Mix, Catherine

Studio: Cuting Garden
Studio Address: 303 Dahlia Llama Ln, Sequim, WA
Community: Sequim
Phone: 360-670-8671
Email: catherine@cuttinggarden.com
Website: www.catherinemixart.com, cuttinggarden.com
Teacher/Instructor: Yes (see info at bottom of this page)
Media: pastel

Past exhibits and events with Northwind

2017 Showcase artist (click to see all 2017 artists)

Artist Statement

I paint in both watercolor and/or pastel to capture the fascinating patterns of light and shadow on a person or an object. I paint to revel in color and texture, for the satisfaction of solving a complex problem, and for the joy of creating an original work of art.

Here on the North Olympic Peninsula of Washington state, we are spoiled for choice with spectacular vistas of mountains, water, forests, fields, gardens, and wildlife

Biography

Arts education: 1968-1972 Pursued a degree in Fine Metals, University of Washington
1995-present Watercolor and Pastel workshops with nationally recognized artist teachers

Awards: 2014 – Merit award, Sequim Arts Member’s Show
2013 – Merit award, Northwind Arts Center Show
2013 – 2nd place, Sequim Arts Member’s Show
2012 – 1st place, Sequim Arts Member’s Show, People’s Choice Awards
2011 – 1st & 3rd place, Sequim Arts Member’s Show, People’s Choice Award
2010 – “Hellebores Galore” selected as poster art the 12th annual Soroptimist Garden Show
2006 – Sequim Arts Juried Art Exhibit, Best in Category: Pastel and Best in Show

Exhibitions: 2016 – PAWA juried show “Salute to National Parks”
2016 – Little Gems Plein Air Washington Artists
2015 – 3rd Annual Plein Air Competition Paint the Peninsula
2015 – Expressions Northwest – 17th Annual Juried Show
2015 - Northwest Watercolor Society Waterworks Exhibition
2015 - Northwest Pastel 29th Annual International Pastel Exhibition
2015 - Artist Showcase Northwind Arts Center
2015 – Sequim Arts International Juried Show
2015 – One Woman Show Alderwood Bistro
2016 - 2008 – ARTfusion Show, the Farmhouse at the Cutting Garden
2013 – Expressions Northwest - 15th Annual Juried Show
2007 - 2008 – Artist of the month, Blue Whole Gallery
2005 and 2006 – Solo Show, Farmhouse Gallery at The Cutting Garden

Art Instruction

The Cutting Garden Farmhouse is an Art Center, offering fine art classes and workshops by Catherine Mix as well as regionally and nationally recognized artists. We offer instruction for beginners as well as more advanced students.

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