Peter K. Mathios is his name. Behind each of his paintings is inspiration that comes from past experiences.His ideas come from his childhood when he used to hunt ducks with his father and brother in the Suisun Marsh of Northern California. This passion soon led the Artist into the world of wildlife conversation and supporting the groups that purchase,enhance and maintain our wildlife habitat.
Currently, Peter is the 2009 Ducks Unlimited International Artist of the Year and has designed the 2010 DU National Stamp. His work was featured in the 2008 Pheasants Forever National Art Package as well as in the state DU merchandise packages. In 2006, he won the Michigan Duck Stamp contest. Four times,he has been juried into the prestigious Birds in Art exhibition.
He has appeared in Wildlife Art magazine many times,and US Art magazine named him one of the "Young Guns of Wildlife Art" in an editorial describing up and coming wildlife Artists. Internationally,he was commisioned to paint the 2001 New Zealand Fish and game Habitat Stamp. Peter does numerous shows throughout the country each year and is represented and published by Wild Wings.