Cecilia Charlton

Cecilia Charlton is a London-based American artist.

She received a BFA Painting in 2015 from Hunter College in NYC, graduating summa cum laude, and an MA Painting from the Royal College of Art in 2018. Cecilia’s recent projects include a new commission in the shop window of Robert Young Antiques, Battersea as part of their Contemporary Collaborations programme in August and September 2021. She also ran regular textile workshops with 55+ Ilford residents with SPACE Studios, which will be culminating in an exhibition opening on 9 October 2021.

Cecilia has exhibited in the UK and internationally; her recent exhibitions include: Aurora, Candida Stevens Gallery, 2020 (solo); Parade, curated by Kris Day, Broadway Gallery, UK, 2019; Tender Touches, curated by Ines Neto dos Santos and Huma Kabakci of Open Space Contemporary, AMP Gallery, London, 2019; and Grid: Preset, Blyth Gallery, London, 2019.

Cecilia leaning against a curtain, behind her is her embroidery installation
Cecilia Charlton, Eternal myth and the poetry of the cosmos [fate, future, suture] (triptych), 2021. Commissioned for Jerwood Art Fund Makers Open. Preview at Jerwood Space. Photo © Hydar Dewachi.