Born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1962, Cheryl Donegan took her B.F.A. in painting at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence before moving to New York City to study at Hunter College, where she completed a M.F.A. in 1990. Since her first solo show in 1993 she has exhibited widely, in Europe as well as North America. "Young and Restless", an exhibition of contemporary video art currently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, includes several of her works.