Cheri Basak is every bit the queen of swords in a tarot card deck. Supernatural witchy mystical woman of the Chicago art scene. Cheri is a key component to the success of Revolution Tattoo, which she opened with her husband and tattooer Omar Gutierrez in 2004, Cheri has been a crucial part of cultivating an environment for tattooers to grow as artists and has curated many successful art shows at Revolution Tattoo & Gallery over the years. She recently opened Sideshow Gallery next door to Revolution and continues to curate unique art shows with her partner Anne Elliott. The shop also sells curiosities, occult items and even hosts events like Tarot, Taxidermy and art classes. Cheri considers herself a crafty witch. She loves collecting unusual things and making crafts. She is constantly changing the aesthetic of both shops with her love of interior design and merchandising. On a daily basis she is cracking the whip and taking care of business. Go here for more information about Sideshow Gallery.