Creating Art from Sandy’s Wreckage

New Jersey Monthly July 2015

Nothing lasts forever. Hundreds of thousands of families learned that the hard way on October 29, 2012, when Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast and shattered boardwalks, homes and hearts.

Change is a recurring theme throughout Asbury Park sculptor Laura Petrovich-Cheney’s portfolio, epitomized in her latest exhibition, “By the Block,” opening July 16 at the James Howe Gallery at Kean University in Union. The exhibit showcases bright, three-dimensional, quilt-like works crafted from bits of wood salvaged from the ruins of Sandy’s landfall.

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