Catherine is an illustrator and teacher based in Bury, north of Manchester.  She has a first class honours degree in Fine Art and a Masters with Distinction in Illustration.

She has many years teaching experience, as Head of Art at Stretford Grammar School and as Specialist Art Teacher at Lowercroft Primary School.  

Her work encompasses landscapes, still life, portraits and life drawing in a variety of media, but with a particular emphasis on chalk pastels.  She also writes and illustrates children’s books.  With a lifelong fascination for people - their psychology, behaviour and emotions – Catherine explores these themes through her work with sensitivity and insight.