2018 IAF AUTUMN IN NEW YORK
Artist Official Entries
John FerryPrairie Village KS USA
John Ferry 2018 Biography John Ferry is a 48-year-old painter who resides in Prairie Village, KS with his wife and two daughters. Mr. Ferry is also an Associate Professor in the Illustration Department at Kansas City Art Institute. John Ferry has been working as a professional painter for over 20 years. He has been represented by a variety of galleries including in the past by Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City MO and C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore, MD. Ferry is currently represented by Blue Gallery in Kansas City, MO. Mr. Ferry’s work is in corporate collections such as H & R Block, Sprint, Stowers Institute and Hallmark Cards, Inc. Ferry is also in the collections of The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Ferry’s work has been reviewed and featured in numerous magazine, book and newspaper publications. Ferry has also been selected into juried exhibitions such as New American Paintings, International Painting Annual, (INPA), OPEN 15 and Wichita Center for the Arts, and from this competition Mr. Ferry won the Director’s Purchase Award. “Ferry’s works reveal the aesthetic beauty of the overlooked and forgotten urban environments and brilliantly portrays the cycle of change in our cities,” said Will Hipps, Art Museum and Gallery Director at Kennesaw State University.