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Cheryl Tall

Cheryl Tall

Artist Name: Cheryl Tall

Title of Piece: The White Queen

Media: concrete and handmade ceramic tiles

Dimensions: 84"H x 36"W x 36"D

Retail Price: $6,600 + tax

Artist’s Statement: The White Queen was inspired by Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Alice dreams that she goes through a mirror and meets The White Queen, a chess piece who has come alive. The queen tells Alice to believe in herself, saying: “Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!”

Artist’s Bio: Cheryl Tall received her MFA from the University of Miami, Florida in 1995. Her narrative figurative sculptures have been published in 18 books, and she has won numerous awards, is in museum collections, and exhibits her work internationally. Her art has been influenced by her participation in 17 Art Residences around the world, most recently at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada.


Photo: Heather Main, SDBG Staff