Catherine Harry

Catherine Harry

  • Biography

    CATHERINE HARRY
    Biography
    Catherine has been exhibiting professionally for 30 years in commercial galleries and art exhibitions. She has won numerous awards, tutored painting, donated work to charitable organizations, executed private commissions and her works have been used in art publications and by government organisations. She has been a Fellow of the Royal Art Society of N.S.W. since 2010 and council member.
    Professional Experience
    Teacher: Bachelor of Education, Secondary Education, art workshops, art talks. Established Bella Vista Studios ( 2020 -2003)
    Judged Camden Art Prize (2019)
    RAS Council Member, duties organising judges and guest speakers ( 2020 - 2009)
    Tutor – The Art Scene – Mitchell School of Arts Bathurst ( 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020)
    Art in Action (2019 – 2004)
    Judged Collective Art Exhibitions: Blackheath, Drummoyne, Comtimuin Art – Hazelhurst, St.George – Kogarah, South Sydney Art Prize, Randwick Art Society ( 2019 – 2011 )
    Lecturer, T.A.F.E. and High School Teacher ( 2003 – 1974 )

    Travel and Research for Solo Exhibitions
    2019 Corfu and Rhodes, Greece (2 months)
    2018 Painting field trip to Mungo National, N.S.W.
    2017 Painting and workshop St.Ives, England (1 month) September
    2017 Painted in Portugal, Spain, Ireland (2 months)
    2016 Painted and toured Atherton Tablelands and Daintree Ranges
    2015 Painted in Beaune France, Malta, Budapest, Vienna, Prague (3 months)
    2013 Studied and toured art galleries New York
    2013 Painted and studied in Honfleur and Port Vendres, France (2 months)
    2013 Painted and toured in Tours, Loire Valley, France. Amsterdam and
    UK ( 3.5 months)
    2011 Painting field trip Flinders Ranges2010 Painted in “ La Cote d’Azur des Peintres” Cassis and Menton, France (3 months)
    2008 Painted Cagnes sur Mer, France (2 months)
    2006 Painted in St.Remy de Provence and Arles, France (3 months)
    2004 Workshop at Fondation Maeght – Saint Paul de Vence, France
    (2 months)
    2002 Field trips in Morocco, Spain, Italy (2 months)
    2000 Field trip to Margaret River, W.A.

    Solo Exhibitions
    2016 Watchhouse Gallery, Balmain – “ La’Art du Voyage “
    2014 Watchhouse Gallery, Balmain – “ Lasting Impressions: France and beyond ”
    2012 Watchhouse Gallery, Balmain – “ Conversations with France “
    2010 Watchhouse Gallery, Balmain – “ The Journey – New ways of seeing “
    2009 McGrath’s Gallery, Nth Sydney – Featured Artist
    2008 Hazelhurst Regional Gallery – “ Travelling through seasons “ Solo Exhibition
    2008 Saints Gallery – Solo Exhibition
    2007 Matisse Open Day – Featured Artist
    2006 Double Bay Gallery – Feature Artist
    2005 Saints Gallery, Sans Souci – Solo Exhibition
    2004 Waverley College – Featured Artist
    2003 Saints Gallery, Sans Souci – Solo Exhibition
    2002 Sutherland Art Gallery – Solo Exhibition
    2001 Sylvania Galleries – Solo Exhibition

    Selected Collective Exhibitions
    2020 Showcase Australian Art – Portland Art prize, Oakhill College, Oatley
    West Art Exhibition, Camberwell Rotary Art Show, Bright Art Prize,
    Currabula Red Cross, Kings College (2020 – 2004)
    2020 Selective Exhibitions, Royal Art Society, Nth. Sydney (2020 – 2002)
    2019 Sydney Arts Awards, Australian Maritime Museum (2020 – 2002)
    2019 Moulton Art Gallery
    2015 Fishers Ghost, Campbelltown (2015 – 2013)
    2012 Sutherland Art Gallery, Collective shows (2012 – 2010)
    2004 Gallery 101, Featured artist
    2002 Sylvania Galleries, Featured Artist
    2001 Saints Gallery, Sans Souci (2001, 1998, 1997)




    Awards and Finalist
    2019 Royal Art Society, Spring Exhibition, Commended
    2018 Singleton Art Prize, Highly Commended
    2017 Ardency Art Prize, commended
    2017 Art of Sydney, Australian Maritime Museum, Finalist
    2016 Waterbrook Art Prize, 1st Prize
    2016 Art of Sydney, Australian Maritime Museum, Finalist
    2016 Oatley 101 Society of Artists – First Prize – Best in Show – Acrylics / Oil
    2014 Art of Sydney, Australian Maritime Museum – 1st Prize – Watercolour
    2014 Art of Sydney, Australian Maritime Museum, Very Highly Commended
    2013 Art of Sydney, Australian Maritime Museum, Highly Commended
    2012 North Sydney Council, Finalist – Highly Commended
    2013 Oatley 101 Society of Artists, Best in Show
    2012 Art of Sydney, Australian Maritime Museum, Finalist – Highly Commended
    2012 Oatley 101 Society of Artists, Best in Show
    2011 Royal Art Society, Thora Ungar Memorial Award, Highly Commended
    2010 Gallipoli Art Prize, Finalist
    2010 North Sydney Council Art Prize – 1st Prize (Tenix Art Prize)
    2009 North Sydney Council, Joan Ridge Art Prize
    2008 Royal Art Society, Nth Sydney, Best in Show
    2008 Hills Grammar, Finalist
    2008 Waverly College Art Prize, Commended
    2007 Kings Art Prize, Best in Show
    2007 Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Works on Paper - Finalist
    2006 Waverly College Art Prize, Highly Commended
    2003 Hills Grammar Art Prize, Finalist
    2002 Hills Grammar Art Prize, People’s Choice Award
    2001 Oyster Bay Art Prize, 1st Prize
    2001 Hills Grammar Art Prize, Finalist
    1999 Royal Easter Show, Highly Commended
    1998 Fisher’s Ghost, Finalist
    1997 Roselands Art Exhibition, 1st prize
    1996 Hunters Hill, Finalist (1996 -1992)

    Publications
    Arles, France. Council Town Plan
    “ A Cross Too heavy “ by Paul O’Shea – Cover, published in New York, U.S.A.
    St.Mary’s House Calendar
    Artist Landscape Magazine
    Matisse Paints – Art work for major advertising projects

    Collections
    Parliament House, Canberra
    Arles, France – Mayors Office
    Hills Grammar
    Sydney Grammar
    Kareena Private Hospital
    Stalla Maris Aged Care
    Sarlet, France – Private Collection






Showing all 5 artworks

  • Catherine Harry

    Country Road - Bathurst
    50 x 40 cm Acrylic on canvas unframed Sold
  • Catherine Harry

    Beach Walking
    30 x 30 cm Acrylic $720.00
  • Catherine Harry

    Sand Dunes
    30 x 30 cm Acrylic Sold
  • Catherine Harry

    Kentucky On The Northern Tablelands NSW
    58 x 48 cm Acrylic $1,300.00
  • Catherine Harry

    Harbour Sail
    Acrylic $1,500.00