....ARC : Cheri Reif NASELLI
Cheri is a conceptual artist, educator and lecturer. Her work spans a broad range from drawings, paintings and sculpture to installations and sound work, often sculpting the space through the use of sound and language. She received her BFA form Ohio University and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a member of ARC Gallery, a women's cooperative gallery in Chicago, where she is on the board as VP of Grants. Ms. Naselli has exhibited her work at Betty Rymer Gallery, Gallery 312, Adler Cultural Center and ARC Gallery as well as traveling to Paris, Taiwan, and Japan. Her work has been published in FIBERARTS Magazine, Small Expressions '94 Show Catalogue, and Relief Printmaking by M. Rothenstein. She has exhibited in national and international competitions, received several awards, and had several solo exhibitions. Ms. Naselli also conceived, organized, co-juried and co-curated Home Work/s, an exhibit at Betty Rymer Gallery. She was a former Director of DeerPath Gallery, has taught at the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, and lectured and taught at area high schools and colleges as well as private groups.