Cheryl Derricotte

2020 YBCA 100 Honoree

Cheryl Derricotte is a visual artist. Her favorite mediums are glass and paper. Originally from Washington, D.C., she lives and makes art in San Francisco. Cheryl holds the Master of Fine Arts from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), the Master of Regional Planning from Cornell University, and a B.A. in Urban Affairs from Barnard College, Columbia University.  Recent awards include the 2020 Villa San Francisco/French Consulate Micro-Residency; Vermont Studio Center Residency (2020/2021); New Orleans Antenna Paper Machine Residency ; SFAC Artist Commission, and the Puffin Foundation Grant, (all 2019/2020). She is also the recipient of the Hemera Foundation Tending Space Fellowship for Artists; the Rick and Val Beck Scholarship for Glass; Emerging Artist at the Museum of the African Diaspora; Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass’ Visionary Scholarship; and a D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities NEA Artist Fellowship Grant.