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Kerry Skarbakka is a visual artist and educator working in photography and video. He received his B.A. in Studio Art with an emphasis in Sculpture in 1994 from the University of Washington School of Art. In 2003 he completed his MFA in Photography from Columbia College in Chicago. Skarbakka's work has been exhibited internationally in museums, galleries and art fairs. Skarbakka has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Fifty-One Fine Art Photography in Antwerp, Belgium, Irvine Contemporary in Washington DC, and Lawrimore Project in Seattle. His work has been exhibited at the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virgina, Ahlen Art Museum, Ahlen Germany and the Warhol Museum. Publications include Afterimage, Art and America, ArtReview International and Aperture Magazine. He is represented by Fifty One Fine Art Photography (Antwerp, Belgium) Contemporary Wing (Washington DC) and Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles). He is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at Oregon State University.
**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.