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 sonic, somatic experiences. Recent performances include Northwest New Works Festival, On the Boards, Seattle, 2019; Power of Language Conference, 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. 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, and the LAB, in San Francisco, Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus in Germany, and Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, NY. She is the Assistant Professor of Sculpture + Expanded Media at Western Washington University in Bellingham.



Sound Clips
  • Sasha Petrenko New Media Gallery Interview
  • Forest Time Water workshop audio: 76Cascades
Education Projects
Sasha Petrenko and a student with a white cane stand inside a large, geometric structure made of wooden rods in a darkened room. An image is projected on the wall behind them.


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Announcing the 2022 ASP and Gallery Artists!

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Jack Straw has awarded residencies in the 2022 Artist Support Program to 18 artists and artist teams spanning multiple disciplines and genres. Eight artists/teams were awarded 20 hours of recording and production time with an engineer in our studio. Ten additional artists/teams will receive matching awards. All artists are provided with training, events, and other […]

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