Born 1936. Chernow is an American artist who is known for her portrait-style illustrations that evoke the images of female cinematic figures of the 1930s and 1940s. Growing up in New York City, Chernow studied music and art from a young age and acquired an affinity for the arts. Chernow was exposed to several movies that left a lasting impression and prompted her to make the likenesses of leading ladies. Chernow has worked extensively in the mediums of lithography, silkscreen, etching and colored pencil. Her works is in the collections of the The Brooklyn Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, the Skopje, Yugoslavia, Museum of the City of New York, National Museum of Women in the Arts, D.C., New York Public Library Print Collection, NYC Yale University Art Collection, Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, The Tel Aviv Museum, Israel, among others.