Peter Maibwe came from Lubumbamshi , Congo. His father died in the Katanga Rebellion War. It was at this point that his uncle took him to Livingstone. When Peter was in his second form, his uncle again decided to move him to Lusaka. While in Lusaka Peter joined a band where he was playing the guitar on part-time until he became the full-time guitarist of the band. Peter spent most of his time with the Senegalese Artists Diouf Mousa. Diouf a teacher through Peter Renaissance Art, preparation of Pigments and Canvases. Peter later went on to study Art at Evelyn Hone College on part-time.