Cynthia Mason received a BFA from the Ringling College of Art and Design where she was a Trustee Scholar, in 2002. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums in the United States. She has received several grants and scholarships from prestigious institutions including the College Art Association, the University of South Florida, and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs. She has been offered art residencies in New York, Wyoming, North Carolina and Paris, France. In 2012, she received an MFA from University of South Florida. She lives and works in Saint Petersburg, Florida.