Pete Damon is an artist and severely injured Iraq War Veteran. He lost parts of both arms while serving in Iraq as a helicopter mechanic in 2003. Initially a form of occupational therapy, painting quickly developed into a full-time passion. Pete's artistic influences are many; including Robert Henri, Edward Hopper, John Sloan, George Luks, George Bellows, and too many others to list. Originally hailing from Brockton, MA, Pete now lives with his wife and two children in Middleboro, Masschusetts. Pete and his wife Jennifer are co-owners of True Grit Art Gallery in Middleboro and represent over 20 other regional artists as well. Pete's studio is located upstairs from the gallery.