Born in Plymouth, Peter is an architect, now retired. He has painted throughout his adult life both in producing visual material to support his work as an architect and as a leisure activity. He is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and a past chairman of the Painters' Fine Art Society.
Peter is also a member of the Maritime Art Group, the Essex Art Club (of which he is currently vice chairman) and the Old Royal Naval College Art Club, formerly the National Maritime Museum Art Club of which he is a past chairman. He exhibits regularly with all of these organisations and has been awarded various prizes including Best Painting with the NMMAC and the Essex Art Club and Best Painting and Best Body of Work with the Painters’ Fine Art Society.
His preferred medium is watercolour though he does work in acrylics. He paints a wide variety of subjects, still life, life, landscape and maritime.