Leslie Kerby is an interdisciplinary artist based in New York City. She works in a variety of media to thematically interlinked bodies of work. She focuses on issues related to how we lead our lives personally, as individuals. And, to how our personal lives are variably connected to, and changed by, the broader networks and communities within which we live and interact. Her work is in the permanent collections at Columbia University, New York, Arkansas State University, Arkansas and Copelouzos Family Art Museum, Athens Greece. Kerby has received commissions from Norte Maar for Collaborative Projects in the Arts, BRIC Arts | Media and Visual Arts Center of New Jersey and awarded residencies at the American Academy in Rome, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), Virginia Center for Creative Arts (VCCA), Virginia and Auvillar, France and School of Visual Arts. Her work has also appeared at art fairs, Verge, Spring Break and AQUA Miami and has been reviewed in hyperallergic.com, theartblog.org, Two Coats of Paint blog and CBS News. In addition to making and exhibiting her work, Kerby also acts as a guest curator with a number of New York art venues and institutions and is currently Co-Director at Project: ARTspace in Manhattan. She is a member of the Contemporary Art Advisory Council at BRIC Arts | Media, and a member of the Executive Board at Norte Maar for Collaborative Projects in the Arts.