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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.
Herring spraying PVC sculpture over a welded steel armature using
a diesel compressor and a Binks Spray System.
photo taken in St. Petersburg.
Cecil Herring e-mail:
Resume: Cecil Herring
3242 Bretton Woods Terrace, Deltona, FL 32725
Cecil Herring has been a
practicing artist for 55 years and has shown sculpture, paintings,
digital art, wearable art and jewelry in galleries and museums
in San Francisco, Cologne, Germany, Beijing, China, New York,
Miami, Orlando across the U.S. and Europe and on-line internationally.
Began art studies at 21 in
hometown Miami with Patrick DeLong, painting professor at North
Miami High School night course.
Pensacola Jr. Collge, Carl
Duke, painting, drawing, composition 1958
Pensacola Art Center, studied
with Emil Holzhauer, student of Robert Henri, 1959
U. of Florida,studied with
Hiram Williams, PRMcIntosh, student of Robert Henri, famous American
Seminole C. C.; drawing,
painting, paper making, composition; Studied with Grady Kimsey,
painting, Jane Edison, Paper Making, Robert McGee, design, received
A. A.degree, with honors, cum laude, 1984.
Arrowmont School of Crafts,
Gatlinburg, TN, Electroforming metals, with Stanley Lechtzin,
metalsmith and chairman of metals program, Temple Univ. Began
new design phase creating lightweight large one of a kind wearable
art in gold, silver and copper. Dr. Lechtzin was known world
wide for his unique wearable art and jewelry.
Arrowmont School of Crafts,
Nilda Getty, U. of Colorado, wearable Art, jewelry construction
Private Study, Ruth Roach,
studied at U.C.F. 77-86,
B. A., Humanities-the Arts, Painting, Sculpture, Theater, Writing,
Steve Lotz, painting and
drawing, Wyatt Wyatt, writing, Dr. Gary Wolf, continued her classical
piano study, Johann Eyfells, sculpture, where she cast metals
and began mixed media sculpture phase with cast plastics, metals
with electroforming. creating surrealistic works with embedments
and sewing metals on fabrics, and painting on fabrics.
awarded BA in Humanities,
the Arts, painting, sculpture, music, theatre and creative writing
post Bac, went to McFatter
Technical School in 1992, graduated 1995, studied with Denise
Vijanc, Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, Painter, received certification,
Macintosh software and hardware.
1995 her digital work selected
by Arizona State U. for wwomenonline, women's global Invitational
in Beijing, China for 4th World's Women Congress, chaired by
Hillary Clinton, sponsored by United Nations at pioneering event
called World's Women On-line http://wwol.inre.asu.edu/
1995 - Moved to Volusia County
and set up studio and website, one of the first on-line before
1995-96, Ms. Herring invited
by Stetson Professor of Ceramics Dan Gunderson to set up a new
Digital Institute at Stetson U., Deland, FL, assisting Computer-math
Chairman, Dr. Michael Branton, taught Photoshop, Illustrator,
Quark and Painter until a regular digital staff could be hired
by Stetson whereupon she returned to her own successful professional
art career in 1998.
In1995 her digital work was shown in Beijing, China at the 4th
Women's Congress, chaired by Hillary Clinton, sponsored by United
Nations at a pioneer event called World's Women On-line http://wwol.inre.asu.edu/
Cologne Art Fair 2004, Germany, she showed 5 digital works beamed
on a 30 ft. Electronic Wall in an International Invitational
Show with 12 artists from Japan, U.S. Australia and Germany.
She won a Kodak Innovator
Award for large format digital printing and exhibited the work
at Siggraph, 2000 in the Mosconi Hall, San Francisco.
Digital work published in
Photography, 7th Ed. Prentice Hall. Her works are included in
Her paintings, sculptures,
wearable art works, experimental mixed media works and one of
a kind jewelry pieces are in many public and private collections
including the President Gerald R. Ford Collection at Ford Museum
in Grand Rapids, Mich where her sterling silver eagle pendant
commissioned for Mrs. Betty Ford is located.
