Cindi Holt was born on January 14, 1952 in Riverside, California. She moved with her family to Buena Park, Ca at the age of 11. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Speech Communications degree.

 

Holt moved to Fort Worth in the early 70's and began painting in the mid 80's. She was encouraged not to take art courses because of her natural talent.

 

Cindi Holt's paintings have been used as the Christmas card for Governor and Mrs. George W. Bush in 1998. In 2004, she created a painting for the Christmas card for then President and Mrs. George W. Bush. Her paintings are in collections including the Fort Museum of Science and History, the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and prints of her work hang in Central Market in both Dallas and Fort Worth.

 

Holt resides in Fort Worth with her husband, Mike. Her son, Justin, is married to wife Courtney who have two children, Sorensen and Georgia.