Author: Cheryl Wilgren Clyne
Cheryl Wilgren Clyne is a multimedia artist, educator, curator and social media director. She received an MFA from the University of Minnesota, in experimental media art. And a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Film.
She maintains a vibrant artistic practice as a multimedia artist living and working in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Her art has been exhibited locally at Walker Art Center, Burnet Gallery, The Soap Factory, Rosalux Gallery, Northern Spark, Minnesota Museum of American Art, Oak Street Cinema, Cedar Cultural Center, Pantages Theater, Katherine Nash Gallery, Weisman Art Museum, air sweet air, Saint Paul Saints ballpark, and more. She has shown nationally and internationally, with several exhibits in China and Germany.
From 2001 to the present, Wilgren Clyne has initiated, curated, directed and juried the work of other artists into traditional and experimental spaces.
She is working on several large scale curatorial projects, including ‘superusted’ the 2015 Midwest Biennial for The Soap Factory in Minneapolis, MN. that opened on Septemeber 12, 2015.
Wilgren Clyne is the Art Director for the Saint Paul Saints, at CHS Field, in Lowertown, Saint Paul, MN. This is a new program with a very successful season in 2015. To the Saints credit and Wilgren Clyne’s perseverance, together they have pioneered a career, the first ever Art Director of a ballpark!
In addition to being a studio artist and curator, Wilgren Clyne has taught as adjunct art faculty since 2006. She has been and educator in many non-traditional and experimental settings.
Wilgren Clyne created a resident artist position she held at the Foshay Tower from 2009 to 2015. She performed the persona of the Foshay Tower FB page with over 7,000 followers. She was the first artist in residence at the Beijing Film Academy, Photography Department in 2008.
Her current work is filled with the wonderment of nature, exploration of the skies, air, space, night, light, and in the many possibilities of the galaxy and beyond.