About

Elegant with a touch of macabre

OSCAR Lecture “Healing Through Arts”
ShowCASE Lecture “Brushstrokes of Emotion 2018”

Cecelia Ivy Price was born in Buffalo in 1986. She began to study painting at first at the nearby Niagara County Community College and, after moving to Fredonia in 2013, she deepened her studies in drawing and painting at SUNY Fredonia State with Cuban-American painter Alberto Rey. In particular she devoted herself to gothic and figurative painting.
In 2015 after graduating with honours (cum laude) from the SUNY Fredonia, she began to work with adults with disabilities as well as the elderly to create artworks as an Art Facilitator.
Solo Exhibitions: Negative Space Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 2019, Dark Delights, Faux Pas Gallery, Rochelle, IL, 2018, Recherche’, Octagon Gallery, Westfield, NY 2018, Eclectic Selection, Sensory Winery, Ripley, NY 2016, Transitions, Pulp 716, Lockport, NY 2015, Dangerous, State University of New York, Fredonia Rockefeller  Arts Center, 2014, Rock For Hope, Lockport, NY 2008
She has also traveled to the Uk to lecture about her work at the Skeletons, Stories and Social Bodies Exhibit (2018).
Her paintings have graced the book covers of writer Jesse Pholman’s Protostar: An Automatic Apocalypse Vol 2, Pillars of the Kingdom Volume Three: A Decadent Demi-Goddess, & The Bartenders of the Nexus Tavern.
Wrote about her: February The Leader “Fredonia Showcase 2015”, Carly Knaszak, Dunkirk Observer ‘Spirit of Art exhibition to open’ August 1, 2014, Dunkirk Observer ‘On Display’ June 26, 2014, February 15, Lockport Union Sun & Journal, Article 2008, February 18, The Coffee News, Article  2008, Artvoice, Article October 25, 2007.

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Education
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Master’s in Art Education
August 2017- June 2019
Current GPA 3.7
March 2018- Presentation at Skeletons, Stories and Social Bodies, at Southampton University, Southampton, UK
April 2018 Brushstrokes of Emotion Presentation, ShowCASE, at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

2015 State University New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, New York
Bachelor’s Degree Drawing and Painting
GPA: 3.74 Magna Cum Laude
Summer Semester Abroad: Italy
Groups: Figure Studies

2013 Niagara Community College, Sanborn, New York
Associate’s Degree in Fine Arts
GPA: 3.54
Groups: Art Guild President

Member of:
Oil Painters of America
Ohio Art Education Association
Market Street Art Gallery (Niagara County, NY)
North Shore Arts Alliance (Chautauqua County, NY)

Selected Awards & Honors:
2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Reflection Competition, Case Western Reserve, 2018
2016 Artist in Residence at the Gate House at Forest Hill Cemetery from the North Shore Arts Alliance
2015 Winch International Student Scholarship from the International Education Center SUNY Fredonia
2015 Graham E. Andrus Scholarship from the International Education Center at SUNY Fredonia
2015 Visual Arts & New Media Award from the VANM Dept. of SUNY Fredonia
2015 Rosa Parks Memorial Scholarship from the Center for Multicultural Affairs at SUNY Fredonia
2013 NCCC Excellence in Arts, Media & Technology: Fine Arts Award from the NCCC Division of Arts and New Media
2012 NCCC Alumni Association from the NCCC Foundation, Inc.
2012 NCCC Foundation Scholarship from the NCCC Foundation, Inc.
2012 Niagara Educational Foundation Volunteer Services from the NCCC Foundation, Inc.
2011 Ruth McDonald Memorial from the NCCC Foundation, Inc.
2011 First Place at Lockport Arts and Craft Festival from the Lockport Optimist Club
2010 Eugene and Maria Munk from the NCCC Foundation, Inc.

Selected One Person Exhibitions
2018 Dark Delights, Faux Pas Gallery, Rochelle, IL
2018 Recherche, Octagon Gallery, Westfield, New York
2016 Eclectic Selection, Sensory Winery, Ripley, NY
2015 Transitions, Pulp 716, Lockport, NY
2014 Dangerous, State University of NY, Fredonia Rockefeller  Arts Center, Fredonia, NY
2008 Rock For Hope, The Daily Grind, Lockport, NY 

