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John Ferry
Prairie Village, Kansas

Kansas City Art Institute - Special Appointment Assistant Professor


pages 87-88


John Ferry lives and paints in Prairie Village, Kansas, with his wife Amy and two daughters Katherine & Paige. He is represented locally by the Dolphin Gallery. His work can also be seen at the C. Grimaldis Gallery Baltimore, MD. This is what Kennesaw State University's Art Museum and Gallery Director Will Hipps had to say about John's Paintings "Ferry's works reveal the aesthetic beauty of the overlooked and forgotten urban environment and brilliantly portrays the cycle of change in our cities." To view other paintings, please visit


born: 1969, Decatur, Illinois


School of Visual Arts, MFA, 1994
Kansas City Art Institute, BFA, 1992

selected awards/honors

Juried Competition, Studio Visit Magazine, Open Studio Press, 2010
Juried Competition, New American Paintings, Volume #53, 2004
Maryland Institute, College of Art, Trustees Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000

selected publications

New American Paintings, 15th Anniversary, 2010
Kansas City Star, 2009
Baltimore Magazine: See Hear, 2005
Kansas City Star Magazine, 1997

selected solo or two-person exhibits

Kennesaw State University: Industrial Time-Line, Kennesaw GA, 2009
Jan Weiner Gallery: Roam, Kansas City, MO, 2009
Kehler Liddell Gallery: Deconstruction and Resurrection, 2008
C. Grimaldis Gallery: Construction, Baltimore, MD, 2003

selected group shows

Lawrence Arts Center: Places, Lawrence, KS, 2010
Dolphin Gallery: Surroundings, Kansas City, MO, 2010
H & R Block ARTSpace: Flatfile, Kansas City, MO, 2010
Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery: Group Show, Pasadena, CA, 2005

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