Cia Foreman is an experimental and conceptual artist exploring perception and ambiguity using photography as her primary medium. Her work ranges from still images to film installations and her practice spans numerous decades. She received a BA in Art from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MA in Art from California State University, Sacramento, a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, and Graduate Analytic Training at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. Her education in psychoanalysis continues to inform her artistic practice.
Her work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions including Arte Fiera in Bologna, Italy, in national museums and galleries, and is held in public collections. Her photographs have been featured in a variety of publications including ArtWeek and the San Francisco Chronicle and she has been the recipient of numerous grants. Foreman lives and works in Los Angeles.