Carmen Cicero


The Windmill

Carmen Cicero is a veteran painter who has been a vibrant member of the New York art scene since the late 1950s. A long-time Truro summer resident, Cicero has been a working in the challenging medium of watercolor since the early 1980s. His new exhibition at Gallery Ehva will consist of selected watercolors from the past along with recent pieces. These visionary paintings reflect Cicero's mysterious, provocative views of New York and Cape Cod as well as images from his imagination. Cicero's work is represented in 26 museum collections including the Guggenheim Museum, Hirshhorn Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art. The artist has won numerous awards including two Guggenheim Memorial Fellowships, two Ford Foundation prizes and a Life-time Achievement Award from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Cicero was honored in 2012 with a Lifetime Achievement Award at PAAM. Presently, his work is on display at the Cobra Museum in Amsterdam as part of a travelling Guggenheim exhibition called Art of Another Kind.