International Center of Photography
New York, NY, USA
Kerry Payne Stailey is an Australian photographer based in New York City. She is drawn to the healing power of photography. For her, intimate visual storytelling is a means to sharing the powerful alchemy that is ‘hurting, to healing, to helping.’
In 2015 she was named ‘Moving Images Photographer of the Year’ by the Lucie Foundation. Her photography has been published and exhibited widely internationally and Kerry has participated in photography related panel discussions with Aperture and the New School, the International Center of Photography, and at Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.
Her nonprofit clients include The United Nations Foundation, where she is a Senior Fellow of #instacorp, and the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention. She is a partner in the initiative 1in20, providing a platform for people living with mental illness, and their caregivers, to share their experiences through the art of visual storytelling. Kerry is also co-founder of Principa, a consulting network delivering business development technology, marketing strategy and profit boosting tools to small and mid-sized businesses worldwide. In this capacity she has consulted to several of the worlds leading photographers and collectives on social media marketing, strategy and positioning. She currently serves as Alumni Coordinator for The International Center of Photography in New York City.
2015 - Photographer of the Year, Moving Images