Kris Grey Headshot Photo by Lia Clay

Kris Grey

  • Visiting Artist and Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Visual Arts
  • Photo Credit: Lia Clay

Kris Grey is a New York City based transgender artist who uses their body as raw material, often presenting themselves in states of extreme vulnerability as an invitation to experience transcendence or discover hidden queer histories. Grey’s cultural work includes curatorial projects, performance, writing, and studio production in ceramics. Grey has been a resident artist at the Bronx Museum, Fire Island Artist Residency, ANTI Festival for Contemporary Art, International Centre for Training in the Performing Arts, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, and is currently a Visiting Artist and Assistant Teaching Professor at Penn State University through 2021. Grey earned a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Ceramics and a Master's Degree in Fine Art from Ohio University in Ceramics. They perform, teach, and exhibit work internationally.