Originally from Romania, Petru received his degree in architecture, initially working as an architect and stage designer in his home country. In Canada since 1979, his career has expanded to include the fields of art and design.
As an artist, he explores a wide range of media, including drawing, etching, and painting, with his present focus being on printmaking and collage.
Now dividing his life between Mexico and Canada, he continues as a professional visual artist to present numerous international exhibitions, receiving jury prizes and awards and welcomed in prestigious artist residencies
Petru’s art is found in private collections in Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland and U.S. He is currently represented by galleries in Canada, U.S. and Mexico.