Please join me as for my Open Studio event in May. Where I’ll have my latest work on the easel and you can get a preview of the 4950 paintings I’ve completed so far. You might also get a peak at any projects I’m working … Continue readingOpen Studio event Cathy Read Art
Does September make you feel like new beginnings? There’s a feeling of new beginnings. Maybe it’s because I still have children at school or past memories of starting a new school term in September, but things always seem to change around now. This year even … Continue readingNew Art for a new Academic Year
The Private View – 205 years of the RI Wednesday 5th April was the Private View of the Royal Institute of painters in watercolour An historic society with Royal Patronage which has been held at the Mall Galleries since the 1970’s. This is my first … Continue readingPrivate View at Royal Insitute of Painters in Watercolour
There’s a long tradition of poetry inspiring art. Finding focus and inspiration early in an art career is challenging. In fact the two needs can lead you into opposite directions. It’s easy to follow whims and do what takes your fancy but the truth is … Continue readingPoetry inspiring Art – finding direction
You never know what to expect at Art Exhibitions And that’s half the fun. The Mall Galleries are below street level so when you come into the reception you stand at the top of the steps and have a great view of the whole room. … Continue readingArtist of the Year Art Exhibition
How’s the excitement level in your household? Ours is pretty high, even with Christmas over, everyone is looking forward to the new year. As if that wasn’t enough, I’ve had some more big news about my Art. Artists and Illustrators Magazine hold an annual competition. … Continue readingWho is the Artist of the Year 2017?