Cecil Day was born in St. Louis, Missouri but grew up in Portland, Maine. She received a BA from Indiana University and anMFA in painting from Washington University in St. Louis. In 1979 she moved to Canada, working at St Michael’s Printshop in St.John’s Newfoundland during the school year and summering in Port Maitland where she and her husband now live.
Cecil’s work concerns the natural world and our place in it. Recent exhibitions include a two person show of linocuts and etchings, “Landfall”, at Sir WIlfred Grenville Art Gallery in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland and a one person show of etchings,”Traps”, at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. She has been awarded Newfoundland residencies at Gros Morn, Brigus, Terra Nova Park and St. Michaels printshop.
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