Award-winner, Cecilia Fernández, was born in Argentina in 1975. When she was only a year old, she was asking her mom for something to draw with. Since this early stage in life, art has been Ceci's means of expression, escape, security and freedom.
She graduated in 1999 as Graphic Designer at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she gained experience in the Graphics and Printing business.
In 2001 she moved to Maui, Hawaii where she worked for over a decade as an Art Director & Senior Graphic Designer of the main Maui Magazine. She revamped this publication's old looks and appealed with a classy and sophisticated look.
Maui no ka ‘oi Magazine, an international distributed publication, won awards like "Best Regional & State Consumer Magazine" at the Maggie Awards in 2011 (U.S. Mainland), competing against renowned publications like "Sunset Magazine." Over the years, she won "Best Series of Photographs" at the Pa‘i Awards (State of Hawai‘i) with a spread design on Maui's Night Sky, "Best Overall Photograph" and "Excellence in Design." She's got featured at the Adobe Photoshop Keynote Opening event in Orlando Miami, in 2011. She then won the contest with the best photograph voted by the Adobe Creative crew and the American people from all 50 States.
In the art world, she got a special award in a conservation art exhibit on Maui, initiating her professional career in fine arts as well.
Her lifetime connection with nature, passion for art, design, and photography grew while feeding on the richness of the Hawaiian Culture and colorful surroundings. She acquired an immense knowledge and connection with this culture that took her onto a profound spiritual journey that could never be replicated.
Since then, she has resided in Playa Del Carmen and now lives in the Los Cabos area. Being one of the most renowned high-end Real Estate & Architectural Photographers in southern Baja, she photographs the prestige communities of Puerto Los Cabos, Palmilla, Querencia, Cabo Del Sol, Chileno Bay, and Pedregal, among others.
Her ever-changing lifestyle and European roots have given her the ability to interact with people from many ethnicities.
She hopes her cheerful personality, sense of responsibility, honesty, and dedication will become the key to a bright future. Ceci speaks fluent English & Spanish.
"Not everyone can become a great artist but a great artist can come from anywhere" Disney's Ratatouille