Peter was born in Zurich (Switzerland) 1943, started his formal education in an advertising agency with design studio and he started painting at the age of about 25.
There are not a lot of paintings which are the same - changing subjects is a must for Peter.
Impressions, feelings and at the end there is a painting.
Most of his skills are self-taught and refined over the years, he likes challenges and tries to master them with new approaches and different techniques.
Some of his recent series containing “Flower close-ups”, “Hinterland”, "Beyond Realism", land and seascapes, as well as abstracts.
Peter won many awards 1st prizes, some highly commended and was featured in many newspapers and magazines.
2011 Finalist Moreton Bay Arts Award
2008 Highly commended “Mary Valley” section / Imbil Art Show
2007 1st prize Australian Landscape Award Gold Rush Competition 2007 Highly commended Noosa Show (contemporary style)
2006 1st prize Noosa Show + 1 highly commended, 1 commended
2006 Commended Abstract painting Mary Valley Art Show Imbil
2006 Finalist Outback Competition Regional Gallery Winton Qld
2011 Noosa Regional Gallery (Inner Beauty + Beyond Realism)
2010 Regional Gallery Gympie (Inner Beauty + Beyond Realism)
2009 Regional Gallery Hervey Bay (Inner Beauty)
2008 Old Pomona Railway Station Gallery “Life is ever changing”
2008 Regional Gallery Caloundra Qld “Inner Beauty”
2007 Gallery Funky Cowgirls, Kenilworth Qld
2006 Cooroy Butter Factory 2006 (Artist of the month)
2006 Gallery Funky Cowgirls Kenilworth Qld
2009 Artists Haven, Ft. Lauderdale FL USA
2008 Caloundra Crowne Plaza Resort “Art at the Crowne”
2008 “Child Abuse Trust” Exhibition “Riverside Centre” Brisbane
2008 Old Pomona Railway Station Gallery “Inside Outside”
2008 Art Spectacular Eumundi (Easter2008)
2008 Brenden’s Fine Art Gallery, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast
2008 Festuri 2007 – Cooroy Butter Factory Art Centre
2007 Art Spectacular Eumundi (Easter 2007)
2007/08 Tree Frog Gallery, Maleny Qld
2007/08 Gallery of the Historic House in Yandina Qld
2007/08 Old Pomona Railway Station Gallery, Pomona
2006/07 Gallery of the “Cooroy Butter Factory”, Cooroy
2006 Gallery Oscar in Pymble - Sydney NSW
2006 Art Sydney 06 represented by Gallery Oscar
His work can be found in many private collections in Australia, Switzerland and the US.