Baxter St Fellowship at STONELEAF

We are so excited to announce Cheryl Mukherji as the awardee of the 2023 Baxter St Fellowship at STONELEAF RETREAT. Mukherji will receive an unrestricted grant of $1,500 and participate in a three week group residency with two other artists. As the Baxter St Fellow she will also take part in an Open Studio day during the fourth edition of UPSTATE ART WEEKEND July 21-24, 2023 which attracts thousands of visitors to the Hudson Valley. 

This residency is made possible by a partnership with the 7|G Foundation.


Cheryl Mukherji (b. 1995) is an Indian visual artist and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is a finalist and the subsequent winner of the 97th Annual at the Print Center, Philadelphia, 2023 and a finalist at the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, 2022 at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, 2022 and a Workspace Resident at Baxter Street at Camera Club of New York, 2021. Her work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions at the Museum of the City of New York (US), The Print Center (US), National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian (US), Baxter St. at Camera Club of New York (US), Capture Photography Festival (CA), Minnesota Museum of American Art (US), Huxley-Parlour Gallery (UK), Format Photo Festival (UK), Brooklyn Museum (US), Museum of Moving Image (US), International Center of Photography (US), Serendipity Arts Festival (IN), among others. She holds an MFA in Advanced Photographic Studies from ICP-Bard College, New York, 2020.


STONELEAF RETREAT is an artist residency and creative space for womxn and families, set in the Hudson Valley.
It was founded in 2017 by Helen Toomer and Eric Romano to foster and support connection and community within a calm, natural setting.


7|G Foundation champions organizations and individuals that challenge inequality in human rights, education, art and culture. By partnering with organizations, artists and community facilitators we seek to build strong community bonds that elevate local culture, while supporting cultural change founded upon our core values of social impact and sustainability.