Cathy spent three years studying art at school, followed by a further two years at night school.
Cathy's work has been successfully exhibited throughout New Zealand and internationally.
In 1991 New Zealand forest Products accepted Cathy's painting 'From here to eternity: for their 1992 calendar, which was distributed to local and international clients.
Cathy spends a great deal of time travelling to Tuscany, her works are mainly painted in acrylics creating vibrant scenes of poppy fields and reflecting the Tuscan countryside.
Cathy has been exhibiting successfully with Central Art Gallery for over 20 years and her work is immensely popular.