John Petrey

About John

education 1981 B.S. Degree – Commercial Photography, Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA 1978 A.S. Degree – Graphic Design, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA

Selected exhibitions  2015- Art Access Gallery, Bexley, OH                                                                                                           2013 Tennessee Valley Museum – Tuscumbia, AL, Solo Exhibition, March 2013 2012 WonderGround Gallery – Disneyland® Resort, CA, Princess Merida “Brave” Movie Feminimity in Form – Weinberger Fine Art (Group Show), Kansas City, MO Canyon Road Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture Garden Exhibition – Santa Fe, NM 2011 Tennessee Governor’s Mansion – Nashville, TN “To Wear or Not To Wear” – Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, October 30, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                             2012 “Unruffled Views: The Dress as Symbol” – Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek, April 15 – July 9                          2010 Vitra Design Museum – Weil am Rhein, Germany – Hidden Heroes, August 20 – September 19 Art San Diego – San Diego, CA FADA Los Angeles Art Show – Los Angeles, CA Public Art Chattanooga 4th Biennial Exhibition – Chattanooga, TN “Articles of Dress” – Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO                                                                                                                                     2009 Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA – Solo Exhibition, November 14, 2009 – January 3, 2010 Haven Gallery, Austin, TX – Solo Exhibition, November 14, 2009 – January 3, 2010 Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery Exhibition, Nashville, TN – Solo Show, October 1 – 13 Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga – Feminine Mystique Petrey Collection – Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Phipps Plaza, Atlanta, GA Art Access Gallery, Bexley, Ohio – Paintings, Sculpture, Glass – April 21 – May 23 Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA – Group Show 2008 Art Basel Miami – Miami, FL “Scarey Stuff” Group Show, CreateHere Gallery – Chattanooga, TN “Surface Issues” Group Show, CreateHere Gallery – Chattanooga, TN “Passages” Group Show, CreateHere Gallery – Chattanooga, TN 2007 Niche Magazine National Award Winner – Mixed Media Niche Magazine National Award Winner – Recycled Materials 2006 Niche Magazine National Award Finalist Lois Lambert Gallery – Santa Monica, CA – Group Show “John Petrey Undressed”, Solo Exhibition, Gallery M – Winter Park, FL Orlando Opera Show House – Gallery Exhibit “The Dress Show” Group Exhibition – Orlando, Florida 2005 “Art Against the War”, Comma Gallery – Orlando, FL Rollins College Fall Group Exhibition – Winter Park, FL commissions, grants and public collections 2012 BlueCross BlueShield of Iowa, Permanent Collection, Des Moines. IA 2011 City of Chattanooga, Permanent Collection, TN, “Blue Boy – Pull Toy #1” 2010 4th Biennial Sculpture Exhibit, Public Art Chattanooga, “Blue Boy – Pull Toy #1” 2009 State of Tennessee Permanent Collection, Nashville, TN, “Willow” 2009 Lyndhurst Foundation, CreateHere, MakeWork Grant recipient, Rhino Sculpture Project 2008 JANUS Corporation – Mobil Education Art Collection, Denver, CO, “Baby Vegas” 2008 City of Chattanooga Public Art Purchase, Permanent Collection, TN, “Party Dress” 2008 Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth, TX, Mixed Media Sculptures “Five Flying Dresses”

Affiliations:  American Craft Council Americans for the Arts International Sculpture Center Midsouth Sculpture Alliance Tennesseans for the Arts gallery

Representation Art Access Gallery – Bexley, OH Canyon Road Contemporary Art – Santa Fe, NM Miller Gallery – Cincinnati, OH Russell Collection – Austin, TX Terzian Galleries – Park City, UT Weinberger Fine