Director of Graduate Studies, received his MFA in photography from The Tyler School of Art, and his BA in Philosophy and History of Science. He has worked in both commercial and fine art photography, as well as film, performance, and sculpture. He is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Ohio Arts Council Fellowship, and a Greater Columbus Arts Council Individual Artist Grant. He has exhibited throughout the U.S. as well as in Europe and India. His images are part of the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Columbus Museum of Art, The Ohio State University, and numerous private and corporate collections. Most recently Mr. Petry has been producing films for dance performances and video.