Originally from Chicago, Cheryl Joan earned a BFA from Columbia College Chicago in 2007. She pursued teaching for several years before refocusing on her own art and relocating across the US. Her work is best known for its twisting perspectives, and has been featured in local galleries, solo exhibitions, international art magazines, and more. She currently resides in Jackson, Wyoming, where she experiments with painting, whitewater kayaking and skiing.



Art Educator Certification

Central Connecticut State University


Bachelors of Fine Art in Painting

Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Solo Exhibitions


River Rock Collective, Brattleboro, VT

Vermont Artisans Gallery, Brattleboro, VT

Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester VT



Annual Members Exhibition, Jackson, WY


The Jackson Salon Show, Jackson, WY

Art Association Spotlight, Jackson, WY

The Studio Project, Jackson, WY

Inner and Outer Spaces Southern Vermont Art Show, West Townshend, VT

Art Association Annual Holiday Sale, Jackson, WY


South Windham Art Show, Windham, VT


60th Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester VT

South Windham Art Show, Windham VT


Portland Fair Artist Exhibit, CT

Epoch Arts Center East Hampton Artist Exhibition, CT


Figures, New Britain Art League, CT


Art Educators Exhibition, CCSU Gallery, New Britain, CT

Art Without Judges, MAC Gallery, Middletown CT

Blackstone Hotel Exhibition. 819 S Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL


Summer Vacation. South Union Arts Center. 1352 S. Union Ave. Chicago, IL

God’s Punk Performance Art Opera, Chicago, IL

BFA Exhibition. A+D Gallery. 619 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL

Sketchy. C-Spaces Hokin Gallery, 623 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL

Re-Collect. C-Spaces Hokin Gallery, 623 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago


From Trickle to Deluge. Parallax Studios, 1535 N. Bell Ave., Chicago, IL

Flood. Southern Graphics Council 2006 at University of Madison, WI


Hurricane Katrina Benefit. C-Spaces Gallery, 33 E. Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL

Paper Echo. C-Spaces Hokin Gallery, 623 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL


Juried Student Exhibition. DePaul Art Museum. 2350 N. Kenmore, Chicago, IL


CreativPaper Volume 002 Issue 008, January 2018

American Artwork Curated Catalog, 2018 Edition

CreativPaper Best of 2017, December, 2017

CreativPaper.com Artist’s Feature, December 2016

Studio Visit Magazine, June 2016 Edition

Transitions Exhibition Catalog, Columbia College, 2007

Southern Graphics Council Exhibition Catalog, 2006

11 People, 16 Spaces, Collumbia College, 2006


Works held in private collections in Illinois, California, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Colorado.



Art Teacher, Art Association of Jackson Hole, Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY


Upcycle Art Workshop, December 2016, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Jackson, WY


Recycled Fabrics Sewing Workshop, Twin Valley High School,  Whitingham, VT


Art Teacher, Cromwell High School


Art Teacher, Hartford Journalism and Media Academy, CT

Elementary Art Teacher Apprenticeship, Hebron Avenue School, Glastonbury, CT

Secondary Art Teacher Apprenticeship, Nathan Hale-Ray High School, East Haddam, CT

2008 – 2009

Creativity Mentor, Epoch Art Center, East Hampton, CT

Teaching Assistant, Manchester High School, CT

Art Camp Counselor, New Britain Art League, CT

Art Teacher, Kindergarten Art Workshop, New Britain, CT

Impressionism Workshop Leader, Hillstead Museum, Farmington, CT

Native American Weaving Workshop, East Haddam, CT

Artistic Mentor, Naylor School, Hartford, CT


Print Studio Technician, Columbia College Chicago


Art Association of Jackson Hole

National Art Education Association

New Britain Art League

Southern Graphics Council


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