Brenda Perry (birth name Perry-Herrera) is a Latina artist who emigrated from Mexico at the age of three and grew up in the U.S.-Mexico borderland region of west Texas. Her work explores themes of sociopolitical and ecological relevance in the metamodernist era with a scientific lens. The artist has undertaken the roles of researcher, airplane pilot, amateur programmer, scientist, educator, and mother.  Perry-Herrera was born in Juarez, raised in El Paso, educated in Chicago and New York City, and currently lives and works between Texas and New York.