Artist. Family Farmer. State Legislator.
Doug Peterson obtained his degree in art from Augustana College. Married to Elly, with 2 children, Peterson has been elected and reelected to the Minnesota State House of Representatives six times from the Madison area in Southwestern Minnesota. In his body of work, trout, steelhead, and coho leap from heavy paper in colors that flash and vibrate with life. Peterson has taken his subject beyond the literalism of the wildlife genre.