Born on Long Island, New York, Perry earned his BFA from the University of Central Florida and his MFA from the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. He has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally and has taught at Montclair State University, Hunter College, and Edinburgh College of Art Summer School. He has been a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts and was a finalist for the Alexander Rutsch Award and Solo Exhibition for Painting.

Perry lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.