Group Exhibitions
2018 Dump City, Faux Pas Gallery, Rochelle, IL
2018 Third Fridays, Rogue Gallery, Digital Exhibition
2018 A Vision of Voices, Awakenings, Chicago, Illinois
2018 Emerge, Rogue Gallery, Digital Exhibition
2018 SSSB Art Exhibition, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
2018 Winnebago Man Vs. Fly, Faux Pas Gallery, Rochelle, IL
2017 Reflected Memories, Octagon Gallery, Westfield, New York
2017 Chautauqua Lake Erie Art Trail, Forest Hill Gate House, Fredonia, New York
2017In Bloom, Kasia Coffee Gallery, Fredonia, New York
2017 Statuesque, Kasia Coffee Gallery, Fredonia, New York
2017 France to Fredonia, Fredonia, Opera House, Fredonia, New York
2017 Escapes, Kasia Coffee Gallery, Fredonia, New York
2017 CHOCOL’art Shorewood Country Club, Dunkirk, NY 
2016NSAA Members Biennial show with North East PA Artists, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2016 Second Annual Open Invitational Show, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2016Darkness Falls, Kasia Coffee Gallery, Fredonia, New York 
2016North Shore Arts Alliance Members Exhibit, Octagon Gallery, Westfield, New York
2016A Natural Blend, Kasia Coffee Gallery, Fredonia, New York
2016FUNrasier, Sensory Winery, Ripley, NewYork
2016 Flora & Fauna, HIVE Artspace, York, PA
2016Summer Daydreams, Sensory Winery and Art Gallery, Ripley, New York
2016 Chautauqua Lake Erie Art Trail, Forest Hill Gate House, Fredonia, New York
2016 Women Create, Dykeman-Young, Inc. Gallery & Vintage Emporium, Jamestown, New York
2016 NSAA Small Member’s Show, Fredonia Technology Incubator, Dunkirk, New York
2015 Women in the Arts, Octagon Gallery at the Patterson Library, Westfield, New York 
2015 Annual member Show Biennial Show, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2015 Anything Goes, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2015 Mother Nature Awakens, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2015 Small Works, Big Ideas, Grape Discovery Center, Westfield, NY
2015 Best of SUNY New York State Student Art, New York State Museum Cultural Education Center, Albany, New York
2015 Con Artists, Marion Art Gallery, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, New York
2015 Dreaming of Summer, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2015 Fredonia Showcase 2015, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, New York
2015 SUNY Student Art Exhibition Series, Gallery State Plaza, Albany, NY 
2014 Art Beat, 24 Below Gallery & Cafe, Niagara Falls, New York
2014 Art Matters The Grape Discovery Center, Ripley, New York
2014 We’re All Mad Here, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2014 Spirit of Art, Sensory Winery, Ripley, New York
2013 Best of SUNY New York State Student Art, New York State Museum Cultural Education Center, Albany, New York
2013 Dissimilated, State University of New York at Fredonia’s Reed Library, Fredonia, New York
2013 Mantillas World, Birdhouse, Dunkirk, New York
2012 Student Honors Exhibit, DVAC Art Gallery at Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York
2012 Fall Student Art Exhibition, Gallery State Plaza, Albany, New York
2012 Lewiston Art Festival, Lewiston, New York
2011 NCCC Student Art Show, DVAC Art Gallery at Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York
2011 Waterworks, Market Street Art Center, Lockport, New York
2011 Lewiston Art Festival, Lewiston, New York
2010 Black and White, Market Street Art Center, Lockport, New York
2010 NCCC Student Art Show, DVAC Art Gallery at Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York
2009 NCCC Student Art Show, DVAC Art Gallery at Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York

Press:
2013 July Grassroots
2013 Niagara USA Wine Magazine
2012 Niagara Wine Trail, USA Brochure
2008  February 15th Lockport Union Sun & Journal
2008 February 18th The Coffee News
2007 October 25th  Artvoice

Related Professional Experience:
Handsprings for Hope 2014, Serrata Photography: Photography event of participating gymnasts, Olean
Graphic Design & Photography 2012­ Present: The Winery at Marjim Manor: Promo photos, Poster designs, Catalog design
Clay Camp Summer 2012-­13  Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY
Children with Disabilities Play in the Clay Day 2012 Niagara Orleans Boces at Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY
Rock For Hope 2010   Daily Grind Café, Lockport, NY
Cynthia Stramaglia July 29th 2009  Empowering Young Women Workshop Studio 202, Market Street Art Gallery, Lockport, NY

Skills:

Adobe Photoshop                                                                                                         Adobe Illustrator
Photography                                                                                                                  Open Office Live

Other:
I have self published a book titled “Artistic Chaos” featuring my poetry as well as my artwork.

This is the artist in her natural habitat. Please do not tap on the glass.