Cecilia Garcia Amaro was born in 1953, in the City of Guadalajara. During the 1960's Cecilia moved with her family to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, where she studied Interior Design at the Superior Institute of Art and Culture.
In 1980, she decided to relocate to the City of Tijuana, Baja California, where until now, she participated with many diverse artists' collective exhibitions. Cecilia, who is also a singer, composer and musician, held her first exhibition in the Disarte Gallery in Tijuana, Baja, California and performed her song entitled "Canto Sobre Papel" ....."Song Over the Paper".
During the last several years, Cecilia has combined her exhibitions with musical presentations where her inspiring poetry can be best expressed through her musical interpretations. Ms. Amaro can count more than sixty exhibitions, of which some of the more popular have been with T.V. Asteca Tijuana, Baja, California, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum Amparo, the Art Center in Norfolk Virginia, the Mexican Embassy in Los Angeles, California, as well as the Mexican Embassy located in San Diego, California. On June 10, 2003, Cecilia gave a concert at U.C.L.A., West Los Angeles, California.
Cecilia's art captures the warmth and feeling of her beloved native land, Mexico. The expression of her beautiful soul shines through the her paintings, whether still lifes, landscapes or abstractions of color and design that are vivid in her imagination.
Ms. Amaro, while continuing to hold concerts and exhibitions on a regular basis, far exceeding the norm of most artists, has now become a beloved icon, who expresses a warm, beautiful, creative and generous spirit of the Mexican peoples. Her art along with her music transcends all geographical boundaries worldwide.
Cecilia Garcia Amaro's art is now among the collection of the 3 great Mexican muralists - Rivera, Siqueiros and Orozco. Not to mention that her pieces are surrounded by Tomayo, Toledo, Lazo, Nishizawa and several other prominent artists of Mexico. This elite collection is in Mexico' City's Industrial's Club - now 47 years old. The oldest piece - a Pelegrin Clave - dates back to 1849, and the most recent - a Cecilia Garcia Amaro, 1996. Timeline of one and a half centuries.