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~ Resume 2023~ 


Outdoor Monuments:


  • Billy ”White Shoes” Johnson 7 foot bronze monument of NFL football player; Marcus Hook PA 2022

  • Fredia “The Cheetah” Gibbs 6 foot bronze, 1st Woman World Champion Kick Boxer; Cabrini University, PA 2022

  • Anthony Bourdain Bronze Bas-Relief for the Culinary Institute of America, CIA Alumni ‘78, Hyde Park N.Y. 2019

  • Emlen Tunnell, 7 foot bronze New York Giants football player, first African American football player to be inducted into the NFL football hall of fame, Installed at the Radnor TWP Building, Radnor, PA,  Emlen Tunnell was born and raised in Radnor and is Delaware County’s most honored football player and a highly decorated World War II Veteran; dedication, June 2, 2018

  • History of Negro Baseball League , Pop Lloyd Committee to Restore Pop Lloyd Stadium, 6 ft x 8 ft bronze bas relief, for the entrance of Sand Castle Stadium, Atlantic City NJ, 1999; Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ, Athletic Department, 2013

  • Kean University, New Jersey State Council for the Arts One Percent for Arts awarded out of 3,000 applicants. Two 5-foot diameter bas-reliefs of the university mascot and school seal. Ten bas-relief plaques of Kean Family Crest surrounded the two larger bas-reliefs, poly-resin, 1999

  • 100th Anniversary Monument, Press of Atlantic City, 12 feet high, stainless steel, 1996

  • Glenside Then and Now, Glenside, PA, commissioned by Cheltenham Township, sculpture honoring the town’s unique history, people, buildings and  “sense of place”, 2007

  • Memorial Park Cross with Dove, St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Devon PA, 2006 

  • Tiger, Holy Family University, 6-foot-high poly-resin cast of school mascot, Philadelphia, PA, 2000

  • Culinary Institute of America, Vintner Hall of Fame Inductees, 4 bronze bas-relief sculptures of   

Cesar Chavez, Robert M. Parker Jr., Meredith “Merry” Edwards and Frank Schoonmaker, St. Helena, CA 2015 

  • Southern Coalition for Social Justice, Durham, NC, sculpture marking 5th anniversary, 2012

  • Father Sean Sullivan, Founder, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, bronze bust, 2011

  • Dave Poulin, Ron Hextal, and Dave Schultz, Eric Lindros, Eric DesJardins, Dave LeClaire, Rick Tochett and Paul Holmgren 

Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame, bronze portrait bust and figure sculptures, 2004, 2009, 2010.2015,2022

  • Raven, life size, bronze, Gerald Kress, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 2006

  • Horace Bryant, bronze like size portrait bust, Carnegie Library, Atlantic City NJ, 2004

  • Eagle, bronze life size, Triumph Group, Wayne, PA, 2003

  • Dr. James Kitchen, life size bronze bust, Lankenau Hospital, Lower Merion, PA, 2001



  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1980-1984

  • Frudakis Academy of the Fine Arts, Advanced Studies in Sculpture, 1981-1985

  • University of the Arts, Ceramic Program, 1987-1988

Studied ceramics, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, 19   

  • Montgomery County Community College, Women-Owned Business Course, Certificate Program, Certified, 2006

  • Jennifer Frudakis-Petry, Sculptor



Group Exhibitions:

  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of the Arts, Group Show, 2013

  • Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Juried Annual Exhibition, 1984

  • Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia PA, 1984

  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Students Exhibition, 1984

  • National Sculpture Society, Juried Annual Exhibition, NYC, 1985

  • Allied Artists of America Annual Exhibition, NY, 1985

  • National Academy of Design, Juried Annual Exhibition, NYC, 1986

  • Women Artists of Atlantic County, Atlantic Community College, NJ, 1993

  • Ocean City Art Show, Ocean City NJ, 1995

  • Greater Norristown Arts League, Juried Sculpture Show, Norristown, PA, 2006

  • Audubon Juried Group Show, Audubon PA, 2006

  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of the Arts, Bi-Annual Exhibition, 2013

  • Art of the Barn, Bucks County Audubon Society annual fund raiser exhibition, 2017 and 2018

  • 41st Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, 2018



  • Allied Artists Juried National Exhibition, Gold Medal of Honor, NYC, 1984

  • Helen Foster Barnett Youth Award, Best in Show, National Academy of Design, NYC, 1986 

  • Women Artists of Atlantic County, First Prize Sculpture, Atlantic Community College, 1993

  • Great Norristown Arts League, Juried Sculpture Show, Best in Show, Norristown PA, 2006

  • Audubon Juried Group Show Award, Audubon PA, 2006

  • Cheltenham Township Main Street Award, for contributing time and talent to develop public art in town, Glenside PA, 2007

  • 41st Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show. 1st Place; Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, 2018



  • Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA; Sculpture, adult portrait and figurative classes 2005-Present

  • Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, adult and children’s art and nature programs mixed media and environmental science classes and tours, 2006-2012

  • Ocean City Arts Center, Ocean City N.J. Sculpture, 1985, 1995-96

  • Ventnor Arts Center, Ventnor N.J. painting and sculpture, 1993-1995

  • Atlantic Community College, New Jersey,  mixed media, 1995-1996

  • Private sculpture lessons in Bas-Relief, John Shafer, Shafer Vineyards, Napa Valley, Ca. 2019


Additional Experience:

  • Pathway School, Norristown Pa. three 5’ x 7’ Bronze Donor Tree’s, 2019 

  • Visiting Artist, Swarthmore-Rutledge School, “Wishing Tree” 8’ permanent installation, 2011

  • Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA, Weekend Manager, 2014-2016

  • Dragon Boat participant, Philadelphia, PA, 2010

  • Visiting Artist at Penn Charter  Elementary School, Philadelphia, PA, 2006 and 2007

  • The Savoy Company, Assisted in creating the sets and backdrops for The Yeomen of the Guard, 2005, 

As set designer at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia PA and Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA 

  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum Education Department assistant to Director, 1982-84


Born: 1961, Atlantic City, NJ. Mother of two children, Laura, and Jason. Husband Paul Petry.

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