Kerry Downey (b.1979,  Ft. Lauderdale) is multidisciplinary artist and educator based in New York City. Downey’s videos and works on paper explore the relationship between states of embodiment and forms of power. They’ve recently had a solo show at CAVE in Detroit and two-person shows at Knockdown Center and 20|20 Gallery in New York City. They have exhibited at the Queens Museum (Flushing, NY), the Hessel Museum at Bard College (Annandale, NY), The Drawing Center (New York, NY), Cooper Cole (Toronto, CA), and Taylor Macklin (Zurich, CH).   Downey is a recipient the Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant and Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant.  Artist-in-residencies include Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Madison, ME), Triangle Arts Association (Brooklyn, NY), SHIFT at EFA Project Space (New York, NY), the Drawing Center’s Open Sessions (New York, NY), Real Time and Space (Oakland, CA), and the Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT). Downey participated in the Queer/Art/Mentorship program in 2013. Their work has been in Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail, and Lookie-Lookie. Downey holds a BA from Bard College and an MFA from Hunter College.
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