About Cecilia 

I am an established professional abstract painter. I live and work in London, where I studied at the Royal College of Art, Chelsea School of Art and The Heatherley School of Fine Art.

Throughout my career I have worked with oils and acrylics on canvas and board. Gouache and mixed media on paper have been very important in my practice all along. I have experimented with perspex, plastic sheeting, silk and collages. For three decades I have exhibited them in the UK and internationally.

Since 2007 I have had a studio at the Chocolate Factory N16 in London. We open our artist studios to the public once or twice a year. These are opportunities to show, sell and get feedback from collectors, friends and fellow artists. They are carefully curated solo exhibitions showing new work every time. 


My work has been sold through galleries, agents and directly to clients for many years. Some of the works on my website are for sale. Others are pieces in corporate or private collections that I consider important in my development as a painter. 

More about the work 


I am an occasional invited co-judge for The Basil H. Alkazzi Scholarship Award and The Ali H. Alkazzi Scholarship Award in Painting, both at the Royal College of Art, London.

1988-90 MA in Painting, Royal College of Art, London

1985-88 BA (Hons) Painting, Chelsea School of Art, London

1984-85 Foundation Course, The Heatherley School of Fine Art, London

1975-80 BA in Literature and Philosophy, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

I was born in Bogotá, Colombia


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