Peter Welch is a New York City based multidisciplinary artist with professional credits as an actor, playwright, filmmaker and fine art photographer. His fine art photographic work has been exhibited in various venues throughout world and has been given citations by the International Photography Awards on six different occasions . These images often explore the American landscape in an attempt to find a sense of place in an ever changing, commercially oriented environment.
As a filmmaker Peter directed the feature film Three Long Years, which was picked up for worldwide VOD distribution by Zurich based Diva Releasing. He also co-directed the experimental film The Piles Project, which features Art World superstars Mark Kostabi and Taylor Mead. Recently he completed directing the experimental film Hard Drive featuring two time César Winning Actress Élodie Bouchez, and is producing Hamilton Harris’s documentary debut film The Kids featuring Chloe Sevigny, Jason Lee and Rosario Dawson.
To date Peter has had two full length plays produced in New York- Two Alone/Too Together & Don’t Tell Mother, as well as two one act plays- The Idea & That Guy. He is currently working on two new full length plays- Autumn Stage & Thelonious. In addition to playwriting, he has also acted in dozens of plays, films and television shows including leading roles on A&E’s critically acclaimed Fugitive Chronicles and the Cannes Film Festival award winning short A Bike Ride. Currently Peter is developing The House Arrest Rooneys- a new sitcom for network television featuring talk show legend Jerry Springer, three time TONY winner John Cullum and international drag icon & Drama Desk winning playwright Charles Busch.