Peterson, Kathleen.. was born the third child of a third child to school teacher parents in Provo, Utah. Having been raised with the idea that the best education is travel she has lived in the Virgin Islands, Malaysia and Hawaii and traveled throughout southeast Asia and Central America. As an artist she is continually learning painting with oils and watercolors, illustrating books, making batiks and building clay figures. She and her husband have four grown children and live on a farm in Spring City in Sanpete Valley with three horses, twelve free range chickens, two barn cats, two ducks, and Pete the Dog.
She paints landscapes, architecture and people, using oils, watercolors, pastels and batik. Kathy also enjoys illustrating books and publications. Books include “A World of Faith” ; a book by Peggy Fletcher Stack featuring 28 world religions: “Stones of the Temple ; a book by Fred Voros about the building of the Salt Lake Temple”; and 7 books of fables by Carol Lynn Pearson including “The Lesson”, “What Love Is”, Will You Still Be My Daughter”, “A Strong Man”, “ Girlfriend”, “The Gift”, and “Sisters” ; “Koa’s Seed” a Hawaiian legend by Carolyn Han.