Australian Homespun



Laura Petrovich-Cheney’s sculptures are just like patchwork quilts, except she swaps fabric for wood, rotary cutters for power tools and stitches for glue. Using salvaged wood pieces as her raw material, she makes art from what would otherwise end up as landfill.

It all began with a couple of wooden boats. In 2010, a winter nor’easter damaged and tossed vessels onto the shoreline. Laura saw them

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