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Catherine Brooks  Richmond, VA

'The Transplant'
'Dandelions and Dreams'

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About Catherine


Catherine Brooks holds a BFA from Pratt Institute of Art and Design and more recently completed a residency at Campus Hanoi in Vietnam.

Her paintings are made on various scale and using various media, but share her own distinctive “personal vocabulary,” made up of esoteric fables and often psychological undertones.

Influenced by legends passed down in an oral tradition, the prevalent themes of her work are love and memory. She believes in the human tendency to personify the external world while relinquishing responsibility for life and its manifestations. In her paintings, Brooks aims to reflect that.

Her work has been exhibited nationwide, from the Japanese American National Museum and Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles and Proposition Gallery in New York, and has been sold worldwide.


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10 reactions displayed


Quite wonderful. I love it.

Very nice.

out of the box art. many moons, pearls or bubbles. i like your art.

Meow Factor 2 (rated by my son)
I love the wistful and hopeful look on her face. 3 Meows for me!

Finally! Some REAL ART.

Gloomy backgound makes the subject in the paintings appear intimidating / scary. Well painted - but don't like the bubbles or the ribbon.

well done... kinda cliche, but interesting. I believe they would be stronger without the floating bubbles or pearls or whatever they are.

Beautiful!

Catherine,
Beautiful work, and great to see another Pratt Alumni in the world! All the best-
Amos Trout Paine

Catherine,
Your work is really intense, engaging, intriguing, magical... quite wonderful!
-Kimberley Greeno

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