Peter was born in New York in 1947. He received a BFA from the Tyler School of Art and an MFA from the University of PA. Peter taught at the Tower Hill School in Wilmington, DE and the Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, PA.
Peter, when he is not painting, works as an art dealer in Philadelphia through the McClees Gallery. He specialized in European and early American Art. His vast knowledge of art is evident in his work.
Peter Rudolph has spent many summers here on Islesford and uses one of the boathouses along Sand Beach Road as his studio. He is enjoying his recently built home here on the island.