Peter Ekström was born on August 7 1954 in Orebro, the sixt largest town in Sweden. His mother was a housewife. His father was an employee in a american company that sold shoe machines. PE is currently living in the outskirts of Orebro – the village Jarle which is near the small town Nora. He is today working as a artist, a journalist and headmaster for Orebro Art College. As an artist he uses the signature PEK. He is working on a suit of drawings called Sinners and Saints. The underlying theme in them is how some people are treated by others and becomes outcasts.