• Live Mural Painting for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club

    Live Mural Painting for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club

    I was invited by the Chicago Fire Soccer Club to paint a live mural at the pregame events on Sunday September 26th 2021.

  • Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Finished Project at Ridgeville Park

    Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Finished Project at Ridgeville Park

    Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Finished Project at Ridgeville Park in Evanston, IL
    Thanks to Art Encounter and the Evanston Mural Program for organizing this project.
    You can see my mural and six hand painted benches at Ridgeville Park located at 908 Seward St, Evanston, IL 60202

  • Offering Video Classes and Live Private art Lessons for kids

    Offering Video Classes and Live Private art Lessons for kids

    Because of the current health crisis and the need for children to stay home and for everyone to practice social distancing I have started to design quality activities and private online lessons for children who love to make art who are trapped inside.

    I will be offering both online art lessons for purchase on Vimeo LINK TO LESSON for $2.99, and an opportunity to live specially designed lessons for children ages 5- 17 via Zoom or FaceTime. Please check out the new link on my webpage KIDS CLASSES

  • Piece currently on view at Outtaspace Gallery in Berwyn IL

    Piece currently on view at Outtaspace Gallery in Berwyn IL

    This is my illustration "Falada, thou art dead" inspired by the fairy tale Goose Girl. It's watercolor and ink on paper 30x22. This will be for sale and on view at the The Outtaspace 6840 32nd St., Berwyn, Illinois 6040 thru the end of April.

    I've posted my process shots from the initial drawing, watercolor, and final inking.

    You can check out a larger version of the final piece Here

  • Interview about my work when I was the spotlight artist at Atomic Sketch in Chicago summer 2016.


  • New mural at Brideside Chicago

    New mural at Brideside Chicago

    Feb. 2, 2017

    Excited to start working on this mural for Brideside a fantastic company here in Chicago IL. This is the initial concept that I developed from a sketch. The next step will be to project it on the wall and start painting!


  • Work on View at Swim Cafe the Month of June 2012

    Unbelievable Ethology:
    Paintings and Drawings

    On View at Swim Cafe

    1357 West Chicago Ave.

    Opening Reception--Friday, June 8th 6-8pm

  • The "Birds and The Bees" at Dovetail Chicago

    Opening Reception at Dovetail Chicago
    1452 West Chicago Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60642

    Friday April 1st from 8PM to 11PM

    My work and window display will be up for viewing the entire month of April.

    Please visit Dovetail Chicago's website for general hours of operation.


  • See a new piece at "Eat it or Wear it" at Milktooth Gallery in Chicago IL

    Milktooth Gallery
    657 W Lake St
    Chicago, IL

    There will be an opening reception Friday October 1st 2010 from 8:00PM to 1:00AM.

    See a new piece by me and lots of other great work by local Chicago artists.

    For more info:

  • *A Fairy Tale Gone Wrong Group Exhibition *

    Location: Centre Gallery, Marshall Student Center
    Steet: 4202. E. Fowler Ave.
    Town/City: Tampa, FL


    "A Fairy Tale Gone Wrong" will be displayed in the Centre Gallery from March 1 -5, 2010. The inspiration came from a previous relationship that not only went wrong, but lacked closure.

    The end of a relationship is something that we all experience, yet deal with differently. Artists Kimberly Adams, Jaime Carrejo, Cheri Lee Charlton, April Childers, Jessica Marquez, and Gordon Ricketts will display artwork related to their prior experiences, current issues and interests.

    Cheri Lee Charlton will give an artist lecture at 6 p.m. on March 3, prior to the 7 to 9 p.m. opening reception of “

    Publication In the Oracle www.usforacle.com/happily-ever-after-th…

    Map of Location

  • *A Fairy Tale Gone Wrong Artist Lecture*

    Date:Wednesday, 03 March 2010
    Time: 6-7 PM
    Location:Centre Gallery, MSC 2700

    I will be giving a lecture at the Centre Gallery in the Marshall Student Center at the University of South Florida at 6pm. Following the lecture, there will be an opening reception for the group exhibition "A Fairytale Gone Wrong" which I will have a piece in.

