Cecilia Borgenstam is a Swedish-born artist based in San Francisco. Her work has been exhibited nationwide in shows curated by Christy Havranek, Ann Jastrab, Roula Seikala, James Ganz, Eve Schillo and Elizabeth Ferrer among others. In 2019, she was selected for the REVIEW Santa Fe 100 Photographers. She is a Critical Mass 2019 Top 200 Finalist, and was awarded a silver medal at the San Francisco Bay International Photography Competition. Her series Here/Not Here received an honorable mention by Phillip Brockman in the 12th Pollux Awards in the category for documentary reportage in early 2019. In 2018, she was awarded 2nd place by Eve Schillo in the 2018 International Photography Exhibition at the Center for Photographic Art.
In 2017, her work was in the jury's selection at the Piedmont Center for the Arts 5th Annual Art Show curated by Carin Adams and Jenny Gheith.
She was awarded 3rd place in the Paul Sack Building competition in 2014 and an honorable mention in 2015.
She holds a BA in Literature from the University of Lund, Sweden, and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in California.