Peter Cochrane is an artist and an author exploring queer politics, autobiographical and ancestral trauma and recovery, and the fabrication of histories through self-portraiture, abstraction, floral arrangements, and installation. His work has appeared in BOMB, Headmaster, The San Francisco Chronicle, make/shift, SFAQ/NYAQ/AQ, Artslant, the de Young Museum, the Vermont Center for Photography, the Tokyo International Photo Awards, and others. His work is in the permanent collections of [sentanyl] and The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. He has held solo exhibitions in San Francisco, California and Richmond, Virginia. He is currently a lecturer in the Photography and Film department at Virginia Commonwealth University.