A Studio Incamminati graduate, Kerry also teaches in the school’s In Your Town off-site workshops and serves on the Artistic Advisory Committee. Kerry was a finalist in the Still Life category of the 2016 International ARC Salon Competition. American Artist magazine included him as "one of 25 Artists of Tomorrow." His self-portrait was awarded Best in Show in the Portrait Society of America’s 2013 International Portrait Competition and was featured on the cover of American Art Collector magazine. Kerry also earned a Certificate of Excellence in the Portrait Society of America’s 2009 competition and earned an Exceptional Merit Award from the society in 2007. In 2010, he was awarded First Prize in the Laumeister Fine Art Competition at the Bennington Center for the Arts and received Best in Show at the Salmagundi Club’s 2009 annual Juried Painting and Sculpture Exhibition for Non-Members.
Kerry was one of four studio artists chosen by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for the initial Face to Face: The Craniofacial Program Portrait Project. He was a finalist in the 2008 American Artist Magazine self-portrait competition and had work accepted into The 2008 Biennial: Contemporary American Realism at the Fort Wayne Museum. His work and teaching methods have been featured in American Artist magazine and exhibited in numerous group exhibitions and private collections. Kerry joined Studio Incamminati in 2002 after studying with Nelson Shanks at the Art Students League in New York.