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SHERI CRIDER is a visual artist, community builder, and a civil rights dreamer. sheri received a BFA from the University of Arizona on an academic tuition waiver and a fine arts scholarship and a MFA from the University of New Mexico. Her work has been exhibited nationally with recent solo and important exhibitions at the University of New Mexico and Arizona Art Museums, and Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe.  crider has been the recipient of grants and fellowships including the inaugural cohort of Open Philanthropy’s Right of Return Fellowship which supports the creation of original artworks to further criminal justice reform.

sheri’s expansive take on a creative practice envisions a place to reimagine and begin to unravel our complicated understanding of ourselves and our communities. This resourcefulness and tireless dedication is rooted in her experience as a woman living on the streets of Phoenix, Arizona.

sheri crider lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico