Photo credit: Ignacio Soltero
Cinnamon Willis was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is a graduate of the New York College of Technology where she obtained an associate in art and advertising, and a bachelor’s in communication design. In 2013 she received a gold “Best in Show” award at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Gallery, followed by a BRIO Award from The Bronx Council on the Arts in 2018. After participating in numerous exhibitions in New York City, Canada and New Orleans, her most notable was her two person show at the ISE Cultural Foundation in SoHo. Her work has been published in Catapult magazine, Art Doll Quarterly and The Bronx Artist Documentary Project book. Cinnamon currently has a sponsorship with Creative Paperclay and now lives and works in the Bronx.