Cheryl Ann Bolden, a sixth generation removed African American, brings to her work travel experience and study in the United States of America, United Kingdom, China, Africa, Australia and Central America.


Beijing 1981

Essays: An African American woman in China part 1 and part 2 (PDF files)

Read the Artist’s Statement by clicking here.

Read an article about Precious Cargo (in German) at Uni Lëtzebuerg by clicking here (PDF file).

An article from 1993 about Cheryl Ann Bolden in Portuguese part 1 and part 2 (PDF files).


2008: Maison Populaire Montreuil: Expressions Afro-Americaines

February 2008: Espace Canopy, Paris Mairie d’Aubervilliers: Hommage à Rosa Parks

2006: Coed Rural Art Center, Installation, Wales, UK

2006: American Library in Paris

2003: Victoria Albert Museum, London

1998: American Embassy, American School of Tegucigalpa: Mujeres Negras y Instituto Hondureo de Cultura Interamericana, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1997: Cambridge University (Clare Hall) 1997, Pontypridd, Wales, UK – Greenwich Museum, UK

1995: Liverpool Institute of Higher Education, UK

1994: Amerika Haus, Munich, Germany

1993: Sociedade des Belas Artes, NATO, American School, Lisbon, Portugal 1990-1993: Bolden Gallery, University of Virginia, Mary Baldwin College, The Charlottesville Public Schools, Virginia, USA

1990: Virginia Children’s Discovery Museum, USA: “African Music and Masquerade”, installation and programme for children of 4-12 years

1988: Wearable Art, Second Street Gallery, USA

1987, 88: International Boutique Shows, USA

1985: Sacred Cows, Contemporary American Women Artists, USA

1984, 85, 86: Black Memorabilia Expositions, USA2008: « Expressions Afro-Americaines », Maison Populaire de Montreuil



Cheryl Ann Bolden on France24 speaking about: Oprah Winfrey: The ultimate American dream?