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Cecilia Brendel
Manchester Home 2011
Oil on Canvas 2011
Cecilia Brendel was born in St. Louis, Missouri.  While growing up she developed her talents
as an artist with her family. Cecilia studied art with courses from Indiana University at South
Bend as well as graduating with an Associates Degree in Graphic Arts from the Ivy Tech
State College in South Bend, Indiana in 1982.
Pleasant Hill Winter
Oil on Canvas  2011
Oil on Canvas 2005
Quiet Village
Oil on Plywood  2003
Dutch Windmill
Oil on Canvas 2005
Willy Lott's Cottage
Oil on Canvas
Kenray House
Oil on Canvas 2012
Hacene of Algeria
Oil on Canvas2011
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, Harley Davidson, and LaComedia Dinner Theatre. More recently, she has
developed her skills as a painter, working in acrylics and oils for clients across America.  She continues to learn from the masters of the
Hudson River School, Rembrandt, Renoir, Monet, and many others.

Cecilia can take your favorite photos and create a unique portrait of you as a religious icon. Transform your special memories from a
trip to a memorable heirloom that will endure a lifetime.  In addition to her painting career, her technical skills as a graphic artist allow
her to have the opportunity to publish her works in the form of book cover design and logo design.
Maga`s Daughter
Oil on Canvas
(after Andrew Wyeth)
Lady Suzanne
Oil on Canvas 2010
Daily Bread
Oil on Canvas 2012
Oil on Canvas 2012
Oil on Canvas 2011
Monastery Italia
Oil on Canvas 2009
Cumbres & Toltec
Oil on Board 2012
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Holy Spirit Dove
Oil on Canvas 2011