Petros Zoumboulakis was born on 19 April 1937 in Athens, Greece. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Art - ASFA (1956-1964) painting with Yannis Moralis (1956-1961) and stage design with Vassilis Vassiliadis (1962-1964). With support from the Greek State Scholarship Foundation - IKY he studied the Byzantine and folklore art in Greece (1964-1965). He had his first personal exhibition in 1970 in Athens, and participated in Panhellenic and other group exhibitions in Greece and abroad already since 1965. In 1971 he received the painting award "Hymn to Liberty". From 1964 to 1986 he taught at the Athens Technological Organization - ATE of Constantinos A. Doxiadis (1913-1975). As stage design and costume designer he collaborated with many theaters in Athens and Thessaloniki. He has illustrated a series of books and magazines as well. His art is concerned with the dialogue between objectivity and abstraction, which complement each other in his work.
Petros Zoumboulakis continues to live and work in Athens.