Peter Paris


Public bio

A graduate of School of Visual Arts in New York City, Peter began in photography at the age of 10. Excelling in his craft through high school, he was a finalist in the Teen Arts photography competition and entered SVA as a finalist in the schools scholarship competition. He developed his professional eye working in the commercial photography industry for 13 years while also in this period, he worked as a production assistant and Best Boy Gaffer on several television commercials. He has worked on many national shoots for products and publications including Revlon, Coca-Cola, Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazines. Editing came through a career change in advertising where Peter became the in-house editor at Alchemy, a pharmaceutical advertising agency in New York City. Alchemy's client list included, Motrin, Pepcid, Mylanta, Splenda, Immodium and many others. Upon leaving Alchemy he has worked on music videos, documentaries and maintains his contacts in the advertising industry. Peter is also an accomplished musician and has recorded as a musician for a Publix television commercial and an independent feature film.