Charles L. Peterson’s first book, Of Time and Place, was published in 1994 by White Door Publishing Company. It won Best in Category by the Printing Industries of America in 1997. The book focuses on 42 major paintings in the Memories Collection with additional drawings, preliminary sketches, quotations, photography, and stories of the artist’s lifestyle. It provides readers with a sense of the artist’s philosophy on art and life. Hardcover or paperback versions are available, both produced on high quality clay coated stock. The hardcover, or “Gallery Edition,” comes with a miniature print, “Wood Sorrell and Mud Lake,” 2500 S/N (not available separately).
Charles L. Peterson's second book, Reflections, was published in 2001 by White Door Publishing Company. Reflections presents Charles L. Peterson’s life in a chronological fashion, providing readers with the biographical context in which he built an extraordinarily successful career. The book showcases more than 60 paintings, accompanied by commentary from the artist. Hardcover or paperback versions are available, both produced on high quality clay coated stock. The hard cover book, a limited edition of 3,000, includes a miniature signed and numbered print, “Best Friends," (not available separately).