Cielle Riddle


Where were you born? Year, Country, State. Where do you live currently?


Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. I currently live in Portland, but will be moving home to Texas in July.



What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?


My dad was an artist, so I've always had it in my life. It's a means of self expressions and a way to beautify my environment.



Who is your favorite skateboarder, living or dead? Any ties to skateboarding?


I once had a skateboard signed by Tony Hawk.


Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?


Frida Kahlo and one my of my best friends, Whitney LeJeune from South Carolina.


When you're not creating amazing works of art, what do you enjoy doing?


I enjoy spending time with my husband, and fellow artist Jerome Riddle, eating good food, thrift shopping, and hanging out with friends and family.



Who are your biggest influences?


My mom, my husband, and best friend Jenny. 



What mediums do you enjoy working in?


Oil paints, watercolors, clay, and found objects.


Anything else you want to tell?


I'm studying to be an art teacher! I believe art has the power to overcome anything.