Sasha Petrenko, MFA

she/her/hers, Assistant Professor Sculpture and Expanded Media

About

Sasha K Petrenko (she/her) is an earthling, artist and storyteller. Her interdisciplinary
practice blends, sculpture, theater, video and sound. Rooted in eco-feminism, rock n’
roll, and post-apocalypse studies, Sasha’s work functions as an invitation for audience
members to collectively create soma sonic experiences. Petrenko has received
residencies, and fellowships from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, the Headlands
Center for the Arts, University of California’s Sagehen Field Station, The Djerassi
Foundation, the LAB, San Francisco, Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus in Germany, Robert
Wilson’s Watermill Center, New York. Recent performances include Northwest New
Works, On the Boards, Seattle, Power of Language, Wesleyan College, CT, 2021, We
Will Not Be Silent, Western Gallery, Bellingham, 2021, and Your Anomaly is my Normal
at the Bellingham Alternative Library, 2022, a collaborative performance with students in
Dance, Art and Music. Currently she is the Assistant Professor of Sculpture and
Expanded Media at Western Washington University in Bellingham.

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as photograph of a person wearing a large paper mache buffalo mask and a dark blue satin dress on a hillside with trees