Kay Healy is an artist and educator originally from Staten Island, NY. She received a BA from Oberlin College, and a MFA from the University of the Arts in Book Arts and Printmaking. She recently completed a forty-foot installation for the Philadelphia International Airport supported by two Faculty Enrichment Grants from the University of the Arts. In 2012, she was named as a West Collects winner and a Fellow in the Center for Emerging Visual Artist Career Development Program. She was also the recipient of the Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts and the Leeway Art and Social Change grant.
Through her art Healy investigates themes of home, transience, and the search for stability in an ever-changing world. She works in many media including screen printing, books, fibers, installation, ceramics, and web-based art. She lives in Philadelphia and is the Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting and Printmaking at Ursinus College.