I grew up in Ohio and the Philadelphia suburbs. Attended Philadelphia College of Art. Studied at Fleisher Art Memorial, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). Pete has also participated in a number of classes at Chester County Art Association, and workshops held by Nelson Shanks, Odd Nerdrum, and Sidney Goodman. Exhibitions include the Art of the State PA, Phila. City Hall, Civic Center, , Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Sunset Hill Gallery and others. Solo shows Visual Expansion Gallery, Church Street Gallery, Chester County Art Assoc. His work has appeared in numerous juried and invitational exhibitions, including several solo shows.