CHERI GAULKE earned a Master of Arts in Feminist Art/Education from Goddard College in Los Angeles. Early in her career she participated in performance artist Rachel Rosenthal’s Instant Theatre, and the Feminist Studio Workshop at The Woman’s Building in Los Angeles. She co-founded the collaborative performance art groups Feminist Art Workers and Sisters of Survival. Her current work includes video, installation, artist’s books, and public art, and has been exhibited in galleries and museums nationwide. She has received recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, California Community Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others.