Sit, Stare and Watch Cece's Artwork

Colleen Carstensen Peterson’s (Cece) art reflects the trials and tribulations that she has experienced through life. Her intentions are to reveal the struggle and loneliness but also the strength of womanhood. Taking a closer look at each shape and stroke, the big and small events in life becomes a harmonious dance on canvas.

International Contemporary Exhibition “LOVE MY BODY”February 2021

M.A.D.S. is a contemporary venue located in one of the liveliest areas of Milan, Italy. My Instagram page caught Italian Art Curator Ylenia De Giosa’s eye and asked if I would be interested in displaying three of my works in her show. This amazing exhibition was full of important international artists and I was humbly honored to be among them.

About The Artist

Colleen Carstensen Peterson aka CeCe, has made it her life mission to help others see their strength through their trials and tribulations. Something she was infinitely familiar with from being diagnosed with dyslexia at age 8. CeCe took on this obstacle head-on creating “Accentuate the Positive” program. Her advocacy for those with learning disabilities helped crown her Miss Teen United States in 2001. Life trails continued with the loss of her brother from an accidental drug overdose at age 25 which was then followed by years of infertility but eventual birth of her son whom was unexpectedly severely disabled and medically complex, nonetheless an absolute gift of joy. CeCe continues to trailblaze from her trials and tribulations by creating the non-profit Children’s Organization of Lending Equipment, helping disabled children get the adaptive equipment they need…Read More
About The Artist

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