NBC Today Show Interview
Kerry Skarbakka is an artist/educator working in photography and video. He received his B.A. in Studio Art (Sculpture) in 1994 from the University of Washington. In 2003, he completed his MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago. Solo exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, Fifty-One Fine Art Photography-Antwerp, Belgium, Irvine Contemporary-Washington DC, and Lawrimore Project-Seattle. Group shows include the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Torrance Museum of Art and the Warhol Museum. Notable publications include Aperture, Afterimage, Art and America, and ArtReview International. Skarbakka is a 2005 Creative Capital Foundation Grantee and has received funding from the 1% for the Arts (City of Seattle) and the Illinois Arts Council. He has appeared on live interviews on FOX, WGN and NBC's Today Show. Skarbakka is represented by Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles and Fifty-One Fine Art Photography in Antwerp, Belgium. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.
**Much of the work was made possible with the funding and support of the Creative Capital Foundation, the Mayors Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs for the City of Seattle and the Illinois Arts Council.