Peter Stroud (1921-2012) was an abstract artist born in Ealing, Middlesex. After becoming a prisoner of war during WWII, he studied a teacher’s diploma at London University. Stroud was a mostly self-taught artist although did study part-time at Central and Hammersmith Schools of Art. Stroud’s exhibitions included Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, 1969, Ulster Museum in Belfast, 1971, and a number in the United States. Stroud taught in America, including professor of painting at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.