Cheryl Edwards- ART CART Oral Histories
ARTIST STATEMENT Cheryl D. Edwards is an African American artist and was born in Miami Beach, Florida. She began her studies in art during 1988 in New York City in a class at the Art Student League taught by the late, Ernest Crichlow. She has been living in Washington, DC for the past 22 years. Her artistic practice is social justice, multiculture, organic and historical. She is a paintier and printmaker. Cheryl has exhibited in many shows in the Washington, DC, New York, Virginia, Maryland, Miami, Texas ,Germany, Rotterdam and Hong Kong. Her medium is oil, ink and acrylics. Please contact her for viewings and/or visit her website: Cheryl-edwards.artistwebsites.com. She is currently represented by Wohlfarth Galleries (Washington, DC); Artisan Direct, LLC (Rochester, NY); Susanne Juggeberth Gallery (Germany) (www.us-arts.de) Cheryl is a 2015 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship Awardee. Her work is in the permanent collection of the District of Columbia Art and Humanities Commission Art Bank and the David C. Driskell Center for the Arts at the University of Maryland. SELECTED EXHIBITS “Hues of Red and Blue ”, Allentown Museum and Re:Find Gallery, Allentown, PA (2016) International Art Fair Rotterdamn, Susanne Juggenburth Galerie, Rotterdamn (2016) African American Museum of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, (2016). Katzen Arts Museum (American University), Art Cart: Honoring the Legacy, D.C. (2016) New Creative Door Gallery, EPI Women, Baltimore, Maryland (2016) Arte, Galerie Susanne Juggenburth, Sindelfingen, Germany (2016). Spectrum Art Fair (Art Basel), Galerie Susanne Juggenburth, Miami, Florida (2015). Raciality, Group Exhibit, Gallery 128, NY, NY (2015) “At War With Ourselves”, Group Exhibit, Brentwood Arts Center, Brentwood, MD (2015) DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Fellowship Grantee Exhibit, I Street Gallery, D. C. (2014) Galleries Susanne Juggeburth, Spectrum Art Fair (Art Basel), Miami, Florida (2014) District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Fellowship Exhibit Washington, DC, (2014) Haitian Cultural Arts Center, “Shades of Black” group exhibit, Miami, Florida (2014) Howard University Blackburn Center Gallery, Group Exhibit, D.C., 2012 African American Museum of Nassau County, Solo Exhibit (‘Occupy America’), Hempstead, N.Y. (2012) Washington County Museum of Fine Art, Group Exhibit, Hagerstown, MD (2012) Southwest Fine Arts Show, Dallas African American Museum, (2012) David Driskell Art Center (University of Maryland), group exhibit, College Park, MD (2011) Washington County Museum of Fine Art, group exhibit, Hagerstown, MD (2011) Washington County Museum of Fine Art, group exhibit, Hagerstown, MD (2010)
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