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“Carmen,” 2009, 72in. x 35in. x 29in., aluminum and formed plastic ware. Credit: © 2010 John Petrey

John Petrey

Biography

Yardsticks, shingles, playing cards and bottle caps. These are the building blocks of John Petrey’s collection of nostalgic dresses, inspired by his favorite 1960s sitcom mothers. Previously a photographer, Petrey now exhibits his mixed-media work at art festivals, galleries and in his Chattanooga, Tenn., shop. “I want to create work that will speak to people for generations to come,” he says. Petrey was featured in the October 2008 issue of AmericanStyle.

Exhibitions

FADA Los Angeles Art Show — Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 14, 2009-Jan. 3, 2010

John Petrey: Solo Show — Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, Calif., Nov. 14, 2009-Jan. 4, 2010

Articles of Dress — Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Mo,. March 12-May 9, 2010

Public Art Chattanooga Biennial Sculpture Exhibition — Chattanooga, Tenn., April 1, 2010-Oct. 31, 2011

Galleries

Art Access Gallery
540 S. Drexel Ave.
Bexley, Ohio
614-338-8325
www.artaccessgallery.com

Cohen Rese Gallery
432 Sutter St.
San Francisco, Calif.
415-781-6440
www.cohenresegallery.com

Haven Gallery & Fine Gifts
1122 W. 6th St.
Austin, Texas
512-477-2700
www.havengalleryaustin.com

Jeanine Taylor Folk Art
211 E. 1st St.
Sanford, Fla.
407-323-2774
www.jtfolkart.com

Lois Lambert Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave.
Santa Monica, Calif.
310-829-6990
www.loislambertgallery.com

Matt Jones Gallery
2830 6th Ave., South
Birmingham, Ala.
205-521-6656
www.mattjonesgallery.com

Miller Gallery
Hyde Park Square
2715 Erie Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio
513-871-4420
www.millergallery.com

The Shayne Gallery
5471 Royalmount Ave.
Mount-Royal, Quebec, Canada
514-739-1701
www.shaynegallery.com

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

Pismo Fine Art Glass Pinnacle Gallery
The Art School at Old Church Sedona Arts Festival
Leaflines Lela Art Crystal

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