A former photojournalist
and feature writer for Florida Today, Melbourne Times, Reuters
and Fairchild Publications, she won the Penney-Missouri Journalism
award for her feature writing at Florida Today.
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. (registered domain for
Won Kodak Innovator Award
for large format digital printing and exhibited the work at Siggraph,
2000 in the Mosconi Hall, San Francisco.
Digital work published in
Photography, 7th Ed. Prentice Hall, page 236.
Cologne Art Fair 2004, Cologne,
Germany, Herring showed 5 digital works beamed on "Electronic
Wall" 30 ft. Electronic Wall in International Invitational
Show with 12 artists from Japan, U.S., Australia and Germany.
Going back to her multi media
training, Herring's diptych painting in two parts, "St.
John's River" 30" x 80" acrylic landscape was
juried into Museum of Florida Art 7th Biennial, Deland Fl by
Frank Holt, Director of Museum
of American Art, also known as the Mennello Museum, juried Cecil
Herring's painting "St. John's River," 30" x 80"
diptych, acrylic on canvas into Florida Museum 7th Biennial,
See Cecil Herring, Google or Spacescapes on any search engine.
She has worked for over 50 years as an artist.
Focused on central Florida where she has lived since 1965. She
fell in love with Volusia County landscapes and seascapes and
painted more than 50 works in a collection of Florida landscapes,florals
and figurative works on canvas using painting knives with bold
Currently in 2009 she is
focusing on her Spacescapes® again with a series of Quantum
Physics Concepts in Art.
Selected Shows S - Solo I
- Invitational, (all juried shows)
1957- Invitational show at
Pensacola Little Theatre
1958- Juried show at Pensacola
1959 - Motorola Annual National Show, Chicago, Ill
1959 - Florida Federated Arts, DeBary Museum Show, DeBary, FL
Solo 1964 - Paintings, J. Hillis Miller Medical
Center, U. of FL
1971 - Festival of States, St. Petersburg, FL
Solo 1971 - Spacescapes® installation NYC, 49 W. 57th Street,
New York, N.Y.
Solo 1972 - Spacescapes®, installation, Sampson Art Gallery,
Solo 1972- Spacescapes®, Air Force Space Museum, Cape Canaveral
Solo 1972 - Spacescapes, Gallery Three, Miami
1972- Group Juried Sculpture Show, Florida Sculpture Society,
Bacardi Gallery, Miami
Seagull, welded steel and
PVC, shown at Barcardi Gallery, Biscayne Blvd, Miami.
1974 - Mainsails, St. Petersburg, FL
Won 1st sculpture, "Basilisk,"
welded steel, copper, bronze on steel base. 4 feet approx.
1974 - Stephen Foster memorial Craft Competition, White Springs,
Solo 1975, 1977 Sculpture, Maitland Art Center, Maitland, FL
Solo 1975 - Sculpture, Brevard Community College, Cocoa, FL
Solo 1976 - Wearable Art and Jewelry, Kelsey Jewelist, Indian
Harbour Beach, FL
1977 - Members' Juried Show, Loch Haven Art Center and Museum,
1979 - Museums' Choice, Loch Haven Art Center and Museum (OMA)
1979 - A Salute to Belgium, Southeastern Crafts Invitational,
Birmingham Museum, AL
1979 - "24 Collection," Miami
Solo 1979 - Wearable Art, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami
Solo 1980 - The Artful Christmas, Joan Ling Gallery, Gainesville,
Jeweled Crown with semi precious
stones, electroformed, silver plated.
1981- Art to Wear, Miami Fashion Council, invitational
Solo 1981 -Multimedia Show, Seminole Community College, Sanford,
1984 - Maitland Art Center and Museum
1983 - Fellowship at Atlantic Center for the Arts, Mia Westerlund
Roosen, sculptor, (Edward Albee and Reynolds Price)
1983 -" SurFin," metals use, national symposium and
trade show at Moscone Hall, San Francisco. I invited by Director
and Plating and Surface Finishing Magazine to exhibit.
