Cynthia Birdsill resides in Modesto, California  and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA), the University of Connecticut (JD), and Towson University (MFA). In addition to her work as an artist, she has worked as a scenic artist,  a lawyer, and an economic developer.  She has also studied at the Art Students League and the Maryland Institute, College of Art.  Portrait Commissions accepted.