Ms. Petrak holds a Master of Arts in Art History and Arts Administration as well as a Bachelor of Arts in the History of Art and Architecture.
She has extensive experience in art galleries and museums throughout the country. She currently serves as the Museum Coordinator for The Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum at West Virginia University, where she is responsible for organizing, researching and presenting several museum exhibitions each year.
Previously, she was employed by The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and The Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has also served as a consultant for a private art collector, conducted research for the Carnegie Museum of Art and worked at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University.