Candacee was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She studied English literature at Oklahoma State University. Upon graduation, she moved abroad to explore. Candacee has lived in many different countries. A long teaching career took her from South Korea to Myanmar to Hungary to Azerbaijan to Belgium over the course of 15 years. She returned to the U.S. in 2021, eager to focus on her art practice.
She uses oil sticks, oil paints, acrylics, paint pens, colored pencils, gel pens, watercolors and gouache. She explores printmaking, clay and digital media. She works on canvas, paper and board, and has an insatiable curiosity about materials and how they can change visual experience.
Current and upcoming exhibits:
473 Bar, September 2023 solo show
Shades of Brown Coffee and Art, July 2023 solo show
"Hidden Gems", Price Gallery, Tulsa, Ok, June-July 2023 group show
Curations by Gilcrease, May-June 2023 solo exhibition of mixed media paper 'maps'
Orange Wall Gallery, OSU Stillwater, two-person exhibition October-November 2022
OVAC 12x12 Art Fundraiser, September 2022, and 2023, Oklahoma City
24 works on paper, The biennial 24 Works on Paper exhibition is the only traveling show of art by living Oklahomans. Exactly 24 artworks created on paper are included. 2022-2024
“Balance and Order”, first solo exhibition at Pansodan Gallery, Yangon, Myanmar, March, 2013