kristin maija peterson / Works on paper


Works On Paper

ABOVE: I Will Wait For You Forever © 2022 Kristin Maija Peterson. Watercolor on 300 lb. Fabriano Watercolor Paper  (28” x 33.5” Framed) 1700 USD

I Am a Beauty Hunter.

My artwork represents the wild, the messy, the misunderstood, the “scape” within the landscape. The spaces and places I find intriguing and magical are often passed over and yet their details and complexities reveal ecosystems vital to the whole and our well-being. There is such beauty in the natural chaos of things.


Latest Work

We Are Star Dust watercolor pen and ink original work by Kristin Maija Peterson

We Are Stardust

Watercolor  and ink on 300lb 100% Cotton Hot Press Fabriano Watercolor Paper. 37” H x 28.5” W. Framed.
© 2022 Kristin Maija Peterson I 2000 USD


The foot path was strewned with fallen yellow Aspen leaves. The contrast was stunning and I wanted to capture it somehow. The swirl of the leaves and the white grains on the path made me think of space, planets, and floating, weightless over the Milky Way. It also made me think of the refrain from Joni Mitchell’s song Woodstock.

We are stardust
We are golden
And we’ve got to get ourselves
Back to the garden

Deep down, I think we all want to get ourselves back to the garden, find ourselves re-connected with nature. Nature is a part of who we are afterall.

Special Note: The ink background was created using .005 Pigma Micron Archival Ink pens. I went through a total of 14 pens to complete this piece.



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ArtReach St. Croix 2022 Members Show Announcement

2022 Members’ Show

2022 Summer Members Exhibition
224 North 4th Street
Stillwater, MN
July 7 – August 13, 2022

As a new member of ArtReach St. Croix, I am exhibiting one of my current pieces, We Are Stardust.

This exhibit is an eclectic, diverse collection of art created by over 50 members, from ceramics, printmaking, paintings, photography, mixed media, and sculpture, there is something for everyone at this show!

Closing Party: Saturday, August 13, 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
The Audience Award (people can vote for their favorite piece), sponsored by Cummings & Bonestroo Law Office will be announced at the closing party.

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday and Friday: 10 am – 4 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 4 pm

The Gallery is free and open to the public.


10% of all Terra Kind Studio’s annual sales of original artwork and prints are donated to nonprofits working on environmental and climate change issues. By supporting this local artist, you can have beauty on your walls while doing good in the world.

All artwork shown on this website is protected by copyright law and can not be reproduced without expressed written permission by the artist.
If you like what you see here, be kind and share but don’t steal.


Terra Kind Studio showcases the creative work of visual artist and designer Kristin Maija Peterson. Growing up among prairies, lakes, rivers, and oak savannas along with her project work with environmental nonprofit organizations have collectively influenced her creative path. Kristin works in watercolor, graphite, color pencil, oil pastels and pen and ink, interpreting in detail the beautiful chaos within native wild spaces and its inhabitants found living there. She sees all living creatures as kin and is always kind to spiders.

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p: 651 318 7100

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