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Kerry Downey (b.1979, Ft. Lauderdale) is an interdisciplinary artist and teacher whose work draws relationships between states of embodiment and forms of power. Downey has recently had a solo show at CAVE in Detroit, MI and a two-person show at Knockdown Center in Maspeth, NY. They have also exhibited at the Queens Museum, Flushing, NY; the Hessel Museum at Bard College, Annandale, NY; the Drawing Center, New York, NY; Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT; The Alice, Seattle, WA; and at the Paris International with Taylor Macklin of Zurich. In 2015, Downey was awarded the Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant. Artist-in-residencies and Fellowships include Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Triangle Arts Association, SHIFT at the EFA Project Space, the Drawing Center’s Open Sessions, Real Time and Space in Oakland, CA, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Queer/Art/Mentorship Program. Their work has been in Artforum, the Brooklyn Rail, and the Washington Post. They hold a BA from Bard College and an MFA from Hunter College.