Ebony T. Perry is an interdisciplinary multimedia artist born and raised in Southern California. She specializes in the visual arts, design, and performing arts. Ebony holds a B.A. in Media Studies with a concentration in Digital Art and Design, and an A.A. in Theatre Arts (Acting) from Marymount California University.
Always having been invigorated by crossing the boundaries between traditional art and digital media– Ebony continues to produce creative content for, consult, collaborate on, and direct several freelance art and design projects as part of her personal practice and trade. Her own artwork is predominantly inspired by life-shaping experiences, along with themes that continually awaken her curiosity and prompt her to explore new ways of nurturing a deeper connection to her inner spirit and the world. Themes that often fuel her creations consist of topics circling the humanities and finding her own freedom through imagination and creativity.
Other key subject matter that impacts her work includes:
• reflective storytelling • history • psychology and art therapy
• self discovery through truth seeking, empowerment, and balance • symbolism
• ritual • society • culture • unfolding identity • honoring nature and origin
• film • music • poetry • movement • healing and the magic of resilience
With her versatile background, profound passion for wisdom, connection, and all things intermedia; Ebony seeks to continue generating unique and meaningful art content that enkindles deep-rooted thought and inspiration.
• Ebony is also a registered yoga teacher (RYT-200) who studied under Ram Bhakt (Founder of the Long Beach School of Yoga).
• During her time as a student at Marymount California University (2010-2014), she was heavily involved in community, exhibitions, gallery preparation and design, studio art, theatre, acting and independent filmmaking. She also developed her skills and impacted the San Pedro art scene with internships and work at the Grand Vision Foundation, MCU Arcade Gallery, Angels Gate Cultural Center, and a spot in the prestigious J. Paul Getty Multicultural Internship program. After completing her undergraduate internship with the J. Paul Getty Foundation in 2014 and doing freelance artwork for non-profit organizations, galleries, and other private clients in the creative and community sectors- she was offered a position at Marymount California University; where she worked as an Arts & Media Gallery Manager for 3 years. During her time there, she continued to sharpen her skills by helping curate, put on numerous exhibitions, coordinate for film festivals, lectures, and other exciting public arts events.
• In her free time, she enjoys spending time in nature, teaching youth/community art workshops, and participating in productions, exhibitions, and festivals.
"Let nothing dim the light that shines from within." - Maya Angelou