(1900-1969, American) This Tucson artist studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art and at the Art Students League in New York.
A painter, an etcher, an illustrator, writer, teacher and lecturer, he wrote How Percival Caught the Tiger (1936) and How Percival Caught the Python (1937) as well as Painting the Southwest Landscape (1961). He illustrated Plants of Sun and Sand (1939).
Peirce taught at the Gerry Peirce School in Tucson, Arizona.
His art resides in the Josyln Art Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Cleveland Museum of Arts and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to name a few institutions.