Cherl Harrison is an art educator and photographer, who began a teaching career at Brevard College (Brevard, NC).  Since 1987 she has served as an Associate Professor of Art at High Point University. 

 Undergraduate studies took place at Ringling School of Art and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where (Arnold) Doren was one of her professors. A masters and doctorate were earned at UNCG. For over thirty years, she has exhibited widely and won several awards.  

For a decade, she chaired the division of Fine Arts at High Point University.  Punk, Art and Education was the title of her dissertation completed in 1990 with numerous gelatin silver prints included in the document.

Much of her work is about youth culture.  The photo on this page is Candace and Kelly as Twins, 1988.