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Cid, a self-taught mixed media abstract and non-representational artist, traces her artistic roots to the quaint shores of Terceira Island, Acores, where she spent her early years before immigrating to Canada at the age of 13. Settling in West Toronto until 2020, she then found her muse in the serene landscapes of Madoc, eastern Ontario.

Her artistic journey commenced in 2008, marked by an insatiable curiosity that led her to explore diverse painting mediums, surfaces, and styles. A pioneer in her own right, Cid founded Canada’s inaugural creative arts charity for individuals grappling with cancer, The Art for Cancer Foundation, in 2010, spearheading a decade-long endeavor to harness the healing power of art.

Cid’s works serve as a testament to her evolution as an artist, each piece a canvas reflecting her distinct perspective and evolving style. Over the past decade, her art has graced numerous exhibitions and garnered admiration, finding its place in private collections across North America and Europe.

A member of esteemed art organizations such as The Art Tour Collective, The Federation of Canadian Artists, and The Belleville Art Association, Cid remains deeply rooted in her artistic community. She is also an active member of the Madoc Chamber of Commerce and the Tweed and Area Arts Council.

Today, Cid’s art finds representation at Quinn's of Tweed Fine Art Gallery, Art on 62 Fine Art Gallery and various online platforms, inviting viewers into a world where colors dance and emotions speak volumes. Her artistic journey continues to unfold, a celebration of her unique vision and unwavering passion.

To experience more of Cid's captivating artistry, visit

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