Peter Harrison was born in 1973 and grew up in New York city. He graduated with a BFA from the woodworking and furniture design program at RIT in 1996. Upon graduating he began producing his art full time. In 2008, he completed a new studio just outside of Saratoga Springs NY. In 2007 he participated in the prestigious International Turning Exchange residency sponsored by the Woodturning Center in Philadelphia. He was awarded a NYFA (New York Foundation of the Arts) grant in 2001. His work has transformed from one-of-a-kind furniture, to sculpture, to his present line of handmade limited production pieces.