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About Catherine Fitzgerald
Catherine Fitzgerald is a Melbourne base Artist who has achieved over 100 awards in Watercolour, Oils and Acrylics. Catherine has held over 80 Solo and Group Exhibitions and operated a Gallery with her own works in Melbourne for many years. She has been asked to judge at Exhibitions, and in recent years Catherine has travelled extensively in Europe and continues to have International success with her paintings. Catherine is self-taught after gaining an Art Prize at 12 years old. She also has an acute photographic memory where she retains details which are often an inspiration for the next painting. Many years ago she joined the National Trust of Victoria, this began her love for Historical buildings in Europe, at the same time enjoying the culture and lifestyle of the local people in their countries. Catherine’s paintings are a combination of inspiration, intellect and technical skills. Her decision concerning subject matter is important to her. It’s a means of sharing ideas on many levels where people can appreciate it for various reasons. Catherine’s painting technique blends semi realism with impressionism which then transpires to abstraction. Her spontaneous approach involves personal feelings in a most rewarding and enjoyable manner. Catherine is a passionate, compassionate and persistent painter and her dedication as an artist reaps its own rewards. Catherine’s works have been acquired by private and corporate collectors’ worldwide.
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