|Award winning digital artist, painter, sculptor, photographer, writer. interested in art and technology and how they can relate artistically, using digital media in combination with traditional media.
Exhibited widely in U.S., Florida. Won Kodak Innovator Award in 2000 for large format digital printing, digital art work published in Photography, 7th Ed., Prentice-Hall, 2001, page 246.
Selected Media Events:
ABC Eyewitness News, Channel 7, 6 p.m. News, New York , Oct., 1971 (Spacescapes)
Orlando Sentinel, 1971, Story on Spacescapes show in New York.
Sanford Herald, Stories on Feb. 6, 1977, Sept. 18, 1978 , Sept. 23, 1979, Sept.8 , 1981, also Mar. 28, 1982, (Spacescapes sculpture, wearable art)
Plating and Surface Finishing Magazine, Sept. 1978 (Cover Story- Sculpture,Wearable Art) Miami Herald Tropic Magazine, Dec. 16, 1979 (Cover Story-Wearable Art)
London Daily Telegraph , American Edition, story by Alex Faulkner on New York show. Nov. 18, 1971 - (Spacescapes©- sculpture)
Florida Today, 1A Photo, Feb. 28, 1976, 1D, Feb. 25, Amy Clark Column, First Lady Betty Ford wearing sterling silver eagle pendent - commission created by Cecil Herring
FLORIDA/Today - T.G.I.F. Magazine, (Cover Story) Apr. 4, 1980
Melbourne Times , Apr. 6, 1988 Cover story on Spacescapes Art by Cecil Herring
Florida Magazine - Orlando Sentinel (Cover Story) June 17, 1979
Orlando Sentinel, People Section, Feb. 25, 1976 , (sculpture, wearable art)
Carol Nelson Show, ABC Channel 9, Orlando, FL, Jan. 1980
Florida Today, Pam Harbaugh story People section on Spacescapes 2002 show at Minos Gallery, Cocoa, Oct. 2002
Orlando Sentinel, 1972-through Jan. 2004 - stories on Spacescapes shows.
- Florida Artist Group, Inc.
- Missile, Space and Range Pioneers, Inc. Life Member
- Digital Fine Arts Association
- Mugoo - Mac Users Group of Orlando
- Volusia County Orchid Society
- OVAL - Orlando Visual Artists League
"Floral Fantasy," colorful orchid and lily paintings by Cecil Herring at Orlando Marriott Downtown Gallery, Feb. 1 - March 15, 2004, Reception Feb. 5.
Hardware vs Software, digital show at Avalon Island Gallery, 37 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, runs Jan. 2 - through 31
Maintains private studio/gallery at OVAL Galleries, at 29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801
Other selected activities: Assisted in development
and creation of a new Digital Art Institute at Stetson University.1996.
Taught Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress and Fractal Painter for the first year,1996-97. Art Selection Committee Member, new building for 5th District Court of Appeals, Daytona, Florida. Sculpture Fellow, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Mia Westerlund Roosen, Edward Albee, Reynolds Price, New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Former Feature Writer/Photographer for Florida/TODAY, Melbourne Times newspapers, Fairchild Publications and Reuters Wire Services. Feature writer, reporter and photographer for Apollo manned space flight program at Cape Kennedy 1968-1976. Won Penney-Missouri Journalism Award, Florida/TODAY Newspaper., 1972. Photographed Florida assignment for Time Magazine, Photo of Sybil Leek appeared in prediction story on George Wallace assassination attempt. Covered Apollo Series: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17 and Apollo-Soyuz, US-Soviet Mission. Interviewed and wrote stories on Space Director Dr. Wernher von Braun, Edward Teller, father of the hydrogen bomb, Yvgeny Yveteshinko, Russian Poet and Underwater Explorer Mel Fisher.