Spacescapes Art by
All artists are
vain, they long to be recognised and to leave
something to posterity. They want to be loved, and at the
same time they want to be free. But nobody is free.
Painting demonstration at Grand
Bohemian Hotel Gallery
Cecil Herring has been a practicing artist
for 52 years; shown sculpture, paintings, digital art, wearable
art and jewelry in galleries and museums internationally and
in New York, Miami, and Orlando.
A Miami native, Cecil began art studies at 21 in Miami, going
on to study at U. of Florida, and receiving a BA at U.C.F. in
1986. She studied painting at the U. of Florida with Hiram Williams
and P.R. McIntosh and with Emil Holzhauer, a student of great
American painter Robert Henri. Cecil also studied welding at
Brevard C. C, casting at U.C.F, electroforming and jewelry at
Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
Her paintings, sculptures, wearable art works, experimental mixed
media works and one of a kind jewelry pieces are in many collections.
A former photojournalist and feature writer for Florida Today,
Melbourne Times, Reuters and Fairchild Publications, She has
been invited to exhibit works online on websites in many countries
including the NASA website. Her website with her registered domain
and trademarked name is at http://www.spacescapes.com.
She studied digital art at Brevard Community Collage, Florida
Atlantic U. and graduated from McFatter Technical School in 1995
with certification in Photoshop, Quark, and Illustrator.
Her works were shown in Beijing, China, Art Fair 2004, Cologne,
Germany, where she showed 5 digital works beamed on a 30 ft.
Electronic Wall in an International show with 12 artists from
Japan, U.S. Australia and Germany. She won a Kodak Innovator
Award for large format digital pinting and had digital work published
in Photography, 7th Ed. Prentice Hall.
First Lady Betty Ford Collection, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Kodak, Rochester, N. Y.
Orlando Modern Art Collection
Phase II Publishing, Los Angeles
Americatel Corp., Miami, City of Titusville
St. Charles Cathedral altar pieces
Titusville City Hall
U. of Florida School of Dentistry Commemorative Sculpture honoring
founder of Dental School. Steel sculpture located at U. of Fla
Cocoa Beach High School sculpture "Minuteman."
Many private collectors.
Grand Bohemian Hotel, Small works show, Dec. 2006.
Grand Bohemian Hotel Gallery, Orlando, June, Two person show:
"Expressionist Landscapes" with Jean Claude Roy, France,
DeBary Mansion, DeBary, FL September, 2005 Solo
Avalon Gallery, Orlando, June, 2005, winners show.
Thomas Kelly Building, National Museum for Women in the Arts
juried show, Sept. 2005.
"Red is the Color Of...", Avalon Gallery, Orlando,
August, 2004, won best in show.
National Museum for Women in the Arts Show, Winter Park, FL,
Marriott Hotel Downtown Gallery, Orlando, 2004
EPCOT, Walt Disney World, Sculpture Garden, International Flower
Small Works Show, Grand Bohemian Hotel Gallery, December, 2005,
Mayor's Gallery, Orlando City Hall, 2004
Sanford City Hall, Sanford, FL, 2004-2005
September 2005, DeBary Mansion, Debary, FL
September 2003 - 15 Spacescapes paintings, Ichiban Restaurant,
March -April, 2003 -"How my garden grows," floral oils
and watercolors, Wachovia Financial Center, Orlando, FL 2003
October, 2002 - SpacescapesÆ 2002, paintings, sculpture,
Minos Gallery, Cocoa Village, FL
September, 2001 - Paintings, Fifth Avenue Gallery, Melbourne,
December, 2000 - Paintings, University of Central Florida Library
September 1997 - Artist of the Month, Digital Art, Orlando Museum
1996- Digital Art, Osceola County Library, Kissimmee, F
1984 -Seminole Community College, Sanford, FL
1981 - Paintings, Sculpture, Wearable Art, Seminole Community
1980 - Wearable Art Fashion Show, Miami Fashion Council, Miami,
1979 - Wearable Art Show, Joan Ling Gallery, Gainesville, FL
1980 - "The Artful Christmas, " Joan Ling Gallery,
1979, 1980 - Wearable Art, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL
1975, 1977 Sculpture, Maitland Art Center, Maitland, FL
1975 - Sculpture, Brevard Community College, Cocoa, FL
1976 - Wearable Art and Jewelry, Kelsey Jewelist, Indian Harbour
1974 - Paintings, Florida Institute of Techology., Melbourne,
1974 -SpacescapesÆ Sculpture, Port Malabar Country Club,
Port Malabar, FL
1973 - SpacescapesÆ Sculpture, Duncan Gallery, Stetson
U., DeLand, FL
1974 - SpacescapesÆ, Gallery Three, Miami, FL
1972 - SpacescapesÆ,U. S Air Force Space Museum, Cape Canaveral,
1973 - Paintings, Melbourne Public Library, Melbourne, FL
1971 - Spacescapes, Center Art Gallery, New York, NY
1973 - Paintings, Gleason Auditorium, Florida Institute of Technology,
1969 - Paintings, Eau Gallie Public Library
1964 - J. Hillis Miller Medical Center, University of Florida,
1966 - Eau Gallie Public Library, Melbourne, FL
1964 - University City Bank, Gainesville, FL
Selected Recent Shows (*Awards)
Winners Show, Avalon Gallery, Orlando, June 2005
"E-Energy", Cologne Art Fair, multimedia installation
by 12 international artists
from USA, Europe, Japan and Australia,
beaming digital works on a brick wall at the Palladium, Cologne,
Germany, Oct., 04
*Red is the color of...Best in Show, Aug. 2004
Avalon Gallery, 2 person show, Cecil Herring, Claire Lavin, Hardware
vs Software, Jan. 04
Epcot International Flower Show, sculpture garden sculpture invitational,
Group Show, Marriott Hotel Downtown Gallery, Feb. - April, 04
Group Show, Mayor's Gallery, Orlando City Hall, April - June,
Group Show, Marriott Hotel Downtown Gallery, May 5 - July 30,
EPCOT Sculpture Garden, International Flower and Garden Show,
"Take a Byte," 2 person digital show, OVAL on Orange
Gallery, May 03
"High Resolution" Digital Art in the 21st Century,
BK Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH, Jan, 02.