Cover story in Plating and Surface Finishing Magazine about my
work in electroforming. Gave Lectures and workshops in this medium.
Gave a workshop at Daytona Beach Community College.
1983 - served on Art Selection Committee for Fifth District Court
of Appeals new courthouse. Daytona Beach, FL
Received AA cum laude, Seminole Community College, 1984
Received BA degree in Humanities, the Arts, painting, sculpture,
theatre, music, creative writing, UCF 1986
Graduated and certified in
Digital art, Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, Painter at McFatter
Technical School, Davie, FL 1995.
Last 20 years of Invitational,
juried and solo Shows:
1988 - Oriental Rugs as Inspiration,
1989 - Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Center, Winter Park,
1991 - 40th Anniversary Exhibition Broward Art Guild
1991 - Brevard Art Center and Museum, Member's Show, Melbourne
1992 - "Human Image exhibition," Broward Art guild,
1ST Self Portrait Award.
Ft. Lauderdale, held at Broward Community College.
1993 - Bonnet Lily Invitational, Bonnet House, Ft. Lauderdale
1994 Coral Springs Artist Guild Broward Community College, Best
of Show, Portrait of Cindy and Suzanna. "Suzanna Dressed."
24 x 30 oil on canvas
1994 - Summer Garden Party, watercolor, Broward Art Guild, 3rd
1994 "Justice and the Human Spirit," 12 Women Artists,
St. Thomas University, Miami
1995 - "East Meets West", Sarasota Art Center Women's
Caucus for Art, Sarasota
1995 - "Bardo Passage Wave." digital work selected
by Arizona State U. to be included in WWOL - world's women on
line, juried by Muriel Magenta, Arizona State U., to be shown
in Beijing, China as part of United Nations 4th World Conference
on Women - 800 women from all over the world. http://wwol.inre.asu.edu/
1995 - Electronic Images, Palm Beach Community College, Palm
1995 - Art and Technology Show, Orlando Museum
1996 - Art and Technology Show, Orlando Museum. Designed Show
flyer. 1996 - Digital Art using Ezekiel, Bible's Old Testament
Prophet used as inspiration for space travel.
1996 - Osceola County Library,
Kissimmee, FL Solo show digital works
1997 - 1 st Annual All-Media Exhibition Ridge Art Association,
1997 "Body Non Specific" Ridge Art Association, Winter
1997 Orlando Museum Shop, Artist of the Month, Solo
1998 - NASA invited Cecil to show her painting Cassini Tracking
Saturn I on the Cassini website at Cassini tracking Saturn I
painting, 40 x 40 x 2, painted on plexiglass.
2000 - U. of Central Florida Library Gallery solo show
2000 Won the 2 nd place Kodak National Innovator Award for large
format digital printing. Work shown at Moscone Hall, San Francisco
at Seybold 2000Digital Symposium. In Kodak Collection, Rochester,
2001 - Digital work "Koi" was published in Photography,
7th Edition, published by Prentice-Hall
2001 - Fifth Avenue Gallery, Melbourne, Solo
2002 - "High Resolution: Digital Art in the 21st Century
at Lake Erie College, Paynesville, Ohio. Invitational 12 artists
from the US.
2002 - Spacescapes® Minos Gallery - Cocoa, FL Solo 2003 -
"How My Garden Grows," Wachovia Financial Center, Orlando,
oils and acrylics.Solo 2005 - DeBary Hall, DeBary, FL Florida
Landscapes and Florals. Solo 2004 - "Electronic Wall,"
a 30 foot digital wall at Cologne Art Fair, 2004, Germany Invitational
for Japan, USA, Germany and Australia
invited along with 12 digital artists from Germany, Japan, U.S.,
and Australia. Cologne Art Fair is held at the Palladium, one
of the largest art venues in Europe. 4 digital works shown at
the installation at http://www.spacescapes.com (home page view)
2004 EPCOT, Bronze sculpture, exhibited at Walt Disney World,
Sculpture Garden, International Flower Show. Invitational.
