Catherine has been painting since 1979. Although she began with oils, a six week class in acrylics prompted her to switch mediums. She has taught her style of painting in classes throughout the United States and Canada. Catherine is also the author of four decorative painting books including Charming Village Scenes You Can Paint with North Light Books.
Catherine’s imagination comes alive as her brush works on the canvas where she dreams of quaint little villages where she would want to work and live. She also likes to write little stories about the scenes she paints.
Catherine and her husband Rick reside in Excelsior Springs, MO near their two grown children. Several of their dogs over the years are depicted in some of her paintings. Now that her husband has retired, they love to travel in their camper, taking pictures of quaint little towns to inspire her next painting.