Born into a artistic family, Kerry's love for communicating visually has been a life-long journey. Kerry's love for the visual arts began as a boy when he would draw animals from the encyclopedia on rainy days and progressed to a love for photography.
In 1984 he received a degree in Graphic Design and Print Production with a minor in Communication and Photojournalism emphasis from Bemidji State University in MN. In 1996 Lammi received his MA in Photojournalism.
As a photographer, Kerry Lammi is currently living in Bursa, Turkey. His travels and photography have taken him around North America as well as South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Lammi has also worked as a visual communicator for 24 years in the field of graphic design, printing & marketing. His specialty in design has been branding to help clients tell their story through a unified image.
His goal is to promote peace between people of different cultures and ethnic groups through the use of photography and writing.
His current "Alevi Village" project started in 2004 when he first visited the Hasan Dede Rememberance Celebration. Since then he has visited the village documenting their life and traditions with the goal of helping others better understand and appreciate the people, with their culture and traditions of Sehitler Village.