Kerry Tenbey is a queer artist based in Blackpool exploring social histories through materials and making. Kerry recently completed a Master’s in fine art at the University of Central Lancashire. Recent exhibitions include Exhbit Gay (The Harris, Preston); Queer Contemporaries (Short Supply, Manchester); Social Matter (Art B&B, Blackpool); SOFT//HARD (By-Weekly, Enschede, Netherlands). Kerry is also Cultural Governor for Preston’s Cultural Framework Board and Programme Curator for The Birley, Preston and Abingdon Studios and Projectspace, Blackpool.
- Arts Council England- Project Grant recipient 2021.
- Shortlisted- UKNA Artist of the Year- Satchi Gallery.
- UCLAN DS16 Award.
Keywords: materials, folklore, history, visual arts, maker, sculpture, reinterpretation