“Extant Women” Beacon Arts Building, Inglewood, CA, 2015 Kristine Schomaker, Cheryl Bookout, Karen Schfman, Snezana Saraswati Petrovic, Deborah Lambert (left to right)
“Finding Beauty Through Struggle” 2015 Anna Deavere Smith, Mark Steven Greenfield, Cheryl Bookout and Joe Hernandez-Kolski
“In Dialogue: June Wayne and the Rise of Women Artists” 2014 Pasadena Museum of California Art This panel discussion focused on June Wayne, her inspiring legacy, and issues facing contemporary women artists today. Moderated by artist-educator Ruth Weisberg, panelists include SCWCA President Cheryl Bookout
“Los Angeles Contemporary Art Landscape” 2014 Brand Art Center, Glendale, CA Panelists include Peter Frank, Larry Bell, George Herms, Tony Berlant and Cheryl Bookout (Left to Right)
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J. Cheryl Bookout has a passion for collaborative public art projects. As an individual artist, Bookout is included in the California Women Artist Project archived at the University of Southern California and Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries, a project organized by Gloria Orenstein, Professor of Women in Literature and Art at USC. Bookout is the ED & Co-Founder of The Chimaera Project, a nonprofit focusing on action and advocacy for female filmmakers. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Mil-Tree Veteran Project and on the Advisory Board for Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art and the Joshua Tree Retreat Center; past President of the Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art 2012 – 2016; guest on numerous panels throughout the U.S. Bookout has co-produced three short filmsand has a feature-length documentary film in development.
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The Chimaera Project, Co-Founder, Executive Director; President, Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art (SCWCA), President 2012-16; SCWCA, Advisory Board; Mil-Tree, Board of Directors, Joshua Tree Retreat Center, Board of Directors; Film Independent, Member