Peter Pierce (born April 6, 1969 in Mountain View, California) is a surfer and artist known for is works depicting surfers.
Pierce began drawing before the age of six and has become an important figure in the emerging surf art movement. He started surfing in Half Moon Bay and has lived and surfed in Santa Barbara, Dana Point, Morro Bay, and Hawaii. Currently he is known for painting famous surf spots in the United States. An accomplished surfer, as well as artist, he has been seen surfing and skateboarding among former world champions including Tom Curren, Kelly Slater, Tony Hawk, and other board sport professionals. His paintings of Rincon, Refugio, Malibu, Santa Cruz, Hollister Ranch, Santa Barbara, Salt Creek and other spots are well known and have been published in many surf periodicals. His works currently show in galleries all over the coastal United States.
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“Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.”
—Franklin Pierce Adams (18811960)
“About the alleged condition of the property. Does it have to be intact?”
—Margaret Forster, British screenwriter, Peter Nichols, and Silvio Narizzano. Georgy (Lynn Redgrave)