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Cherith Lundin, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Art

On Faculty since 2016
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Cherith Lundin was born in Minneapolis, grew up in Germany, and is now located in Chicago. Her work has been presented in over fifty gallery exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, including at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Soo Visual Arts Center, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Galeriehaus Nord, Germany, and Czong Institute of Contemporary Art, South Korea. Cherith is the recipient of numerous prestigious grants, including from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerome Foundation, and a HATCH Residency at the Chicago Artists Coalition. Alongside of teaching, Cherith has also been active as a curator, focusing on bringing artists and communities into vital conversation.

Minneapolis College of Art & Design
M.F.A., Visual Studies

Wheaton College
B.A., Studio Art

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Installation
  • Mixed Media
  • Mid American Print Council
  • Christians in the Visual Arts

Cherith Lundin's Work
Cherith Lundin’s drawings, paintings, and installations are inspired by a deep interest in the poetics of space, the metaphoric potential of the window, and the fleeting and temporal nature of light and color. Her work takes, as its starting point, the architecture of everyday life, including corners and doors, walls and gardens. In luminous meditations on the nature of perspective, limitation, and longing, her work subtly shifts the focus away from that which is seen and toward the experience of seeing, as she investigates the ways in which perception is shaped by place, movement, and time.

  • Painting 1
  • Painting 2
  • Drawing 1
  • Figure Drawing
  • Advanced Drawing
  • Printmaking 1
  • Printmaking 2
  • Advanced Studio
  • Art Survey