Connie Newton Stancell's artwork was chosen for inclusion in the Winter 2015/2016 edition of Studio Visit Magazine published by Open Studios Press, Boston, MA. Stancell's work was previously selected for
Volume Seventeen of Studio Visit Magazine in 2012. The magazine is distributed to about 2,000 curators and gallerists throughout the country. Stancell was selected for membership in the National Association of Women Artists in 2010. N.A.W.A. was founded in 1889 and has a distinguished roster of past and present members including Mary Cassatt and many other artists of merit.

Canyon RhythmsSolo exhibitions of Stancell’s paintings include Homage to Nature at Les Beaux Art Gallery, Greenwich, CT (2011) and Inspired by Nature at Esther Rauschenbush Library, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY (2010). Her paintings have been in numerous group shows including New Britain Museum of American Art (CT), Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art (GA), University of Connecticut Stamford Art Gallery (CT), Sylvia Wald/Po Kim Gallery (NY), Salmagundi Club (NY), The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (NY), Silvermine Guild's Art of the Northeast (CT).

Born in Vermont, Stancell grew up in rural New England, her father a dairy farmer and her mother a school teacher. Her BA was earned at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where her coursework included German, Physics and History of Art. She resides with her husband in Connecticut where she has her studio.

Stancell’s interest in art started with her love of paintings by her grandmother and was further heightened by her History of Art studies, by two and a half years living in London and by extensive international travels which included visits to numerous museums and galleries around the world. She studied drawing and painting notably at the Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA and The Spruill Art Center, Dunwoody, GA.