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SJSU Tuesday Night Lecture Series: Cheryl Derricotte
April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Join us for a talk with visual artist, and activist, Cheryl Derricotte as she shares her work in glassmaking and paper. Originally from Washington, DC, she lives and makes art in San Francisco, CA. She was awarded the commission to develop a monument to Harriet Tubman at the transit-oriented development Gateway at Millbrae Station, the first sculptural tribute to the abolitionist in glass. In 2022, Cheryl was named Inaugural BIPOC Artist-in-Residence at the Corning Museum of Glass: The Studio. Additional honors include the Black(Space) Artist Residency at Minnesota Street Projects; 2020 YBCA100; This Will Take Time – Oakland Residency; Villa San Francisco/French Consulate Micro-Residency; Windgate Craft Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center; the Antenna/Paper Machine Residency (New Orleans); and the Hemera Foundation Tending Space Fellowship for Artists. Glass awards include the Rick and Val Beck Scholarship for Glass Art and the Alliance for Contemporary Glass’ Visionary Scholarship. Cheryl was an inaugural Emerging Artist at the Museum of the African Diaspora in 2015/2016, on the occasion of the Museum’s 10th Anniversary.
Art 133, 5-6PM
SJSU Art + Design Building