Born in 1962 in Tokyo, Rachel Perry holds a BA from Connecticut College and a Diploma and Fifth Year Certificate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Perry has participated in group shows at Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; The Drawing Center, New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston; and the Beatriz Esguerra Gallery, Bogota, Columbia. Solo shows include, "What Do You Really Want?" at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, "Chiral Lines" and "Lost in My Life" at Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York; "Same Difference" at Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston; and her first solo museum show, "Rachel Perry Welty: 24/7" at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts; which then traveled to the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 2012. Perry was honored with the both the Anne Stark and Kurt Locher Fellowship in 2015, and the Cathrine Boettcher Fellowship in 2011 in two of four residencies at the MacDowell Colony, and is a three-time winner of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Award for Excellence in the categories of Drawing, Sculpture, and Photography. Perry's work is held in numerous museums and private collections around the world, and has been reviewed in many national and online publications, including Art in America, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Art on Paper, Harvard Business Review and Sculpture Magazine. Her four-page pictorial essay was published in Vogue in December 2011. She lives in and works in Gloucester, Massachusetts and Brooklyn, New York.
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