Cheryle St. Onge, Assistant Professor
Ms. St. Onge was born in Worcester MA, the only child of a Physics professor and a painter. She grew up on college campus and on the back of a red roan pony. She cites making pictures with a view camera, as the pivotal point where short of horses, she discovered her next passion. Her photographs have been widely exhibited, most notably at Princeton University, University of Rhode Island, Massachusetts College of Art, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, and in an American Institute of Architects traveling exhibition. Her photographs have been included in four books and she has received numerous awards and residences among them a Polaroid Materials Grant and most recently a 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. In addition to exhibitions and print sales, Ms St. Onge provides architectural and editorial photographic work.
She divides her time with her family between Durham, New Hampshire and coastal Maine.
Ms. St. Onge received a M.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, studying under Nick Nixon and Barbara Bosworth and interned at M.I.T. contact printing the archives of Dr. Harold Edgerton. For over a decade, she taught photography at Clark University, and art & writing workshops for high school students at the Worcester Art Museum. Ms. St. Onge has guest lectured at The University of New Hampshire, University of Rhode Island and New England A.S.I C.
Cheryle St. Onge is a 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship recipient in photography.
Photography Faculty - Cheryle St. Onge