Sarah Peterson was born in Minnesota and is presently engaged in contemporary oil painting. She attended Minnesota State University Moorhead and completed her Bachelor's Degree of Science in Art Education in 1998. While at MSUM Sarah concentrated primarily on ceramic sculpture and drawing. Sarah taught drawing, painting and ceramics at the Creative Arts Studio in Fargo, North Dakota before moving back to her hometown of Bemidji in 2005. She's enjoyed teaching after-school art classes at Red Lake Elementary, and also watercolor painting as a guest artist at the Headwaters School of Music and Arts. Sarah is a member of the Leach Lake Art League, and currently has her work on display at several different venues around the Bemidji area.