Cecelia is originally from upstate New York where she raised a daughter and worked for IBM Federal Systems and Broome County Government. In 2009 Cecelia moved to Maryland. She now works as an artist full time in her studio. She studied under the tutelage of oil painters Joyce Clark, D.E. Simmons. Pastel artists Nancy Goff,

Genevieve Cerwonka and Awake the Light photographer Mollie Isaacs. Her paintings and photographs are currently held in private collections in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina.

                                               GROUP EXHIBITS
2015 Gaithersburg Fine Art Association Flora & Fauna Exhibit
2016 Gaithersburg Fine Art Society Annual Juried Show
2016 City of Gaithersburg Juried "Autumn Glory" Exhibit

2017-2018 Artists & Makers II Juried Exhibit Rockville, MD

2017-2018 Gaithersburg Fine Art Association Annual Juried Show

2017 Chesapeake Frame Company Juried Exhibit Gaithersburg, MD

2017 Artist Angle Juried Exhibit Frederick Community College, MD

2017 Rockville Art League Juried Show

2018 Montgomery Art Association Juried Exhibit Bethesda, MD

2019 Maryland House of Delegates GFAA Exhibit Annapolis 

                                                    AWARDS

2009 Burgess Award Highest Honor
         Roberson Juried Photography Competition Binghamton, NY
2010 1st Place - Pastel
         New England Traditions Annual Juried Art Show Providence, RI
2011 Honorable Mention - Oil
         Juried Art Competition Capital Arts Network Bethesda, MD

2017 Third Place Pastel Gaithersburg Fine Art Association Juried Show