For the Love of Art, Avalon Gallery, Orlando, Feb. 02
*Kodak Innovator Awards, Rochester, N.Y., 2000, digital, purchase
Spacescapes© Solo show , Fifth Avenue Gallery, Melbourne,Sept.,01
10 Women, Orlando, paintings, digital art
NASA: JPL/NASA.gov/cassini website,99
First Annual National All-Media Exhibition, Ridge Art Assoc.,
Winter Haven, FL, '97
Art & Technology Show Orlando Museum, 96, 97, 98, digital
art work used for show poster '98.
"Digital Images," Palm Beach Community College,'95,
World' Women On-line, http://wwol.is.asu.edu/stage.htm was shown
in Beijing, China at the United Nation's 4th World Conference
on Women in 1995 Juried by Arizona State U. Professor Murial
Annual Women's Juried Show, St Thomas University, Miami, FL'94,
Sarasota Art Center, Women's Caucus for Art, '95, digital art
*Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Winter Park, FL (9), paintings,
*Festival of the Masters, (7),Walt Disney World Village, FL,
sculpture, wearable art
*Halifax Annual Art Festival, Ormond Beach, FL, sculpture
*Mount Dora Sidewalk Art Festival, sculpture, wearable art
*Indialantic Art Festival, sculpture
*Melbourne Art Festival
*Miami Beach Festival of the Arts, wearable art
"A Salute to Belgium", Southeastern Crafts Invitational,
Florida Sculptors' Society, Bacardi Gallery, Miami, sculpture
Loch Haven Art Center (OMA) Members Annual Juried Show, Orlando,
Loch Haven Art Center (OMA), "Museum's Choice", sculpture
"Festival of States," St. Petersburg, FL, sculpture
*Coral Springs Artist Guild, Broward Community College, Davie,
FL '94, Best of Show, oil portrait
****Broward Art Guild, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Motorola 6th Annual National Show, Chicago, IL, painting
Ringling Museum Crafts Show, Sarasota, FL, wearable art
Las Olas Sidewalk Art Festival, Fort Lauderdale, FL, sculpture
Gasperilla Art Festival, Tampa, FL, sculpture, wearable art
*"Mainsails," St.Petersburg, sculpture
"Images," New Smyrna Beach, FL, wearable art
**Cocoa Village Art Festival, Cocoa Beach, FL, sculpture, wearable
Brevard Art Center and Museum 1991 Members' Show, Melbourne,
*Space Coast Art Festival, Cocoa Beach, FL, sculpture, paintings,
Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Center, Winter Park, FL, sculpture
"Oriental Rugs as Inspiration," Maitland Art Center,
"24 Collection," Wearable Art Collection, Miami, wearable
"Art to Wear," Fashion Group of Miami, Miami, wearable
"Electroformed," American Electroplaters'' Society,
Mosconi Hall, San Francisco.
Complete short 50 year resume
Art Show Judge - Heathrow Art Show, 2005, Ft. Pierce Sidewalk
Art Show, Vero Beach Art Show, Amelia Island Art Show, Deland
Art Show, Sanford-Seminole Art Association Show, 2005.
Lectures, Daytona Arts and Sciences Museum Guild, Oct. 2005,
Committee to Select Art for the Fifth District Court of Appeals,
Fellow, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL 1983.
Reynold Price, poet, Edward Albee, playwright, Mia Westerlund
Artist of the Month, Orlando Museum Shop, 1997