BUCKHANNON, W.Va. —The West Virginia Wesleyan College Sleeth Art Gallery will host an art exhibit by Kris Grey/Justin Credible Feb.21-March 21. The opening reception will occur on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 4:30-6 p.m. and will be followed by a lecture at 6 p.m.
Grey is a New York City based gender-queer artist whose cultural work includes curatorial projects, performance, writing, and studio production. Grey earned a bachelor of fine art from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a master’s degree in fine art from Ohio University. They perform, teach, and exhibit work internationally.
Grey was a Fire Island Artist Residency recipient, a resident artist for the ANTI Festival for Contemporary Art in Kupoio, Finland, and a teaching artist at the International Centre for Training in the Performing Arts in Brussels, Belgium. In addition to their individual practice, Grey collaborates with Maya Ciarrocchi under the moniker Gender/Power. Gender/Power has been awarded a Baryshnikov Art residency, a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council residency, A Franklin Furnace grant, and a MAP Fund Grant.
Recent curatorial projects include Queer Objectivity at the University of Maryland, MIX NYC Experimental Film and Performance Festival, and the Queer Culture Performance and Lecture Series at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Grey’s writing has been published in print and on the web for Huffington Post and Original Plumbing.