Pops Peterson is best known for his works on the theme of Civil Rights and Freedom. His photographs have been
featured in many solo exhibitions as well as group
exhibitions around the U.S. From 2018 – 2021 Pops was
represented in the international Museum tour,
"Re-imagining the Four Freedoms," curated by the Norman Rockwell Museum. In 2020, Pops was featured in a solo exhibition “Rockwell Revisited” at the Norman Rockwell Museum.
In 2015, Pops debuted his renowned collection,
"Reinventing Rockwell." In this critically acclaimed project he re-imagines the iconic works of Norman Rockwell,
recreating them with new models, new narratives and
current social issues. Celebrating the diversity in today's America, the series has won Pops a great deal of press coverage, as well as an award from the Northeast Regional Conference on Fair Housing and Civil Rights. He has also been named the first Artist in Residence of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. The Norman Rockwell Museum has embraced the project, presenting Pops' work and two lectures in their main gallery, some of the best attended events in the history of the museum. His work has been featured in publications including the New York Times, and has been featured in television segments of CBS Sunday Morning and Boston’s WCVB-TV “Chronicle”.