Cecilia Beaven (she/her) is a visual artist and art instructor from Mexico City. Cecilia holds an MFA from SAIC and a BFA from ENPEG La Esmeralda (Mexico City). Cecilia’s multidisciplinary artwork has been shown in solo shows in Mexico City, Houston, and Chicago, as well as in group exhibitions in Mexico, the US, Colombia, Sweden, Italy, and Japan including in the Hyde Park Art Center’s Ground Floor Biennial. Through her multimedia work Cecilia develops a speculative mythology with unique visual narratives. She affirms her creative agency by modifying existing tales and mythology and seamlessly adding fiction and personal anecdotes bringing a unique perspective on Mexican identity that goes beyond folklore and mainstream ideas of Mexico.