Kevin Peterson

Austin, Texas / USA

Kevin Peterson’s work is exploring the varied journeys we take through life. It’s about growing up and living in a world that is broken. The artist was born in 1979 in Elko, Nevada. After a childhood which included stints in Nevada, Michigan and Washington, Peterson arrived in Texas in 1996. There, he studied art and psychology, receiving his Bachelor in 2001. His work can be found on his collaboration with URBAN NATION on Project M/14 in 2019. […]

Biography / Kevin Peterson

Kevin Peterson’s work is exploring the varied journeys we take through life. It’s about growing up and living in a world that is broken. The artist was born in 1979 in Elko, Nevada. After a childhood which included stints in Nevada, Michigan and Washington, Peterson arrived in Texas in 1996. There, he studied art and psychology, receiving his Bachelor in 2001. His work can be found on his collaboration with URBAN NATION on Project M/14 in 2019.

Peterson pursued a career in social work after graduating. He worked as a Probation Officer in Austin for 3 years. During this time, difficulties with drugs and alcohol plagued his life. During a rehab Peterson rediscovered his love for the creation of art and decided to pursue this passion. His paintings are dealing with trauma, fear and loneliness and the strength that it takes to survive and thrive. They each contain the contrast of the untainted, young and innocent against a backdrop of a worn, ragged, and defiled world.

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COMMUNITY WALL BY CARL KENZ
At the end of June Carl KENZ was in town and left behind a new Community Wall at Bülowstrasse 97, close to the URBAN NATION museum. The result of this spontaneous collaboration is a new work of art entitled “Raised
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ONE WALL BY BUSTART
The new mural by BustArt at Artpark Tegel is entitled “Departure” and picks up a current topic: the upcoming closure of Tegel Airport. Locally close to the airport, the residents around Neheimer Strasse 4 can now look forward to a
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ONE WALL BY JIM AVIGNON
News from Artpark Tegel: The Berlin painter, illustrator, musician and concept artist Jim Avignon has created a new ONE WALL that expresses the zeitgeist and asks the question of the future between uncertainty and a mood of departure. The new
New facade of the URBAN NATION Museum
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New museum facade by Dave the Chimp & friends
The URBAN NATION museum presents itself with a new, humorous face. The new facade design by Dave the Chimp and four other artists from Berlin not only encourages more solidarity and thus addresses a very current socio-political topic, it is
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„Hier & Jetzt“ – a wall by Maja Hürst
Science, research and urban art – in the new artwork by the Swiss artist Maja Hürst, these three components form a wonderful overall picture that not only convinced a jury in terms of content and aesthetics, but also completely meets
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ONE WALL by Emily Eldridge
Berlin has become a little more colourful again in the last few days: The American artist Emily Eldridge, who lives in Berlin, created a new ONE WALL and enriches the neighborhood around Kastanienplatz in Kreuzberg with lots of color and
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Project M/14 – Gaia Reborn: A Future Utopia
Last Saturday, 11 May 2019, numerous guests visited the exhibition opening of Project M/14 – Gaia Reborn: A Future Utopia and were welcomed not only by a 200-year-old tree, but also by a pure plant oasis, the smell of fresh
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Recap: ONE WALL 2018
One building, one wall, one artist – the ONE WALL project continues to take the spotlight in which urban contemporary art currently stands and focus it on the areas from which it comes: on the districts and neighbourhoods. ONE WALL
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New One Wall from Mr.June – The Third Dimension
News from Bülowstraße – The Dutch artist Mr.June designed the facade of the building Bülowstraße 101, directly opposite the museum, just in time for the opening of the new exhibition in the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART. His