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Articles By: Cynthia Parsons McDaniel

Cynthia Parsons McDaniel works as an artist in the mediums of video installation, collage and illustration and diorama. She recently attended the National Academy Museum School in New York City for Drawing and Visual Story Telling and Monotype Printmaking. She had her first collage piece in a group exhibition at the museum. She has written about design, film and theater for METROPOLIS, ELLE DECOR, IN STYLE, ELLE, DAILY NEWS, FASHION JOURNAL and NEWSWEEK. She has contributed to five books on design and film related subjects.
She was nominated for an emmy while a producer at NBC. She was head of pr and marketing at Cannon Films, New Line Cinema and VP Grammercy Pictures, then special projects editor at IN STYLE and Features Editor New York Daily News. McDaniel then went back to working with actors on MAD MEN, WEEDS AND 30 ROCK and doing personal publicity and creating Tony, Emmy, Grammy and Academy Award Campaigns. She has produced events and handled press including European Film Awards in Berlin, Cannes Film Festival Party at Hotel Du Cap, Sundance and Toronto Film Festival and Elton John’s Oscar party, re-opening of the Hall of Mirrors and the Royal Opera House at Versailles and the Bob Hope Memorial Library Ellis Island. The short she produced was shown at both the Tribeca Film Festival and the London Film festival. She recently did props for Boardwalk Empire including window displays using antiques from Olde Good Things. She has wrote a one act play about early broadway and created the props by hand using various antiques and paper techniques.
She works as an artist and illustrator, having recently attended the National Academy Museum School she was in her first group exhibition there. She studied at the Center for Italian Modern Art and Bard Graduate Center for Decorative Arts and The American Museum of Natural History studying Diorama Making. She is currently writing a graphic novel.
Her work can be seen here
http://cynthiapmcdaniel.wix.com/home/
http://vimeo.com/user51648799/videos
http://www.boxdioramas.com/cynthia-parsons-mcdaniel/

She is currently writing and illustrating a graphic novel.

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