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Catherine Brooks  Richmond, VA

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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


Artemis

02.19.2012 @ 5:57 PM

Quite wonderful. I love it.

Anonymous

02.19.2012 @ 5:50 PM

Very nice.

Lolapearl

02.19.2012 @ 3:58 PM

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

Alicat artlov

02.19.2012 @ 3:55 PM

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

Anonymous

02.19.2012 @ 2:41 PM

Finally! Some REAL ART.

Hugh

02.19.2012 @ 2:22 PM

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

Anonymous

02.19.2012 @ 11:46 AM

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

Amos paine

02.19.2012 @ 10:32 AM

Beautiful!

Amos paine

02.19.2012 @ 10:31 AM

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

Kimberley gre

02.19.2012 @ 8:52 AM

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

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