Quinn Dukes is a multimedia performance artist, activist, and curator based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work addresses social injustice and ritual. Dukes holds an MFA in Art Practice from the School of Visual Arts and a BFA in Fine Art from Watkins College of Art & Design. In 2014, following a heated discussion about the death of performance art, Dukes founded Performance Is Alive.
Dukes has performed in galleries and festivals across the globe including Fountain Art Fair (Miami and NYC), Lumen International Video & Performance Festival, Wassaic Festival, Grace Exhibition Space (Brooklyn, NY), Local Project (Queens, NY), Gallery Sensei (NYC), FIAP Festival (Martinique). Dukes has received reviews in Flash Art, NY Arts Magazine and WhiteWall Magazine and written for blogs: Art in New York City and Art in Brooklyn.
She is a tireless advocate for performance art and higher education via appointments at Satellite Art Show (NYC, Miami, TX), Grace Exhibition Space (New York, NY) and the School of Visual Arts (New York, NY).