Cindy Rosten Murray was born in Syracuse, New York, and raised in Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Prior to landing in Orlando, Florida, Cindy lived in New York City.

Curiosity-driven, Cindy’s work explores cultural landscapes with an eye toward social observations, irony, contrasts, and wit. 

Cindy's day job has enabled opportunities to travel the United States, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, China, and Vietnam.  Her volunteer work has provided inspired experiences working alongside local people in Central Florida, Costa Rican coffee fields, rebuilding of miners' homes in West Virginia, interacting with Blackfeet Indians in Montana, and practicing English with migrant workers in South Florida, meat packers in Southwest Minnesota, teenagers in the mountains of Poland, and Cubanos in Ciego de Avila, Cuba.

Cindy’s work has exhibited nationally at venues including: Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, Black Box Gallery in Portland, OR, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC, the Minneapolis Photo Center, SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, the Old Courthouse Arts Center in Woodstock, IL, and Avenue West Gallery in Spokane, WA.

Cindy is the recipient of a United Arts of Central Florida Artist Development Grant and was selected as a Fellow at The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences.  She was also a Studio Artist at Crealde School of Art.

She received her BA in Theatre & Drama at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a Dual Masters in HR Management & Development from Webster University.

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