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Composting the rose 1
Composting the rose 1
Cathy is a painter based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Cathy's recent canvases are a symphony of layered, coloured mark making, and plays of light. They are about a pulsating, vibrating abstract visual pleasure that is both rich and refined. She gives you the dense muted colours of Monet, the energy of de Kooning, the scribbly scraffitto of Basquiat and her own fanciful play of dots, dashes, swirls and decorative notations.

Her landscapes and still life paintings have been described as "gentle and with insight and a controlled sensitivity reminiscent of the beautiful quiet of Morandi".

'Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.' - Pablo Picasso

Upcoming exhibitions:

Group show: 'Kingdom'.
Equus Gallery, Cavalli Estate, Somerset West
9 August - 12 October 2014

Solo show - 'Smoke and Mirrors'
Casa Labia Cultural Centre, Muizenberg
25 October - 30 November 2014
Opening: Saturday 25 th October 2pm

Two-person show with Paul Senyol
Salon 91, 91 Kloof Street, Cape Town
First quarter 2015

Work currently on display:
  • Luvey 'n Rose, Loop Street, Cape Town. Tel: 083 5577156
  • In-Fin-Art, 9 Wolfe Street, Wynberg, Cape Town Tel: +27 21 761 2816
  • Equus Galley, Cavali Estate, Somerset West. Tel: +27 21 855 3218
  • Casa Labia Cultural Centre, Muizenberg, Cape Town. Tel: +27 21 7886068

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