Artist, educator, and businesswoman Kerry Perdue is a native Californian and grew up in Orange County and the San Francisco Bay area. Her interests are writing, art and aesthetics, marketing and advertising, fashion, academia, and the entertainment industry.
After graduating from the University of Southern California with both a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree, Kerry went on to work in various aspects of the entertainment and creative industries. Among her many projects, Kerry wrote and produced advertising campaigns for Fortune 100 companies, coordinated scripts for Black Entertainment Television, and costumed Elisha Cuthbert for Academy Award nominated Director Roland Joffe and "The Goldbergs" Costume Designer Jennifer Marlin.
In addition, Kerry is an accomplished Meisner-trained artist who trained with Janet Alhanti and has appeared in stage, television, and film productions alongside artists such as Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Robert Urich, Eric McCormack, and Sean Hayes. She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA.
Kerry also teaches at universities and has taught at The University of Texas at Dallas, Saddleback College, McCoy Rigby Entertainment, Tarrant County College, and Pasadena City College.
Kerry comes from an artistic family. Her late grandfather Robert H. Hildebrand’s photographs were recently the focus of a six-month solo exhibition and lecture series at the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. Her grandmother, Jane Cullum, was the saxophonist for the Ina Ray Hutton and Her Melodears band. Another member of Kerry's family, Dick Glasser, wrote and produced songs and albums for Andy Williams, Johnny Cash, Dean Martin, Hank Williams Jr., Vikki Carr, and The Everly Brothers.
Kerry's hobbies are reading, painting, collecting vintage clothes, and spending time with her rescued and crazy pomeranian, Midge ("Motormouth Midge") from recycledpoms.org.
Kerry's comedy novel A Spoonful of Black Widow is available on Amazon.
Kerry's piece Thought was on display at Blue Line Arts Gallery through March of this year.
The feature film Snuff featuring Kerry as Krys screened at the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, California.
OC Weekly writer Aimee Murillo led a Q&A with Director Dave Barton and the cast.