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Art​i​s​t Bio

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Cherie Garces

      Cherie is an art educator and resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with her son, Isaiah. She received a B.F.A and Associates degree in Art History and Psychology from Mount St. Joseph University. Her concentration was in painting, yet she enjoys various mediums such as glass, pastels, ceramics, etc. She draws inspiration from various facets of life, many art forms and from her studies in psychology. She is a staunch arts advocate and believes that art is therapeutic and should be encouraged from childhood. She emphasized this belief by implementing various arts and character building activities for children during her employment with Cincinnati Recreation Commission and while being employed with Cincinnati Public Schools for 3 decades.


  • SOS annual exhibition

  •  Kennedy Heights Arts Center

  •  Clifton Cultural Arts Center's, Golden Ticket exhibition 

  •  Grailville in Loveland, Ohio

  •   Beechmont Arts Fair in 2006

  •  San Giuseppe Gallery from 2007-2013, and 2022

  • In 2007, her cast resin sculpture, “Isaiah” was awarded the Annual Library Art Prize at College of Mount St. Joseph in The Archbishop Alter Library’s permanent collection

  • In 2012,  Cleveland Crafts and Art Festival

  • A 2013 Summerfair recipient 

Cherie pursued Extended Learning Opportunities in Cairo, Egypt in 2008,  foreign studies in Paris, France and the UK through London, England’s Richmond University in 2010. In 2015, she was  awarded the opportunity to instruct art activities to Cuban students in Havana, Cuba during graduate studies in Multi-Cultural Special Education. 


Currently, she is a collective member of Kennedy Heights Arts Center. Cherie anticipates on traveling globally, writing/illustrating children's books, teaching, creating and pursuing a doctorate in Art Law.

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