Born 1932 in White Plains, NY, Peter Fay received a BS Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He became a professional engineer in the state of California, working in aerospace, nuclear power and the development of a condensing system for use in power plants. He is the holder of numerous patents in nuclear power and aerospace engineering.
He is a member of the San Dieguito Art Guild in Encinitas, CA and the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
His gallery associations include the Ordover Gallery in Solana Beach, CA, and the Casa Diana Galeria de Arte in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico.
He received the Best of Show award at the San Diego County Fair, Exhibition of Photography, 1998.
His other interests include tennis, travel, wilderness hiking, and inventing.