Chery is a dedicated and committed teacher, who inspires her students to become better artists. As part of her curriculum she teaches all the fundamental core classes and offers continuing artistic challenges to returning students. She also offers special workshops on a variety of techniques and mediums. She has taught art in the Atlanta area for 25 years, including American Intercontinental University, Gwinnett Council for the Arts and Steeplehouse Arts Center. This will be her 16th year teaching at the Spruill Center.
Chery received her B.A. with honors in art from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana and earned her Master of Fine Arts from Georgia State University. She has also been a guest lecturer at colleges and judge for local and state art shows. As a professional artist, her award winning, multi-media work over the past 35 years has included figure, portraits, landscape, and still life. For the past 12 years she has explored the options available thru abstract shapes and forms. Her work is collected by private patrons across the nation and her paintings are in numerous state, city and corporate collections both nationally and internationally.
Please feel free to view her website at www.cherybaird.com for more detailed information and to see more of her work.
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