A Fine Art painter, Celie’s work reflects her colorful appreciation of the world around her. She is influenced by her background which includes years of metal sculpture, print making, design and hand building clay. She attributes her love of color and Expressionism to the Fauvist movement. She has studied under numerous instructors and credits Christaphora Robeers with helping her find her true artistic voice. Her education includes a B.A. in Studio Art and a post-graduate certification in Design.
A member of the James River Art League, Celie’s work hangs in private collections along the East Coast. Her exhibits include the Tuckahoe Public Library, Cedarfield Senior Living Center, juried shows at Crossroads Arts Center and a solo exhibit at the Gallery at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Her evolving creative journey finds her working mainly in acrylic, collage and other mixed media. She enjoys the relationships of colors and the moods they create and derives satisfaction when her botanicals, abstracts and landscapes evoke joy in her viewers.