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Cynthia R Dill

Artist Statement

My work brings me meaning and joy. It's driven by a belief that all living things are interconnected beneath visible surfaces and by the rapture of losing myself in the flow of painting and design. It's a great blessing to be able to follow one's heart in this life. 


With brush in hand, I ask "What is my intention?" and "where do I see  essential character in my subject?"  Sticking to those answers, while also being moved by the glory of color, form or emotions crossing my subject's face (and in myself) is all a delightful balancing act. 



Cynthia R Dill, grew up traveling and living in many places including France and Alaska. She studied art in numerous places, including Italy, in addition to earning her MFA from SUNY, New Paltz, NY. 


Her work is currently represented by Albert Shahinian Fine Art, Rhinebeck NY.


Dill’s works are held in numerous public and private collections including the Hudson River Maritime Museum, Museum of Art – Deland, FL, SUNY Dutchess Community College Permanent Collection, the University of Georgia, the Statesboro Public Library, and the Culinary Arts Institute of America at Hyde Park. Awards include the Tamsin L. Holzer Memorial - Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, First Place - Dunedin Fine Art Center, Honorable Mention - Maryland Federation of Art, the John W. Taylor Award - Woodstock Artists Association, American Heart Association and National Science Foundation Scholar, Stetson University Honorable Mention for painting. Dill is listed in Who’s Who of American Women.

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