Cosima Aryee was born into a large Italian family in beautiful Southern Italy, where she embraced the light, colors, and robust culture. When she was 12 she immigrated to the Chicago area where she currently lives with her husband and son.
Cosima has had solo and group exhibitions of her work including those held at Highland Park City Hall and College of Lake County, in Grayslake, Illinois. Her art is in many private and public collections around the world including Southern Illinois University. She has been an art instructor for 3 years having taught all painting mediums and students of all ages in different locations including Round Lake Beach Cultural Center. After high school she served in the U.S. Army in Frankfurt, Germany, where she was commissioned to paint six murals within Kennedy Kaserne.