About Celia

I hope that you have enjoyed my work or received some inspiration for something you also love doing or hope to do.
The opportunity to inspire and be inspired is all around us.

A Charlotte, North Carolina native and self-taught artist, Celia has 40 years experience as an illustrator, fine artist and mural painter. Her work has been commissioned by residential, commercial, corporate and celebrity clients throughout the southeast. She now resides in Georgetown, SC where she uses her passion for photography to capture the elements of the coast.


  • Featured faux finisher for Diana Jackson, Home Inspirations, Charlotte Magazine 1997
  • Designer and illustrator for the 1998 Summer reading program for the state of North Carolina
  • Featured artist in the April 2001 issue of Southeastern Framer Magazine
  • Cottonwood Art Festival, Richardson, Texas 2000
  • Featured artist in GS Magazine, Myrtle Beach, SC, September/October 2002
  • HGTV's Home Fantasy Open House 2003, home of Nascar driver, Rusty Wallace, mural painting in foyer – Lake Norman, NC
  • Invited to present one person exhibition, Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC
  • Featured artist in the Georgetown Times, February 2003
  • Selected artist for the Harborwalk Festival poster competition, June 2003
  • Sasee Magazine cover artist, October/November 2003, February/March 2005, December 2006
  • National Art Expo exhibitor in Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia
  • Invitational Fall 2005 Art Exhibit - Collector's Cafe, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Art Exhibit - August 2006 - Kudzu Art Gallery - Pawleys Island, SC
  • Published article - The Red Haired Queen - Sasee Magazine July 2006