Photo by Zach Gross

Photo by Zach Gross

   Kris Perry, born in Berkeley, Ca., studied under illustrator Charles Pyle, and attended California College of Art. A skilled craftsperson and metal fabricator, he has worked with David Best on large scale projects. His own creation, the much-heralded "Machines," combines industrial sound sculptures with live performance, and has been exhibited in a number of galleries and venues. These collaborations  have included Tommy Stinson, Elvis Perkins, Brian Dewan, and others.  Large-scale kinetic sculptures have been commissioned and exhibited across the country.    His workshop is in Hudson, N.Y.

Awards: 
2013: 
Recipient of the Free103Point9 Media Distribution Grant. 
2012: 
Recipient of the Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant.