Peter Shrope - Senior Exhibit Designer

Peter Shrope is the senior exhibit artist/designer of Phoenixx Design Associates. Peter is an exhibit designer with more than 28 years of experience in the field. His expertise is concentrated in the design, administration, fabrication and installation of museum displays.

Peter’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from Goddard College, in Plainfield, VT and a Masters of Fine Arts from the Pennsylvania State University, School of Visual Arts, University Park, PA.

Recent major projects include Titanic Science: The Real Artifacts, The True Stories which is an 8000sq. ft., 1.5 million dollar, National Science Foundation funded project. Peter was the primary Exhibit Designer within the development team, Peter’s focus was on design, interactive and technical development of components ranging from “Stress a Rivet” to a 4,000-gallon water tank with a visitor controlled R.O.V. One of his latest creations is a historical museum at the Perry Street Railroad Station in Titusville, Pennsylvania. This was a large, visual, interactive railroading museum funded in part by the State of Pennsylvania.

Outer Space Place is a 5000 sq. ft., I million dollar project that includes the Hubble Space Telescope National Visitors Center. Peter would work with Scientists, Astronauts and Space Science Engineers to develop content and interactives ranging from the Big Bang, Stellar and Galactic Evolution, Our Solar System, and Views of Earth taken from space.

Shrope is proficient with his use of Windows, CAD in vellum, AutoCAD 2000, 3D visualizations in TrueSpace, Front Page, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw.

Ceramic sculpture dominates Peter’s past time. He is a skilled, highly trained, award-winning sculptor. Peter has been featured in and has written many articles in Ceramic Journals. He and his wife have two children.