’s Rausch and Urb Magazine, and has been acquired for several private collections, including the Glasgow School of Art’s permanent collection.
Blake also regularly works with fellow artist, Zoe Phillips (M.F.A. Printmaking, San Francisco Art Institute 2013). Two key interests drive their work: the use of a fictionalized self-caricature and, in broad terms, a humorous interpretation of contemporary culture. They are currently collaborating as Tusch and Snuggle, producing high – and low – brow art and design objects.