CECILIA MARTINEZ is an award-winning, self taught artist from Jersey City, NJ, USA. She has exhibited in galleries throughout the country, including the National Association of Women Artists Gallery in New York City and the Augusta Savage Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her work is also featured frequently in international juried online exhibitions. Additionally, Cecilia’s artwork was shown during a segment on Al Jazeera TV, for a piece she created which addressed the issue of gun violence in communities. Cecilia’s artwork is also regularly published in art magazines and journals in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe.