Peter was born in Johannesburg in 1969. In 1986, he matriculated from Kearsney College, where he won numerous art awards including the illustrious Natal Schools Art Award and the Grahamstown Art Festival Award. He went on to study art and graphic design at the Witwatersrand Technicon, where he won the Wilsenach Young Designer’s Award. On completion of his studies, he joined Young & Rubicam, an internationally recognised advertising agency, where he worked as an art director and illustrator. In 1994, he began working as a freelance illustrator in the advertising industry where he was proficient in all mediums, airbrush, pastels, gouache, acrylics, etc.
In 1998, he moved to the Wilderness in the Garden Route of South Afri- ca to become a full time fine artist.