6 CHERYL CASDEN / 26 / NEW MEXICO
Cheryl Casden is a local Albuquerque based artist, art educator/facilitator. Born in Chicago, she received her BFA in Integrated Studio Arts from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, having studied abroad at Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem, Israel. Casden has produced and shown at numerous gallery events and group shows in Milwaukee and Chicago. She has also live painted and vended her works and stylish crafts at numerous music festivals and health conscious gatherings throughout the Midwest. Just last year she was the Art & Music Manager for the non-for profit, O+ Festival Chicago - an art, music, and wellness festival that brought health services and opportunities to the performing community. Currently, she is painting herself through the Southwest, mostly residing in the city of Albuquerque.