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educator , sculptor

Ann Margaret Chere, American Sculptor, educator. Avocations: cross country skiing, travel, foreign language. F C. United Federation teachers scholar, 1976, New York State Board Regents scholar, 1976.


Chere, Ann Margaret was born on June 11, 1958 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Jerome Vito and Jean (Guido) Colonna.


Bachelor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1980.


Manager, B. Dalton Bookseller, Queens, New York, 1981-1982;manager, B. Dalton Bookseller, New York City, 1983-1984;manager, Walden Books, Long Island, New York, 1982-1983;freelance studio manager/exhibition coordinator, New York City, 1983-1987;assistant showroom manager, National Craft Show Room, New York City, 1987;gallery director, Pindar Gallery, New York City, 1988-1990;sculpting apprentice, Vera Lightstone, Sculptor, New York City, 1983-1989;ceramics teacher, Kinnelon (New Jersey) School Enrichment Program, 1994-1996;sculptor, private instructor, Warwick, New York, since 1990;teacher enrichment program, Warwick (New York) School, 1996;program director, Doc Fry Cmty. Center Teen Program, since 1997.


  • Avocations: cross country skiing, travel, foreign language.


  • Other Work

    • Solo shows include Unitarian Society of Orange County exhibition, 1993. Group exhibits include Unitarian Society exhibitions, 1991, Trotting Horse Museum, Goshen, New York, 1992, 93, 94, 95, Studio 18 Visual Arts Center, Middletown, New York, 1992, Orange Classic Festival Art Show, 1993, Lake George (New York ) Arts Project, 1993, Middletown (New York ) Arts Center, 1993, 94, 95, Times Herald-Record, Middletown, 1994, 95, Sullivan County Art and Cultural Center, Hurleyville, New York, 1994, 96, Lill St. Gallery, Chicago, 1994, Applewood Winery, Warwick, 1995, Herter Gallery, University Massachusetts/Amherst, 1995, Chilton Public Company, Wayne, Pennsylvania, 1996, Gallery JJENTH, Peekskill, New York, 1996, Cooperstown Art Association National Exhibition, New York, 1996, Open Studio Tour, Warwick, New York, 1994, 95, 97, Lucian Theatre Gallery, Sugarloaf, New York, 1997, Legal Arts Gallery, Goshen, New York, 1998, others.


Volunteer coordinator Community 2000: Arts and Culture Task Force, Warwick, 1995-1998. Secretary, newsletter editor Warwick Art League, 1995-1996, treasurer, 1992-1994. Volunteer teacher Warwick Valley School District, 1991-1996.

Volunteer National Organization of Women, New York City, 1984-1987, treasurer, 1987-1989. Member New York Foundation for the Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Cross country skiing, travel, foreign language.


Married Russell William Chere, February 27, 1991.

Jerome Vito Colonna

Jean (Guido) Colonna

Russell William Chere