Cathy Read re-imagines iconic architecture using explosive, colourful drops and trails of paint, held together with a structure of white lines.
Cathy is inspired by looming and dramatic architecture. She draws on influences from various cities in the UK. She appeared as a contestant on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year in 2016, returning as a wildcard in 2017.
Cathy Read is a member of the Society of Women Artists exhibiting with them in London since 2013, and receiving the Barbara Tate Memorial Award in 2015. Cathy has also shown with the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in London.
Cathy's has received commissions from Bahlsen, the Royal Latin School and Oxford University Press to illustrate the 2016 Oxford Almanack. This painting of St Catherine's College Quad is now in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.
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