Faculty / School of Architecture

Heather Scott Peterson

Professor, Interior Design

Heather Scott Peterson is an educator, artist, designer, curator, and writer. She received a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, and a MArch from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. Her recent work explores the transformation of materiality in time and space, and the consequences of human culture on the planet. She is the recipient of a 2014 MacDowell fellowship, and the Juror’s Pick in New American Paintings (2010). Solo exhibitions have been held at Miller M.Arch Gallery, Columbus, Indiana (2023), Not There Gallery, Los Angeles, California (2023), Faltarbete, Oland, Sweden (2019), and TXST Galleries, San Marco, Texas (2018). Selected group exhibitions have been held at Domaine de Boisbuchet, Lessac, France (2016), Grand Finissage, Los Angeles, California (2015), MAK Center, Los Angeles, California (2013). In 2023 she became director of Not There Gallery in Los Angeles. She has taught fine art, design, and architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design, the Boston Architectural Center, and Cal State Long Beach, and is currently a Professor of Interior Design in the School of Architecture at Woodbury University.


MArch, SCI-Arc
BFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design
Creative Writing Concentration, Brown University


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