About Me

My background


  • I live in San Francisco for the past 8 years and I love this town. Originally I am from Burgundy in France, I migrated to Sunnyvale California in 1994 to work in Computer Graphic with PDI/DreamWorks for few years. I hold degrees in fine arts from the Beaux Arts in Dijon, France and at Otis Parsons in Los Angeles. 
  • I studied Sculpture, painting, Theater set Design and interior Design, however my heart is now in the watercolors that I am showing to you here in this website. Enjoy!

My experience


  • I am an artist, educator and designer. I am passionate about Art. All my life i found ways to express my creativity. I taught Art to children, made murals &  theater set designs for small theater companies in the Bay area, I worked at DreamWorks in the Entertainment industry and lately I started making small clay sculptures.

My vision


  • My Art is about the heart. It is the Heart that is important. Each watercolor is a meditation which  starts with a circular shape defining an interior and an exterior. This circular shape symbolizes a seed, a heart, a cell, a planet or an egg. I let a drop of magenta watercolor pigment take a life of its own to become a flower, a landscape, a butterfly, an organ or an embryo. A respiration between the inside and the outside takes place. For me the magenta color symbolizes pure love. Sometimes like a chant, I write words in a spiral that helps the opening of the heart.
  • I like to bring beauty, elevate & open people's hearts to trigger an heavenly feeling in us to uplift us.

Contact me

Love to meet you in person!

Cécile Picard

1267 Page St, San Francisco, California 94117, United States

(415) 676-8045 - cecilejpicard@gmail.com



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