Cedric Baldwin Egeli, a member of a renowned family of artists, is recognized nationally as a highly esteemed portraitist. Trained first by his parents, he won the Prix de Rome while studying at the Corcoran School of Art. Mr. Egeli founded the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters and was elected ‘Exceptional Member’ of the American Portrait Society. Grand Prize winner of the National Portrait Competition, he also won the Gold Medal from the American Artists Professional League.
A highly recognized teacher, Mr. Egeli taught at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, the National Portrait Institute in Chicago, and the Cape Cod School of Art.
Portraits by Cedric Egeli appear in the collections of universities such as Duke and Brandeis; hospitals, including Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical School; and in government agencies and corporations. When Christie’s evaluated the 250 portraits in the Johns Hopkins Hospital collection, Egeli’s work was adjudged to be among the most valuable of contemporary portraits.