Hocking, Peter Son of Rowland F. and Shirley O. Hocking.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1988. Master of Fine Arts, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont, 2002.
Assistant, associate director Brown University, Howard R. Swearer Center Public Service, Providence, 1988—1992, associate dean college, director, 1992—2005. Faculty member Goddard College, Interdisciplinary Arts Program, Plainfield, Vermont, since 2003. Director Rhode Island School of Design, Office Public Engagement, Providence, since 2006.
Founding board president New Urban Arts, Providence, 1996—2001.
Chair Rhode Island Commission National And Community Service, Providence, 1993—1999. President SCALE, Student Coalition Action Literacy Education, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1993—1996. Board member Project Eye-to-Eye, New York City, 2004—2009.
President New Urban Arts, Providence, 1996—2001, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project Rhode Island, Providence, 1996—1999. Board member Common Cause Rhode Island, 2009.