BIO
Widely recognized throughout the United States, Cecil Touchon has played a major role in the fine arts arena for well over two decades. The highly acclaimed artist has exhibited in galleries and museums in New York, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, Boston, Houston, St. Louis, Atlanta, Dallas and Fort Worth among other cities. International exhibitions include venues in Paris; Amsterdam; Berlin; Cuernavaca, Mexico; and Italy, where he participated in the Venice Biennial in 2009 and 2001.

Touchon is well known in the areas of collage art, painting, visual poetry and as a member of the Fluxus community. Touchon is the founder and director of the Ontological Museum and co-founder of the International Post-Dogmatist Group. He has been featured in dozens of exhibition catalogs, magazine articles, and scholarly publications, the most recent of which published in 2010 titled Masters: Collage—Major Works by Leading Artists (Lark Books).

Touchon’s work appears in the collections of several major museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Chicago Art Institute, and the Tate Modern in London. His works are found in many corporate collections as well, including those of IBM, HBO, American Airlines, American Express, Citibank, Las Vegas’s Bellagio Hotel, Neiman Marcus, Hallmark, and the Sanyo Corporation, to name a few.

Cecil Touchon was born in Austin, Texas, Grew up in Saint Louis, Mo and attended both North Texas State University in Denton and the University of Texas at Arlington.