Cecilia Thibes was born in Parana, South of Brazil. In 1986, the artist chose to study Anthroposophy at the Studiumjahr Goetheanum Institute, in Switzerland, which would impact and influence her career for many years into the future. After living for a time in Europe, Thibes went back to Brazil and participated in two advanced training programs within the Athroposophical Artistic field. Her training includes the Program at Paulus Center and Painting, Drawing and Composition, at the Art Center in São Paulo. Because of all her deep life experiences, her atelier has been an active space for work as an Art Therapist, Art Teacher and Painter.