2004 - Red is the Color of ...", Avalon Gallery, Orlando,
BEST OF SHOW
2005 - DeBary Mansion, DeBary, FL Florida Landscapes and Florals.
2006 - Grand Bohemian Hotel Gallery, Orlando, 2 person show "Expressionist
Landscapes." With Jean Claude Roy of France.
2007 - Grand Bohemian Hotel, Orlando, Small Works Show, juried.
2007 - OVAL (Orlando Visual Arts Show) Member show. (closing
2008 - Florida Biennial IV - Florida Museum, Deland, FL, juried
show - 80" x 30" diptych in 2 parts of St. John's River,
acrylic on canvas. June - August. 2008
Publications using my art
works and writings:
1999 - invited to publish a paper on creating art on Mars for
2000 the Milleneum, now on website Mars2020.net dedicated to
training students, published at http://www.mars2030.net/ a web
site jointly sponsored by NASA, The Getty Foundation, The White
House, NEA, and the Planetary Society. http://mmp.planetary.org/artis/herrc/herrc70.htm
at Epcot sculpture garden, International flower and Garden Show,
2004 where she has a bronze sculpture on exhibition.
Juried Heathrow Show, 2005, Ft. Pierce, Amelia Island, Vero Beach
Serve on selection committee for 5th District Court of Appeals,
new building, Art in Putlic Places.
1983 - Fellowship, Atlantic for the Arts, Mia Westerlund Roosen,
(Edward Albee, Reynolds Price)
Feature stories in London Telegraph, Humana Magazine, Plating
and Surface Finishing Magazine, The Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel,
Florida Today, Sanford Herald and Daytona News Journal. She has
appeared on television Channel 7, ABC news New York, Channel
6, Orlando and has been filmed by area film makers Bill Suchy,
Aaron Jordan and Mike Hirsch at Gaslight Productions. 2003.
First Lady Betty Ford, Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids, MI,
commission sterling silver pendant, commemorating the dedication
of Creel Elementary School, Melbourne, FL Cecil received a letter
from the White House with a photo of Mrs. Ford wearing the pendant.
Cecil fashioned the pendant at her Titusville studio
Cocoa Beach High School, commission "Minute Man" 4'
Brevard Symphony Orchestra, commission, bronze "Maestro"
Award, Small bronze of Arturo Toscanini. Purchase Award, sculpture
"Zek" City of Titusville, Welded bronze and molded
7 bronze altar pieces for Saint Charles Cathedral commissioned
by Orlando Diocese
U. Florida Medical Library, 5' welded steel, "The Family",
commissioned by Gainesville Dental Guild
Heart of Florida, United Way, Orlando, commissioned 6 x 6 foot
digital mural for United Way lobby in downtown Orlando.
First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, digital work, also part of
Lord Byron Mass at Church presentation.
Americatel Corp., Miami, 25 digital original prints
Kodak, Rochester, N. Y.
Orlando Modern Art Collection, c/o Avalon Island.
Phase 2 Publishing, Los Angeles, watercolors and digital works
Ikon Corp., commissioned poster, Orlando,
"Man with 3 Arms" a 7' bronze welded sculpture, located
in Crealde Sculpture Garden, Winter Park.
Grand Bohemian Hotel, Orlando
Lane Bryant Stores of Florida
United Way of Central Florida, Lobby Plaque and portraits, (commission)
Paulucci Enterprises, Sanford, FL Sculpture
ReMax Realty, Indialantic, FL paintings
Memorial Hospital, Savannah, GA, paintings
Goldfield Corp, Melbourne, Bronze Wall Hanging, commission
Private collections in Europe,
Spain, Norway and U. S. A.
2008 - Juried show Florida
Bienniale "St. John's River in 2 parts," acrylic 80"
x 30 x 2 gallery wrapped on canvas, Florida Museum, Deland, FL
2011, Jan/Feb. - St. John's
River in 2 parts on cover of Deland Magazine
2011 - Jan.14 Feb. 5 solo
show White Coffee Cup Coffeehouse, DeBary, FL
To see artworks and sculpture
show in Spacescapes Original Show visit: