Cecere was born in 1951 in Santa Paolina, Avellino, Italy. He studied painting at Escuela de Artes Plasticas in Marcay, Venezuela. In 1968 he founded the Dubeca movement and began making his first constructivist works.

He has had exhibitions in Italy, Spain, France, and Hungary. He resides in Solofra, in Avellino, Italy.