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About Catherine Macdonald

Catherine studied Fine Arts at Wanganui Regional Polytechnic and graduated in 1997 with a BFA majoring in Printmaking.
In 1998 she was Community Artist in Residence for the Community Arts Council Wanganui and she partook in another Residency in 1999 at Pompallier in Russell.
In 2003 she was commissioned to Design and Hand Print the cover for Real Life Bird Song published by Wai-te-Ata Press, V.U.W. She has had articles published in Imprint, The Journal of the Print Council of Australia and Printmaking Today, UK.
She exhibits throughout New Zealand and her work is held in collections in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.

Represented by

Solander Gallery, Wellington

Salamander Gallery, Christchurch

Papergraphica, Christchurch

Paper-Works, Napier

Biography
1975 Born, Whanganui, New Zealand
1997 Trustbank Central Scholarship
1997 Graduated Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Wanganui Regional Polytechnic
1998 Community Artist in Residence, Community Arts Council, Wanganui
1999 Artist in Residence, Pompallier Russell
2000 Finalist, Listener Montana National Poetry Day Competition
2000 Commission Drawings: Old Town Wanganui Brass Rubbings Trail
2002 Purchased Church in Wanganui, now home & studio
2003 Commission: Cover Design and Hand Printing: Real Life Bird Song – Twelve Poems International Institute of Modern Letters & Wai-te-Ata Press, Victoria University Wellington
2003 Third Equal, Darius Press/Wanganui Chronicle Short Story Competition
2003 Work Reviewed: Anna Dunbar, The Press, Christchurch 16 April 2003
2004 Article Published: Whanganui Printmaking Capital of Aotearoa, Imprint, The Quarterly Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Vol. 30 No.2
2005 Article Published: New World, New Beginning, Printmaking Today, Vol. 14, No 2, Summer 05
2007 Article Published: Endangered Species: CPCNZ Artists Book Project, Imprint, The Quarterly Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Vol. 41 No.4
2007 Work Reviewed: Fran Dibble, Manawatu Standard, 26 Oct. 2007
2008 Article Published: Toi Whakataa Press: Support for Maori Printmakers, Imprint, The Quarterly Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Vol. 43 No.1
2009 Article Published: Review, Solander Works on Paper, Imprint, The Quarterly Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Vol. 44 No.2
2010 Open Award winner, Whanganui Arts Review, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui
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