Cella Mahoney

Illustrator Washington, DC

Cella brings stories of others and her own come to life in the quirky way she writes and paints emotions, color relationships, and lines.

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A bilingual 4th generation Austinite, Cella is a whimsical watercolorist that brings emotions to life with color and character. She loves storytelling, Lindy Hoppin', and has a huge sweet tooth. She grew up in the blistering heat of Texas and endured the blinding chills of the Northeast while having studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has studied abroad in Italy, has been on the Dean’s list every semester, and has received the Hollins University Creative Writing Award. She is currently working in the DC area and sells her greeting cards on Etsy (CellasCards). Follow her on Instagram @cellabella_illustration!


Rochester Institute of Technology



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