Cecilia Valadez is a Mexican-American contemporary visual artist. Valadez emphasizes the human figure, and enjoys integrating high relief textures and shades with metallic colors, decorated with the flora and fauna of the region. Valadez has created numerous residential murals found in Lee and Collier Counties. Her mural work can be seen in the Jesus The Worker Catholic Church (God's Hands, 2007). She has exhibited in the Southwest Florida Museum of History, in many areas of Florida and New York and her paintings can be found in private collections in Europe.