Kerry was born in Camden NSW in 1948 and raised in a rural enviroment which echoes her love now for the Mornington Peninsula and its lifestyle. She now resides in Mornington by the seaside. She was educated at Saint Michaels College Mittagong.
She has mentored with Terrence John Hadler in association with Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza, and is involved in the art community within Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula.
She has great admiration for the work of Arthur Boyd, Tim Storrier, Ken Johnson, Robert Dickerson, and Brett Whiteley. Kerry is influenced and most renowned in her artwork by the use of earthly rich colours and textures depicting the Australian landscape, but has developed her own abstract style.
She has exhibited at Frankston Arts Centre, Josephine's Restaurant at The Briars, Artycles and Treasures Gallery, and numerous Rotary Art exhibitions. She has been funamental in raising charity money for Frankston Hospital Oncology and Pediatrics wards, and the Bays Hospital Mornington, to the benefits of peninsula locals.