Cyd began her professional art career when, at the age of 16, she was commissioned to design a holiday greeting card for The American Hotel and Motel Association. Since then, her work has appeared in various shows and galleries from Connecticut to Florida.
A former record album cover designer, Cyd has been working in the computer graphics field since 1985. She has created graphics for television, newspaper & magazine publications, posters & brochures, annual reports, charts & graphs, slide presentations and web sites. Clients have ranged from large financial institutions to famous jazz musicians.
In 1983, Cyd received two Creativity Show Awards for album covers designed for an independent record label in New York. She won first place for best oil painting “Skull Study” in the 1999 Ferguson Library Show in Stamford, CT. In the 2001 Library Show, she was given the blue ribbon for best photograph “New Zealand New Years”.
In 2003, Cyd received an Honorable Mention in the Stamford Art Association’s Black, White and Grey Show for her sculpture “Age before Beauty”.
Cyd has a certificate in web design from United Digital Artists in Manhattan and a BFA from Temple University Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. She has been an active member of the Stamford Art Association, Silvermine Guild Arts Center and the New Canaan Art Association.