Peter has been a professional photographer for over 30 years. His teachers include Baptist fisherman Lester Tate, dancer Martha Myers, French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, Zen Master Bernie Glassman and singer-songwriter Janis Ian. Peter has exhibited his photographs and StillFilms in New York, Krakow, London, Paris, Tokyo, Jerusalem, Kigali, Nanjing, Beijing, Berlin and Grand Manan, Canada. His clients include singers, teachers, chefs, playwrights, athletes, accountants, actors, fishermen and clowns. He teaches “Photography as Zen Practice” in the US and China. is co-author with Peter Matthiessen of “Are You There Yet? A Zen Journey through Space and TIme,” and is a founding member of“The Order of DisOrder”.
In the summer of 2017, Denise Petrizzo premiered her film about Peter at The Grand Manan Museum in New Brunswick, Canada:
And here's another film by Denise Petrizzo produced by Tricycle Magazine. It features Peter interviewing his "Dharma Brothers" on the subject of passing the torch-light from one generation to the next: