Born in Wiltshire, England, 6/6/51, the son of an R.A.F. family. As a child Peter
travelled widely, including Singapore and the Far East. After boarding school he
attended Colleges of Further Education and Technical College he was accepted for
Hons. Degree at Camberwell College of Art, London. He then went to Brighton University
for his Post Graduate Teaching Qualification. His first teaching post was in Hornsea
on the East Yorkshire Coast.
His next post took him into the private sector as Head of Art, Craft and Technology
at a school in Essex, then, after six years he returned to the state sector, a brief
one year contract at Grimsby and then took early retirement after his final five
year post as Head of Art, Craft and Design at a High School in Suffolk.
During this time he had also become qualified as an Advanced Clay Shooting Instructor,
Archery Leader, Ski Leader, Canoeist, and Sailor. His skills now encompassed teaching
all of the fine arts, drawing, painting in many mediums, ceramics and sculpture,
woodcarving, mixed crafts, computer graphics and more.
Exhibitions include :-
The Ferens - Hull, Spencer Coleman’s – Beverley, Alan Stuttle - York, Marlborough
in Wiltshire, three one man exhibitions of both his Paintings and Ceramics at Sewerby
Hall and a joint two man exhibition at the Marlborough Gallery in Blenheim, New Zealand.
He has also exhibited in Galleries in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, and has had work
accepted by the Royal Academy. After Painting trips to Switzerland, America, and
New Zealand has had work in a major Savannah Gallery, and the Taylor Jensen Gallery,
Palmerston New Zealand. The International Artist Magazine has featured three articles
on his work during 1999/2000, and the Leisure Painter a further two in 2001, two
more in July and August 2002, and one in July 2003.