Sondra Perry

Sondra Perry was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in 1986. Perry holds an MFA from Columbia University and a BFA from Alfred University. In 2015, Perry was a panelist at Black Artists on Social Media at the Brooklyn Museum, NY. The artist was a 2021 Visiting Fellow in Fine Arts at Yale University and has participated in residencies at Oxbow, the Experimental Television Center, and the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Perry lives and works in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

Perry has presented solo exhibitions at numerous international venues including Bridget Donahue, New York (2023); Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland (2022); Times Square Arts (2021); Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland (2019); Luma Westbau, Zürich (2018); Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (2018); Serpentine Gallery, London (2018); Seattle Art Museum (2017); and The Kitchen, New York (2016).

Perry’s work has been included in group exhibitions at Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (2023-24); The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2023-24); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2023); Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland (2022); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2021-22); Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2021); Hirschhorn Museum (2020); Queens Museum, New York (2020-21); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2020); Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2018), and The New Museum, New York (2017-18), among many others.

In 2022, Perry’s work was included in the 59th Venice Biennale and, in 2015, the Greater New York exhibition at MoMA PS1. Perry performed Sondra Perry & Associate Make Pancakes and Shame the Devil at the Artist's Institute, New York, in 2015. The artist's work has also been screened at venues such as the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York; Les Voutes, Paris; Light Industry, New York; Video Art and Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, New York; Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Shenyang China; and Loop Barcelona Media Arts Festival.