Peter Southworth grew up in the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho and went to school at Hilton College. After a Graphic Design course at Michaelis School of Fine Art he joined the world of advertising. After selling his business he lectured at the Red and Yellow school of Advertising and is now consulting from home in Hermanus. He has won number of awards in his time, the most sought after being the Loerie Grand Prix. Painting has always been integral to Peter's life and a way of creating outside of his working ours.