Laurie Beck Peterson

Contact Information

Phone: 215-209-9100

6904 Henley Street Philadelphia, PA 19119

Please contact artist for purchases, commissions, etc.




Into the Woods

Selected Exhibitions

Local Alternatives, The Light Room Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Pinhole Featured Photographer, Chris Keeney, San Diego, CA

Palladium over Gold Leaf, High Point, Philadelphia, PA

In My Body Reworks, The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

Recent works in non-silver, High Point, Philadelphia, PA

Bed, Umbrella Arts, NY, NY

Ellarslie Open XXVI, The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ

Ellarslie Open XXVI, The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ

Recent Works in Gum Bichromate, High Point, Philadelphia, PA

Places, High Point, Philadelphia, PA

Allens Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

Picturing Communities, Penn Charter, Philadelphia, PA

Undressed – Looking at Nudes, Umbrella Arts, New York, NY

The Subversive Lens, Wired Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

Two Photographers, Infusion Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

National Alternative Processes Show, Soho Photo, New York, NY

Handcrafted, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, CA

The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA

Fine Arts Exhibition, Joe and Emily Lowe Gallery, Syracuse, NY

London Exhibition, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Professional Experience

1984 - present
Commercial, Lifestyle photography, Laurie Beck Peterson Photography, Rochester, NY and Philadelphia, PA

Workshop Instructor, Googleworks, Reading, PA

2011 - present
Part-time Faculty, University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010 - present
Adjunct Faculty, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA

Workshop Instructor, Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA

Workshop Instructor, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

Workshop Instructor, Studio B, Alys Beach, FL

2007 - present
Continuing Education Instructor, University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2005 - 2011
Teaching Assistant, University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2005 - 2007
Board of Directors, First Person Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1994 - 1998
Juror, SMS Corporate Juried Photo Competitions, Philadelphia, PA

1986 - 1987
Sales Representative, Deborah Wolfe Ltd., Philadelphia, PA

1985 - 1986
Instructor, Community Darkroom (CE workshops), Rochester, NY

In-house Photographer, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY

1984 - 1986
Instructor, Aesthetic Education Institute, Rochester, NY

1984 - 1985
Artist in Residence, Aesthetic Education Institute, Rochester, NY

Professional Affiliations

The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Society for Photographic Education, Oxford, OH
American Society of Media Photographers, Philadelphia, PA
Editorial Photographers, Seattle, WA
Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, Los Angeles, CA

Awards and Honors

People’s Choice Award, Krappy Kamera 2007 Soho Photo, New York, NY

Best of Show/Honorable Mention, Campos Photography Center, Rochester, NY

Honorable Mention, Rochester Society of Communicating Arts, Rochester, NY

Rochester Community Savings Bank Annual Calendar, Rochester, NY

Addy Award, Philadelphia Inquirer Ad Campaign, Philadelphia, PA

Lectures and Talks

Speaker, Professional Practices Class, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Work included in Jill Enfield Presentation and Workshop at the PhotoPlus Expo

Commencement Speaker, The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Speaker, The Women in Photojournalism Conference, Baltimore, MD


Robert Brand, Solutions for Progress, Philadelphia, PA
Valley Green Bank, Philadelphia, PA
The Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

Michael Masch, Philadelphia, PA
Tonya Bates and Don Helgeson, New York, NY
Mira Rabin and Tom Whitman, Philadelphia, PA
Laura Morris Siena and Ronald Siena, Philadelphia, PA


Portraits, Sante Fe Photographic Workshops, A&I Studios Publication

Beck, John H., Percussion Matters, University of Rochester Press

Beck, John H., Encyclopedia of Percussion, Garland Press, Inc.

Beck, John H., Encyclopedia of Percussion, Second Edition, Routledge, Taylor Francis Group


1980 - 1984
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY