An active graffiti writer from an early age, Petker painted as a street artist through college. While pursuing a degree in History, his interest in the arts and Art History expanded beyond graffiti. After studying abroad in Florence, Italy during college, he became engrossed in figurative and abstract painting and committed himself to making art his career. He has exhibited in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and the U.K. He lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.