Cecil McDonald

Artadia Awardee

“Cecil McDonald Jr.‘s illuminating and inspiring collagist delves into the musical scores of early 20th century African American performers and musicians.” – Tina Kukielski, Executive Director, ART21

Cecil McDonald received his MFA in Photography from Columbia College in 2006. He has works in the permanent collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art, Chicago Bank of America LaSalle Collection, and the Harris Bank Collection. He has won numerous awards including the Joyce Foundation Midwest Voices & Visions Award, The Swiss Benevolent Society, Lucerne, Switzerland, Residency, and the 3Arts Teaching Artist Award. McDonald participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence program in July 2013.