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Kathryn (Kady) Perry is 27 and has been working in the field of Public Art since 2010, when she launched QuarterYellow Studios and opened a gallery at JungleScience Art Laboratories. She helps catalyze community based, creative place-making by implementing public art programming. An Educator, Grants Administrator, Muralist and Talent Manager; Kady teaches an undergraduate art course on street art topics called ART 230 through the State University of New York.

Kady is one of the tri-founders of the Department of Public Art and continues to spear-head mural programming in cities across the nation----- with future aspirations to go global.


Skills

Grant Writing
Talent Management
Non-Profit Development
Teaching
Curriculum Development
Project Management

Clients

City of Binghamton
New Orleans Street Gallery
Museum of the City of New York
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Children's Hospital New Orleans
NYC Parks Department
Philadalphia InterfaceStudio
Binghamton University

Education

University of New Orleans

Master’s Student, Arts Administration

New Orleans · August 2016 – Present

-Public arts policy and advocacy
-Management of public cultural activity
-Copyrights, licensing, and contractual agreements
-Graduate Assistant in the Music Department
-Two year program to perfect my practice and continue to develop as a cutting-edge leader in the arts

Binghamton University

Bachelor’s Mathematical Sciences

Binghamton, NY · August 2008 – May 2012

Studied both Applied and Abstract Math: Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra, Formal Mathematical Reasoning and Writing, Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations, Complex Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Probability and Statistics

Binghamton University

BA in Studio Art

Binghamton, NY · Aug 2008 – Dec 2012

Public Art: mural painting as well as digital graphics (Marketing, Advertising and Computer Software)

Vestal High School

International Baccalaureate Candidate

Vestal, NY · September 2005 – June 2007

One of five students in a very special, advanced program of study that qualified me to start my undergraduate career with college credits to have sophomore standing. I double majored in Mathematics and Art, taking 2-year HL courses, excelled in Theory of Knowledge and ended with a Thesis/Research Project on Space and Place Making; focusing on built environments.

Experience

Bunnell Street Art Center

Artist in Residence

Homer, Alaska · May 2016 – July2016

Teach and coordinate the birth of a hyper local mural program starting with Peony on Pioneer Street. A stretch of private and public sites where mural installations will help to celebrate the peony industry and show on the outside the beauty that is within in Homer, AK. Including 3-hour lecture and discussion sections on Mural Programming for artists and administrators.

City of Binghamton

Mayoral Advisor

Binghamton, NY · February 2016 – Present

To create and oversee a public art program to enrich the visual and aesthetic environment of public spaces within the City of Binghamton. To develop criteria and guidelines for the selection, acquisition, exhibition and display of new works of art, either temporary (on loan) or permanent. To advise the Mayor and Common Council about the selection of acquisitions and donations of public art.

Department of Public Art

Tri-Founder

· May 2012 –

The Dept. of Public Art is a committed group of artists and activists who are creating public art. We’re sponsored by the Center for Gender, Art, & Culture and QuarterYellow Studios.

-Promote public art to encourage civic engagement, economic development and highlighting talent of local artists
-Awarded Grant for Mural Arts Workshop from the Chenango County Arts Council
-Planned, organized and implemented July Fest at the River Trail and Mural Festival 2014, 2015, a celebration of creativity through live music and art
-Partnered with the City of Binghamton to organize Off the Wall Concert Series, a free concert series for residents
-passed resolution RL-13-193 implementing a public art commission in the City of Binghamton Mayor’s Office

Center for Gender, Art & Culture

Board Member

231 State Street Binghamton, NY 13901 · 2012 – Present

The Center For Gender Art and Culture primarily operates in the Arts and Crafts Schools business / industry within the Educational Services sector. This organization has been operating for approximately 40 years.

JungleScience Art Gallery and Laboratories

Creative Director

BInghamton, NY · 2011 – 2014

-Selected for highly competitive one year studio residency July 2010-July
2011
-Promoted to Gallery Manger to coordinate all programming and exhibitions
-Promoted to Creative Director in May 2012

Various Art Galleries

Art Consultant

USA · July 2010 – Present

Manage fine art acquisitions and placements in private and public spaces for clients around the world

Creative Art Works NYC Dept of Education

Teaching Muralist, Lead

Renaissance School of the Arts ·

State University of New York

Adjunct Art Professor

·

designed and taught ART 230: Producing Public Murals including topics such as planning, funding/grant writing, private/public partnerships, and working with municipal governments

Brooklyn Arts Council

Grant Panelist

Brooklyn, NY ·

Served on funding deliberation panel
Served on CAF Visual Arts/Curatorial panel
Served on LAS Visual Arts panel
Volunteered for Dumbo Arts Festival 2014

City of Binghamton

Commissioner, Downtown Development

City Hall Binghamton, NY ·

-Served a one year appointment to advise and contribute to efforts to improve the
downtown Binghamton Arts & Business district
-Partnered with Economic Development Council to institute programming

Awards

2015 Department of Planning Funding Award, Broome County
for support of MuralFest 2015
2014 United Cultural Fund Award, Broome County Arts Council
2014 American Planning Association (APA) Micro Grant, Southern Tier Chapter APA
2013 Twenty in their Twenties, Southern Tier Opportunity Coalition