Rosy Petri

Rosy Petri

Artist

About Rosy Petri

Rosy Petri is a mother, self-taught artist, and storyteller from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her multidisciplinary works fuse fabric portraiture, multimedia storytelling, and illustration as an act of witness. Petri has participated in several prestigious fellowships and residencies, including the Pfister Hotel 11th artist in residence, Mary L. Nohl Artist Fellow, Mildred L. Harpole Artist of the Year, and inaugural Artist in Residence at the bell hooks center. Petri’s work can be viewed in several prestigious collections, including the bell hooks Center at Berea College, the Pfister Hotel, Northwestern Mutual, African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee County Courthouse, the James Museum, and Planned Parenthood. Petri’s art and fine craft can be found at www.thisisparadisehome.com.