CHERISHING OUR VALLEY 2013
California Sculptor Jean Cherie and her recent image of the Delhi Lama.
Image gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley courtesy of the artist 2013.
Jean Cherie began her education at Saint John Baptist de la Salle elementary school in Granada Hills. After her graduation from Bishop Allemany High School in Mission Hills, Jean entered Chouinard Art College (now, Cal Arts). She began her arts career working for the Walt Disney Company's WED projects. Jean also created special effects and props for many Hollywood productions. Her puppets are widely acclaimed.
Those of you who have had the opportunity to take one of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley's historic walking tours of North Hollywood, will be familiar with Jean Cherie's much admired bronze sculpture of Alan Alda.
One Jean's most important works is a four foot statue of “Our Lady of the Holy Eucharist”, which is presently at the Catholic Basilica in Washington, DC, on it’s way to a Basilica in Africa. Another commission, a two foot tall “bronze” statue of a horse and rider was a central prop for a production of
To view Jean Cherie’s Art go to her website at: