2965 Hickory Lane
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Painting in acrylics and oil, Cathy crafts her award-winning illustrations by meticulously layering color over color in a process known as glazing. Her paintings have appeared in numerous publications for the editorial, book and corporate markets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, Newsweek, US News and World Reports, Utne Reader, Seventeen, McGraw Hill, The Penguin Group, Simon & Schuster, Kensington Publishing, IBM, Target and Saatchi & Saatchi. In 2015, she produced illustrations for her first children’s picture book, The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition, written by Chris Barton. She has also recently completed a 4000 square foot mural in downtown Ann Arbor. Cathy’s work has won awards from, among others, Communications Arts Magazine, Print Magazine, Society of Publications Designers and the Detroit Creative Directors Council. Her paintings have been exhibited in Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Lansing. She teaches at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.