Laura Petrovich-Cheney

Relative Confusion, 2013, Salvaged Wood, 37 x 37 x 1 inches

Laura Petrovich-Cheney has had solo shows at the A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn and The Abington Art Center outside Philadelphia as well as various group shows including the George Segall Gallery (Montclair, NJ), Monmouth Museum (Lincroft, NJ), Delaware Art Museum (Wilmington, DE) and the New Hope Arts Center  (New Hope, PA.) She has received a grant from The Dodge Foundation and awards from the National Art Education Association, the Council for Art Education, National Academy of Art and the New Jersey State Department of Education. In the fall of 2013, she participated in a residency to the Arctic Circle and she was selected a 2013-14 A.I.R. Gallery Fellow. Laura Petrovich-Cheney graduated with a BA from Dickinson College, MS from Drexel University and an MFA from Moore College of Art & Design. In addition, she is a National Board Certified Art Educator working with children from kindergarten to middle school. She presents lectures on art education nationally. She maintains a blog on her art practice and writes reviews of art exhibits in the tri-state area. Laura Petrovich-Cheney lives and works in Asbury Park, NJ with her husband; together they maintain several organic vegetable gardens, flower gardens, a small orchard and several colonies of honeybees.

View the artist's exhibition here.