We are very happy to be displaying some amazing works on our cafe walls by the talented Cherie Hanson. Her art will be showcased for the next month, so come down and take them in. Visit Cherie's website for more information on her art.
Cherie Hanson's Bio
Cherie Hanson taught English and Acting for over twenty years. After retirement, she began her life as an artist and writer. She has written two poetry anthologies in the past year. Her exhibitions in Canada include Kelowna, Vernon, Summerland, Prince George, Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver. She has displayed art in Sacramento, New York and Los Angles in the United States. Currently she has works for sale in a gallery in Palermo, Italy.
2007 was the year that Cherie attended the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Florence, Italy. Out of the over 800 artists in attendance, her work was awarded one of the 63 jury prizes. In addition, she was selected to have a secondary showing in the Grand Hotel in Florence.
2009 found her in Vienna, Austria attending a juried group show.
Her hand made Christmas cards have been selected by the City of Kelowna as the official card from the Mayor's office.
She has work in two public art installations in Kelowna. Her medallion is in The Spirit of Kelowna public display in city hall and a painted tile in the Park Bench project in the city's North End.
Cherie has adjudicated photography and video production for the Central Okanagan Photography Society and for the Okanagan Film Festival Society.
In addition, Cherie's graphic design can be purchased through the web site Designyouwall.com. The company creates the wallpaper for the show Extreme Makeovers and has done the set decoration for many block buster movies.
Cherie continues to write and is currently working on a book. She teaches art and blogging classes. She is busy creating work for an upcoming show called "Dress Up."
For contact, to view the art, to