MARIA CECILIA FERNANDEZ DE ARROSPIDE
About MARIA CECILIA FERNANDEZ DE ARROSPIDE
Cecilia studied Social Studies and Literature at Universidad Catolica del Peru, Drawing with Cristina Galvez, Watercolors with Juan Pastorelli. She then worked with Leslie Lee, present Director of the Escuela de Bellas Artes del Peru, and Miguel Nieri, professor of the Escuela de Bellas Artes del Peru and now of the Fine Arts Faculty of Universidad Catolica del Peru for more than 15 years. Cecilia first solo exhibition was in 1998, accumulating up to date six, the second one in 2000 and two in the year 2005, of which one was in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In february 2007 she presented "El Mar, Las Olas" and in december 2008 "De Siluetas y Sombrillas". In August 2010 she presented “Espacios Temporales” y en November 2011 “Metáforas”. Cecilia has also presented many collective exhibitions as from 1993 in Peru, USA, Canada, Belgium, Netherlands, Argentina and Spain. AWARDS In October 2005 she obtained Second Prize in the Contest “Autum Salon” organized by “Espacio 10 Arte”, Buenos Aires, Argentina. In January 2011 her painting “El Globo Rosado” was finalist in the Contest ArteVida at the Gallery EME 04, Madrid Spain. Today Cecilia's work is in private collections in USA, Colombia, Netherlands, Belgium, Guatemala and Peru. Her work is selected on many art yearbooks around the globe.