The Creative World of Gretchen Peterson

Palaces! Paintings! Movies! Stories!

Discover what one person can create!

Izumi Productions Presents

Persephone   Xoa   Iris

A Myth  A Memoir  A Mission

Izumi Productions Presents

Gretchen Peterson

A Name from a Fairy Tale

Gretchen’s latest one-woman show

Stories and artwork

Turning Pain into Paintings, Upheaval into Uplift

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Photo by Anna Caitlin Photography


Lemonwood Court is the royal palace in the imaginary country of Ruizkaylia, a matrilineal monarchy on the shores of the Garseerian Sea. 

Lemonwood Court is also the shorthand description of the Creative World of Gretchen Peterson. In this website, Gretchen presents her ideas, stories, and artwork that she’s been creating since October 29, 1981!


All content on this website is the exclusive property of Gretchen Peterson.  Lemonwood Court © 2017

Three original stories about women who love women

Written and Performed by Gretchen Peterson


Article from January 2018 Performance

Broadway World Portland Article