Born in St Louis, Cecilia's initial art education was in technical illustration and Graphic Arts. Illustrating for companies such as University of Notre Dame, Florida Institute of Technology, Harley Davidson, MacGraw-Hill Publishing and American Book Publishers. Cecilia's technical skills took a turn when Broadway Theater asked her to paint sceneries for them. Painted many sets for Broadway shows, including top shows such as Phantom of the Opera and Grande Ol Opry to name a couple. Developing her skills as a fine artist, Cecilia produce pieces for several private and industrial clients worldwide. Including on her client list was a high end hotels and Universities, such as the Grand Hotel Sablon in Belgium and St Joseph hospital in South Bend Indiana. She also own Olde Masters Galleria In Centerville Ohio.