    More Info

  • *Group Show PULP: WORKS ON PAPER*

    March 3rd - April 9th

    Curated by: MATTHEW HILYARD

    EL, DORADO, KANSAS 67042

    More info
    Artslant Worldwide


  • Down The Rabbit Hole Dovetail Chicago

    Where: Dovetail Chicago, 1452 West Chicago Ave
    When: January 29, 2010
    Time: 8pm to 11ish

    Works On display 01/29/10 thru 03/04/10

    Publications related to this exhibition:

    On line and in Print:

  • Collective Conversations In Clay Merging Media

    I am participating in this annual exhibition with Dustin Yager a ceramics artist.

    Artist Reception: Saturday Oct. 10th, 6-10 PM, 2009
    For more dates and times.

    The exhibition is located at:
    Artist of Eastbank building at 1200 W. 35th street
    5th Floor.
    Enter on the North side of the building by East Bank Storage main office
    Gated free parking lot entrance off Racine Ave.

    Exhibiton Website

  • Wtih Our Powers Combined!

    New Works and Collaborations by Cheri Charlton & Genevieve Waller
    At the barbara&barbara Gallery
    Located in Ukrainian Village
    1021 N Western Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60622
    Show Announcement

  • Featured on Thoughts On Art and Creative Living

    Featured an artists blog under the theme of Mixed Media Inspirations

  • Featured on Bunnylicious

    Was recently featured on one of my favorite artists blogs
    Click Here to see post.

  • Cheri Charlton has work in the 22nd annual McNeese National WOrks on Paper Exhibition March 26th, 2009- April 23rd, 2009

    If your in the area please check out the show at Abercrombie Gallery,
    part of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA 70609.

    Any questions you can call the gallery at PH: 337.475.5060

    or visit the website for more information on the show:

    Click below to see "Little Trouble Girl" the drawing I have in the exhibit:

  • "Whole Lot of Love" at Dovetail Chicago

    Paintings, Drawings, and Window Display

    At Dovetail 1452 W. Chicago Ave.
    Opening Reception 8PM to 10PM Feb. 6th

    Work will be up until March 1st.

    farm4.static.flickr.com/3404/3251609582… Poster for Show|

    Opening was a smashing success, I want to thank Dovetail and all my friends for the support.

    Image of installation and opening:

    Feature on CLTV's Metromix television show Feb. 2009:

  • "The Body as a City" Exhibition at SUNY Brockport, NY


    Time and Place
    Start Time:
    Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 4:00pm
    End Time:
    Friday, February 13, 2009 at 4:00pm
    Westside Gallery, Tower Fine Art Center, SUNY Brockport
    350 New Campus Drive
    Brockport, NY

    For the first time ever, works by Chicago-based artist Cheri Charlton, L.A.-based artist Danielle McCullough, and NYC-based artist Adriane Schramm will be featured together in an exciting new exhibition entitled "The Body as a City."

    New paintings, photographs, and sculpture by the 3 artists will be on view for 3 weeks at the Westside Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Tower Fine Arts Center at the State University of New York's College at Brockport.

    The opening reception for the exhibit will be on Tuesday, January 27th in the gallery from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The artists will be in Brockport for the reception and will give talks about their work from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the lecture hall next to the gallery.

    To inaugurate the show, beginning at 5:30 in the gallery a special performance will take place by Puss-Y Zitessa and Enid Ellen--friends of the artists.

    This exhibition is curated by Genevieve Waller, Ph.D. student in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester, and is sponsored by the SUNY Brockport Art Students' Association, led by Jessica Malarkey.

    Installation of Show 1

    Installation of Show 2

    Installation of Show 3

    Artists Talks

    Live footage of Opening


    Image of Opening

  • Erica Steiner Studios Review

    Erica Steiner's Professional Artist review of Cheri Charlton's artwork.


  • Chelsea Now, The Weekly Newspaper of Chelsea

    Art Review By Jeffrey Cyphers of Cheri Charlton's work at Garson Fine Art Gallery Chelsea NYC
    Chelsea Now Sept. 21-27, 2007

    Chelsea Now Article