POPS PETERSON is an artist and public speaker from the Berkshires, best known for his award-winning series, REINVENTING ROCKWELL, permanently featured on the Norman Rockwell Museum website. For more in this series click here.
Pops Peterson's Rockwell Revisited (2020-2021) was extended to be the longest-running solo exhibition in the history of the Norman Rockwell Museum. The permanent virtual version of the exhibition can be seen on the museum's website, NRM.org.
As a public speaker on arts and civil rights, Pops was recently featured in the New Pathways Social Justice Conference: Scholarship & Arts in Action, with Angela Davis, as well as a webinar for The New School and an SRO live appearance at The Monterey Public Library.
Pops is looking forward to presenting his multimedia lecture, PORTRAITS of FREEDOM in the public schools of Pittsfield, MA, beginning in March 2022.
(The Meaning of Family)
latest tv appearance
NPR's New England TV series CONNECTING POINT, recently broadcast this stellar, 5-minute feature on Pops, his life and his art including the new, monumental mural WALK WITH HER. Thanks to producer, Dave Fraser, and NEPM.org.
For videos of past appearances, click here.
"WALK WITH HER" - Mural
Pops' monumental mural, "WALK with HER," has been the talk of the town since it was installed in Pittsfield in the November of 2021. Discover more about this new landmark in from BERKSHIRE MAGAZINE, by clicking this pdf icon:
The POPS PETERSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND offers tuition aid for underprivileged children to attend the Berkshire Art Center. Please click below to help a child in need learn the joys of self-expression.