Kerry Stone was born in Livingston, New Jersey. After getting her undergraduate in Art,, with an emphasis in clay from MIU in Iowa., she moved to California. Kerry exhibited her handbuilt clay work in several galleries in San Francisco. In California, Kerry began her career of teaching art to children in art centers in the Bay area. In 1989, after moving back east to Massachusetts, Kerry continued working in clay and teaching art. She settled in Warwick, Ma. with her family. In 2004, Kerry's art direction evolved from painting on clay to painting on canvas. She studied painting with several artists from Ma. She loves the spontaneity and freedom she has found in painting. Her studio is located at her home. The flowers in the garden, wildflowers in nature, still lives in her home and special places found on walks inspire many of her paintings and collage work. Kerry's love of travel have taken her to many beautiful places including New Zealand, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, the Caribbean and New Mexico. She always brings along her paints! Kerry's clay work and paintings are found in many private collections throughout the United States .