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Welcome

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Greetings and salutations from Gary R. Peterson - artist, author, musician, and intellectual handyman here at The Peterson Institute of Arts & Sciences Research Laboratory and Gift Shop.

You can click on the Pen & Ink Art gallery link to see the DIA Dozen, my line interpretations of some familiar masterpieces from The Detroit Institute of Arts, or tap the following link, Sunday Afternoon, to see a limited edition screenprint of my take on Georges Seurat's famous waterside circus on Grande Jatte Island (Art Institute of Chicago). Also, see three new images in Gallery2 for 2017.

Please listen to some samples of my original musical compositions like the acoustic guitar solo called Picture Window Rag or maybe my instrumental take on some familiar old pop-tunes like, say, Happy Together (remember The Turtles?) These and plenty more tunes are found in my music catalog of guitar arrangements, including recent albums like Amber Burst and Tonewood , also EPs and singles available online at your favorite digital download stores.

For your edutainment, read my blogs and essays linked to these pages. And did I mention my scientific research? I've done some critical thinking on aspects of the brain (sorry, I no longer offer my writing services for hire) but you can always email me with questions about my art, music, and literature (or my inventions: The BLOX or the Fine-Tune Belt Buckle). You can buy selected drawings and other goods like my latest book, The Intellectual Handyman On Art. It's about as smart as a book can get.

Among the pictures in the galleries is the acrylic painting called Buck. He's got attitude, looking all mystical and tattooey, hanging fire while his little pals rollick in the back yard. You'll find him and way more in the More Art Gallery.

Enjoy Gary Peterson Art & Music: Your brain will thank you.

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