Cecilia Brendel was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
She studied art at Indiana University South Bend and graduated with an Associates degree in Graphic Arts from Ivy Tech State College in South Bend, Indiana, in 1982. Her experience as an artist includes technical illustrating at the University of Notre Dame, Florida Institute of Technology, Wright State University, McGraw-Hill Publishing, Holiday Rambler, and Harley-Davidson. Cecilia has designed book covers for American Book Publishers and GMA Publishing. Illustrated children's books, CD covers, poster designs, and other technical projects.
She developed her skills as a oil painter through studying the old world masters, including the Hudson River Painters, Rembrandt and Renoir, as well as private instruction from a classical Russian and Cuban Master.
Cecilia is an accomplished artist, internationally known with industrial and private clients all over the world. Her paintings have been compared to Norman Rockwell for her illustrative technique and quality and attention to detail.
She specializes in landscapes and portraits and can take your favorite photos and turn them into a cherished heirloom for generations.
She is honored to be listed with Fine Art America.
She is also honored to be listed with other associations, including Art Price, The World's largest fine art and antique dealer, New York Art Exchange,
Oil Painters of America, World Artists.