Inspired by fluid movement and organic form, Cheryl Walker’s drawing centered interdisciplinary practice is informed by automatic drawing and intuitive mark making. She has been actively exhibiting her work nationally for three decades and her work is held in private collections internationally. She has also created numerous temporary public art installations in Los Angeles and Minneapolis.
Walker has created live visual effects in performance with Rachel Rosenthal’s TOHUBOHU! Extreme Theater Ensemble as well as with Emilie Conrad, founder of Continuum Movement. She has also participated in collaborative performance at REDCAT and MOCA.
Walker completed an MFA in Drawing and Painting at California State University, Long Beach as well as graduate studies in Design at UCLA. She currently teaches at Long Beach City College, Cerritos College, and Santa Monica Emeritus College. Walker was an educator at MOCA for many years where she facilitated numerous educational partnerships and collaborations with LAUSD Teachers, LA Master Chorale, LA Opera, LA Philharmonic and, UCLA Live.