Originally from Winnipeg, Cape Breton artist Celeste Friesen has lived in various places across Canada and the USA. Following a business career, she and her husband retired to the north-eastern tip of Cape Breton Island, and it is this spectacular setting which provides much of her painting inspiration.. Celeste holds an MA, and music (piano) degrees.
She has exhibited extensively in solo and groups shows across Cape Breton and in Virginia, USA and her work can be seen in a number of Cape Breton galleries. Her work uses a variety of techniques and styles including transparent inks, acrylic and/or oil paints, collage and other mixed media. Celeste's award winning paintings are collected across Canada and the USA.