Cicely Carew spent her formative years in Los Angeles. She earned her BFA from MassArt and her MFA from Lesley Art + Design in Cambridge. Carew has had solo exhibitions at The Commons Provincetown, Simmons University, and Northeastern University. She exhibits in group shows across the northeast including Beacon Gallery, Newport Art Museum, Hera Gallery, and ChaShaMa, New York. Carew recently created public art projects for Peloton NYC and BXP at the Prudential Center, curated by Now + There. She won the 2021 St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist award for painting. Her work has been collected by Fidelity, Simmons University, and Northeastern University. In 2020, Carew was featured in the Boston Art Review, The Globe, NY Times, NPR, and WBUR. She is an educator and serves as the 2021-22 Artist in Residence at Shady Hill School. She will have a solo exhibition at the Fitchburg Art Museum next fall 2022. Carew currently resides with her son in Cambridge, MA.