Cynthia Westwood was born in Texas, 1969.
After a career as a dancer with Houston Ballet she went on to study art at the University of Massachusetts
and subsequently to the New York Academy of Art where she received a Master of Fine Art degree in 1999.
Her paintings are currently represented by Galerie Sebastien Bertrand in Geneva, Switzerland.
She lives and works in Oxfordshire with her husband and 2 children.
1999 The Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art, New York, Master of Fine Arts
1996 University of Massachusetts, Boston, Bachelor of Fine Arts
2015 Copper Light, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2011 Solitude, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
2008 Bathroom, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
2016 Summer Show, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2015 ArtGenève15 Art Fair, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2013 ArtGenève13 Art Fair, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2011 WomenArtists@NewBritainMuseum, New Britain Museum of American Art, USA
2010 Intimacy, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen, Germany
2009 Summer Group Show, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
2007 All The More Real: Portrayals Of Intimacy And Empathy, The Parrish Art Museum, NY
2007 In Your Face, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
2006 Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, USA
2006 Salon 2006, New York Academy of Art, NY, USA
2002 Sotheby’s Shrewsbury Open Competition, Shrewsbury, England
1999 Dahesh Museum, NY, USA
2011 Sherry Buckberrough and Nancy Noble, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain
2010 Burkhard Leismann, M. W. Padberg, Intimacy! Bathing in Art, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Germany
2009 Tony Godfrey, "Painting Today", Edition Phaidon, London
2008 Eric Fischl, Tony Godfrey, "Cynthia Westwood Shower", Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva
2008 Eric Fischl, "All The More Real", The Parrish Art Museum, New York
2007 Barry Neild, "Painting Makes a Comeback", CNN
2006 Eric Fischl, "Eleven Artists from Everywhere, Twenty-Two Frozen Moments
2005 Believer Magazine, “Believably Represented”, San Francisco