Celeste June Henriquez is an artist exploring the internal and external environments of the human condition. Inspired by parenting her daughter, Abigail, who has an intellectual disability Henriquez has been developing a body of work that addresses the struggles and beauty of being a caregiver.
Celeste received her BFA from the Philadelphia College of Art in Illustration. After graduating from PCA she worked nationally as a freelance illustrator in advertising, editorial, and children’s books. Recent exhibitions have been with the Portland Museum of Art, River Arts Gallery, Frank Brockman Gallery, Harlow Gallery, and Zero Station. She lives and works in Portland, Maine.