Cheryl Long,
American Artist

Education and Early Career


  • Lamar University, 1966-1969
  • Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, Summer Sessions: 1980 and 1981
  • B.F.A. University of Texas at Austin, Emphasis in Painting and Color Photography, 1981-1984
  • College of Santa Fe, Studied under Paul Caponigro and John Sexton Summer 1986
  • University of Texas at Austin, Studied under Jerry Uselmann June 1990

Juried Shows

  • 1984
    Texas Fine Arts Association - Texas Only - Fall 1984. Twenty-four Texas artist, chosen from five-hundred and sixty- four entrants. National traveling exhibit from Fall 1984 through Summer 1985. Juror: Fredericka Hunter, Texas Gallery, Houston.
  • 1986
    Fort Worth Festival of the Arts - Art exhibit juried by James Surls, April, 1986.
    Texas Photographic Society - Statewide Juried Show - Color 1986 National Juror: Joel Meyerowitz.
  • 1987
    Photography and The West; The 80’s, Rockwell Museum, Corning, N.Y., April 1987. Invitational show, fifty-four Photographers chosen from throughout the United States.
    Santa Fe Center for Photography: Photographing Children: Jurors: William Petersen, Bditor Art Space Magazine, Anne Noggle, University of New Mexico. Three photographers chosen from Texas. Opened March 18, 1987.
    Fort Worth Festival of the Arts ’87 - Juried Gallery Show, Fort Worth, Texas, April, 1987
    Texas Photographic Society, Annual Show, National Juror: Paul Caponigro, Austin, TexasOpened May 1987
    Durango Center for the Arts, Juried Exhibition, winner of Best of Show, Durango, Colorado. Juror: John Boland, associate director, Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.Opened June 29 - July 16, 1987
    Amarillo Competition 1987, Amarillo Arts Center, Amarillo, Texas, Juror: Henry Hopkins associate curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.December 12, 1987 through January 17, 1988
  • 1988
    Texas Art Celebration - Juried Show - 78 Artists chosen from 270 entries; Juror: Dr. Trevor Fairbrother, Curator of Painting, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass.; Houston, Texas; February 21 - April 22, 1988.
    Texas Photographic Society - 1988 Members Only Juried Competition, Amdur Gallery, Austin, Texas; Juror: Richard Misrach, 4th place: Honorable Mention.Opened April 29 - June 13, 1988, followed by tour
    Jackson Hole Art Association: Art West Open Competition 1988: — Artwest Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Juror: Gordon McConnell, Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MontanaSept. 1988 followed by tour
    Texas: Photographic Society: “Photographers: Their Own Image"; Juror: J.M. Czarniecki III, Fall 1988, followed by tour
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  • First City Centre, Austin, Texas - Solo Painting Show: November through December, 1984
  • First City Centre, Austin, Texas "Spring Works," Contemporary: and Traditional Western Art Exhibit, Sponsor: Watson and Casey Companies. April 1986.
  • Dewey Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico - "Wild Wild West ‘Show"- Invitational, June 29 - July 13, 1988.
  • “Taos and the Wild West" Invitational, Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico; Curator: David Sherer, Owner, Taos Gallery. October, 1988.
  • Lubbock Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, Texas. October 1989 - January 1990.
  • Midland College, Midland, Texas. January 1990 - February 1990.


  • 1987 Calendar
    The Western Horseman Magazine
  • Postcard Series: New Mexico Working Cowboys publishing date January 1987.
    William Gannon, publisher, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • First Prize: Annual Photo Contest publishing date May/June 1988
    The American West Magazine
  • Mentions and artwork images included in various articles
    The Western Horseman Magazine
    The American West Magazine


  • Altermann and Morris Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • Tiburon Gallery, Austin, Texas
  • Toh-Atin Gallery, Durango, Colorado

Professional Organizations

  • Texas Photographic Society
  • Houston Center for Photography
  • Santa Fe Center for Photography
  • Texas Fine Arts Association