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Curriculum Vitae

Chere Hughes

 

Education:

Current MFA in Creative Writing candidate, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV

    Graduation 2024

2008 MEd in Curriculum and Development, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

    Writing Center Tutor

2002 BFA in Photography, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

    Photography Lab Aide

1991 AA in Mortuary Science, San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, San Francisco, CA

    Live-in Mortuary Apprentice

 

Professional History:

2002-Current Writer & Freelance Instructional Designer, Flagstaff, AZ

Working writer and artist

2009-2016 Adjunct Faculty, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN

Instructor- Art, English, Funeral Service Education

1989-1999 Funeral Director, Funeral Home/Cemetery Manger, Vice President of Training, curriculum writer

Service Corp International, Northern California Region

 

Non-Fiction Publications:

2020 Article, Key Features in No-Fear Critique, DIYMFA, Manhattan, NY

2003 Spotlight, Bridges Annual Report Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

Solo Exhibition:

2004-06 Fireside South Artists' Community, Solo Gallery

 

Group Exhibitions:

2019 Autumn Art Market, Flagstaff, AZ

2018 Urban Flea Market, Flagstaff, AZ

2017 City Lights Gallery, Henderson, NV

2016 City Lights Gallery, Henderson, NV

2015 Corner Gallery, Arts Factory, Las Vegas, NV

2010 Shircliff Gallery of Art, Vincennes, IN

2005 School 30 Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2003 Apartment Group Show, Tempe, AZ

2002 Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ
2002 Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2001 Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ

 

Collections:

2002 Modal Existence, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, Arizona
2002 Bequeath, Reconteur series, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, Arizona

 

Awards:

2002 Best of Show, BA/BFA Photography Exhibition, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ

Memberships:

2018: Author's Guild

2019: Visionary Fiction Alliance

 

Service:

2018-2019 Coordinator for Volunteer Services at the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, Flagstaff, AZ

2009 Co-coordinator, Vincennes University Student Art Club, Vincennes, IN

2008 Co-Curator, Palo Verde High School Student Photography Exhibition, Las Vegas, NV

2008 Co-Coordinator, Nelson, Nevada mine Field Trip, Palo Verde High School Photo Club, Las Vegas, NV

2002 Artist, "Edible Book High Tea" fundraiser edible books for donation, Tempe, AZ

2002 Co-Facilitator and Artist, Collaborative Art Project with YMCA Mesa Mentoring Program, Mesa, AZ

2002 Artist's Assistant, "AH! MORDIMI!" by Professor John Risseeuw, Tempe, AZ

2001 Co-curator, "Workprints" exhibition, Tempe, AZ

2000 Docent, ASU Nelson Fine Art Museum, Tempe, AZ