Cherie Raciti is a feminist painter, sculptor, and educator in San Francisco, California. Raciti began her studies at Memphis College of Arts and went on to receive a Bachelors of Arts from San Francisco State University in 1968 and a Master's from Mills College in 1979. Raciti taught art at San Francisco State University from 1977 to 2007. Her early site-specific installations in the San Francisco Redevelopment Area were included in Thomas Albright’s, Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945 – 1980 and the Smithsonian Archives. Raciti’s mixed-media paintings and wall constructions were shown in many solo and invitational group exhibitions in galleries, museums and alternative spaces in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.