Peanutbutter, the person, has been painting people since 1978. Peanutbutter himself has performed in France, at Seibu department stores in Tokyo(1983), in India, Bali, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Bloomingdales, NYC, Henri Bendels, The Corcoran Museum in D.C., Laumier Sculpture Center in St. Louis, Puerto Rico, Milano, at the Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio, Italy, among many others. He has painted nude bodies for Calvin Klein, Annie Leibowitz, and Cher. He was featured on Martha Stewart in 2000.
Peanutbutter is a sculptor, painter, quilter, and jeweler. He has received 4 art grants in the last three years for painting and sculpture, including one from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, SEPTA Art-in-Transit, and the University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded a fellowship in 2000 by the USIA, and spent 5 weeks in Aleppo, Syria, doing photo workshops, and exhibiting. He just returned in December, 2016, from an art fellowship and group exhibition in Myanmar (Burma). He works and resides in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in microbiology.