Peter Herbert studied at the Brooklyn Museum, the Art Students League of New York and with Brooklyn realist painter Andrew Reiss and master painter David Levine, deceased.  In 1971, with his marriage to Geraldine Parkhurst, a native of Gloucester, he was introduced to watercolorist Erma Wheeler, who for more than 30 years was his teacher, mentor and close friend.  He was also mentored by Gloucester artist Gordon Goetemann, deceased.

Peter was a member of The Painting Group, a group of artists who for many years painted together in a Soho studio in New York City under the influence and guidance of artists David Levine and Aaron Shikler.

Peter is a member of The North Shore Arts Association, East Gloucester, Massachusetts and the Rockport Art Association, Rockport, Massachusetts.

His work has been exhibited at The Crosby Gallery and The Century Association in New York City, The Wenniger Gallery, formerly of Rockport, Massachusetts and, more recently, in solo exhibitions at The Annisquam Village Art Gallery and The Gloucester Sawyer Free Library.

He lives with his wife Gerry in Annisquam. In addition to gallery exhibitions that will be announced on this site, Peter Herbert’s work may be seen in his home by private appointment.  You may contact him by telephone at 978-283-2263 or by email addressed to


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