Peppers Art Gallery Features Snezana Petrovic

An artist best known at Redlands for her costume and set designs will have her installation, performance and sound piece showcased during an art show in Peppers Art Gallery.

Snezana Petrovic, who has done costume and set designs for the university’s Feast of Lights, will present her show, “Shapeshifters,” from Jan. 22 through Feb. 13 at the gallery. A reception celebrating the opening of the show will be held Jan. 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the gallery. Admission is free and open to the public.

┬áPetrovic is chair of the art department at Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa. She has worked closely with the university’s Theatre and Music departments on a number of projects, including the “Feast of Lights,” “Blue Moose Opera” and “Angels in America.”

Before moving to Redlands and signing on at Crafton Hills College, Petrovic taught for seven years at Cal State Los Angeles. A freelance designer in both Europe and the U.S., she has done design work for more than 225 theatrical productions, as well as 22 TV shows and eight movies.

Her art and video works have been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Prague.

Petrovic holds a bachelor’s in art from Belgrade University and a master’s in theatre design from UC Irvine. She also has been a resident artist at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Her designs in the Los Angeles area have included “Romeo and Juliet” for the LA Shakespeare Festival, as well as “The Woman Who Forgot Her Sweater” for the Ford Theater. She also has had work exhibited in the San Bernardino County Museum and the Society for Photographic Education in Los Angeles.

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