About Me

About Cheri Polk


Cheri is an accomplished, award-winning portrait artist, illustrator, and graphic designer, with over 30 years of professional experience. Her intrinsic fair has led her unique works to be commissioned by private estates, collectors, and notable landmark architecture including, the world-famous, historical city of Lily Dale, NY. Te Hugo House published a children’s book, “A Bed for Fred,” which features her award-winning illustrations. Thirty-two of her most recent published illustrations are on display with International Publishers Hay House Publishing’s ‘Akashic Tarot’ cards.

Through Cheri’s artistic creations and eclectic interest, she has traveled and studied throughout North America and Southeast Asia. She is an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Cheri opened her first studio in 1985 and resides in Cleveland, OH.

Published Work, Exhibitions, Affiliations, and Workshops

Published Work
2017 – Hay House Publishing – The Akashic Tarot
2013 – A Bed For Fred by Lori Zoss – CIPA Book Award: Silver Medal, for Children’s Illustration

2020 – Medina Art League Aquarius Show
2016 – Cable Hayward Area Arts Council of Wisconsin
2015 – Westlake-Westshore Arts Council Fine Arts Show (First Place Pastel/Charcoal) 2015
– Westlake-Westshore Arts Council Fine Arts Show (Honorable Mention Watercolor)

Medina Art League
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Textures in Pastel
Cliffside Artists Collaborative – Hinckley Ohio – October
This workshop has been canceled due to the virus outbreak