About

Kerry Perdue is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and entrepreneur. After graduating from the University of Southern California with both a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree, Kerry went on to work in various aspects of the entertainment and creative industries. Among some of her projects, Kerry wrote marketing campaigns for Fortune 100 companies, coordinated scripts for Black Entertainment Television, and costumed for Academy Award nominated Director Roland Joffe (The Killing Fields) and Costume Designer Jennifer Marlin (The Goldbergs). Kerry also enjoyed teaching English, Drama/Film, Rhetoric/Argumentation, or Literature courses at The University of Texas at Dallas, Saddleback College, McCoy Rigby Entertainment, Tarrant County College, and Pasadena City College. A member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA, Kerry trained with Janet Alhanti and loved working on various stage, television, and film productions as either cast or behind the scenes as crew. Kerry's appreciation for the arts comes from an artistic family - her grandparents were touring musicians, and her grandfather Robert H. Hildebrand’s photographs were recently the focus of a six-month solo exhibition and lecture series at the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. Her grandmother, Jane Cullum, was a saxophonist for the Ina Ray Hutton and Her Melodears band. A note of trivia, another member of Kerry's Ohioan extended family, Dick Glasser, wrote or produced songs or albums for Andy Williams, Johnny Cash, Dean Martin, Hank Williams Jr., Vikki Carr, and The Everly Brothers. 

 

Kerry is a native Californian and currently lives in Northern California.  Her hobbies are writing short stories (currently working on a Gothic-influenced collection), eyeing vintage clothes, and spending time with her rescued and crazy pomeranian, Midge ("Motormouth Midge") from recycledpoms.org.

News

Kerry's comedy novel A Spoonful of Black Widow is available on Amazon.

Kerry's piece Lady with Blue Eyeshadow and Dangling Earrings was on display at Blue Line Arts Gallery.

Kerry's piece It's Her was shown at Blue Line Arts Gallery.

Kerry appears in Duran Duran's Face for Today official video.

Kerry's piece Ice Queen was shown at Blue Line Arts Gallery.

Kerry's piece Thought was on display at Blue Line Arts Gallery.   

The feature film Snuff featuring Kerry as Krys screened at the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, California. 
OC Weekly writer Aimee Murillo led a Q&A with Director Dave Barton and the cast. 

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