Petra Reeves is an Austin based artist / educator. Originally born in the city of Arad, Romania, her family immigrated over to the US when she was just over a year old. She has been teaching photography at college level for over 10 years. Professor Reeves studied at Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester New York, where she received her MFA in fine art photography.
Her work primarily focuses on that of domestic life and the profound impact of motherhood.
When she’s not teaching, Petra spends most of her time with her young daughter catching bugs and taking care of their chickens. Playing video games, and nursing plant babies in her greenhouse.