John Petrey

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

2009

Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA – Solo Show, Nov 14, 2009 – Jan 3, 2010

Haven Gallery, Austin , TX – Solo Show November 2009

Tennesse Arts Commission Gallery, Nashville, TN – Solo Show, Oct 1 – 13

Port Clinton Art Festival – Chicago, IL – Best of Show

Feminine Mystique – Jewish Community Federation of Creator Chattanooga

Petrey Collection – Sak’sFifth Avenue, Phipps Plaza, Atlanta, GA

Art Access Gallery, Santa Monica, CA – Group Show 2009

Brookside Art Annual – Kansas City, MO – Best of Show

Main Street Art Festival – Fort Worth, TX – Best in Sculpture

 

2008

Art Basel Miami – Miami, FL

CreateHere Gallery – “Scarey Stuff” Group Show – Chattanooga, TN

St. James Court CASA Art Benefit – Louisville, KY

CreateHere Gallery – “Surface Issues” Group Show – Chattanooga, TN

4 Bridges Art Festival – Chattanooga, TN – Best in Category – 3D Mixed Media

CreateHere Gallery – “Passages” Group Show – Chattanooga, TN

Plaza Art Festival – Kansas City, MO

Ft. Lauderdale National Art Festival – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Coconut Grove Art Festival – Miami, FL

American Craft Council – Baltimore Show – Baltimore, MD

Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival – Winter Park, FL

Cherry Creek Art Festival – Denver, CO

Ann Arbor Art Festival – Ann Arbor, MI

St. Louis Art Festival – St. Louis, MO

Old Town Art Festival – Chicago, IL

Northern Virginia Fine Art Festival – Reston, VA

Kentuck Fine ArtFestival – Tuscaloosa, AL

 

2007

Niche Magazine National Award Winner – Mixed Media

Niche Magazine National Award Winner – Recycled Materials

Kentuck Fine Art Festival – Tuscaloosa, AL – Best of Show

Uptown Art Festival – tampa, FL

American Craft Council Show – Atlanta, GA

Naples National Art Festival – Naples, FL

Gasparilla Art Festival – Tampa, FL

Winter park Art Festival – Winter Park, FL

Ann Arbor Art Festival – Ann Arbor, MI

Cherry Creek Art Festival – Denver, CO


2006

Niche Magazine National Award Finalist

Uptown Art Festival – Minneapolis, MN – Best of Show

Frederick Festival of the Arts – Frederick, MD – Best of Show

4 Bridges Art Festival – Chatttanooga, TN – Best in Category – 3D Mixed Media

Osceola Art Festival – Best in Category – Mixed Media

Lois Lambert Gallery – Santa Monica, CA – Group Show

Gallery M – Winter Park, FL – Solo Show

Orlando Opera Show House – Gallery Exhibit

Miami Beach Festival – Ann Arbor, MI

The Dress Show – Group Show – Orlando, Florida

Bethesda Art Festival – Best in Category – Mixed Media

 

2005

Art Against the War – Comma Gallery -  Orlando. FL

October 2005 Group Show – Rollins College – Winter Park, FL

Cherry Creek Art Festival –  Denver, CO

St. Lois Art Festival – St. Louis, MO

Gasparilla Art Festival – Tampa, FL

Port Clinton Art Festival – Highland Park, IL

Atlanta Dogwood Art Festival – Atlanta, GA


Commisions, grants and collections

2009 Lynhurst Foundation, CreateHere, MakeWork Grant recipient, Rhino Sculpture Projekt

2009 Maryville Civic Arts Center – Finalist for major sculpture commission

2008 JANUS – Mobile Education Art Collection – “Baby Vegas” 27”Tx18”Wx18”D, Red Bottle Cap, Top with Playing Card Bodice

2008 City of Chattanooga, Permanent Collection, TN – “Party Dress” 65”Tx36”Wx36”D, Bronze Patina Copper –  Public Art Purchase

2008 Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Ft Worth, TX "Five Flying Dresses”, each 40”Tx60”Wx12´D, Mixed Media Sculptures

2005 University of Michigan Medical Center, AnnArbor, ML


Press and articles

Blush Magazine – feature Article – May 2009

City Scope Magazine – Summer 2009

American Style Magazine June 2009

Craft’s  Report – April 2009

American Style Magazine – Portfolio- October 2008

Knoxville News – December 28, 2008

Raw Vision Magazine – Autumn/Fall 2008

Automobile Club of America – Journey – July/August 2008

In the City Magazine – Chattanooga Times – June 2008

The Chattanoogan – March 23, 2007

Minnesota Monthly – July 2007

Niche Magazine – Spring 2007