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Cathy Van Raay-Myers is an artist from the Chatham-Kent area. Her interest in art began early when she began drawing from the etchings and drawings of Rembrandt. She has studied drawing and basic design as an option while studying forestry at Lakehead University , life drawing and sculpture in Montana, drawing with Michel Binette in Ridgetown, drawing and raku classes in Haliburton and is working towards her BFA at the University of Windsor.
She combines different techniques to create rich layered textures and is able to move easily between genres and mediums. Her work hangs in private collections in Canada and the United States. Her work is throughout the Retro Suites Hotel in Chatham.
Oct 2008 Artspace, Chatham, Solo Exhibition
August 2006 Blyth Festival Solo Exhibitio
April 2005 Cover of Neuron Science Magazine
Dec 2004 Chatham Cultural Centre Juried Exhibition
July 2004 Solo exhibition temp. Gallery, Chatham, Ontario
Nov 2003 Chatham Cultural Centre Juried Exhibition
2002-2004 Windsor Art Gallery, Windsor, Ontario
2001 Kenneith Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario
1999 - 2001 Alley Cat Gallery, Chatham, Ontario
1999 Solo Exhibition, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham, Ontario
1998 Artistex Gallery, London, Ontario
1990, 1995 Home County Folk Festival, London, Ontario
1984 Artisians Alley, London, Ontario
1982 Two-Person Exhibition, Gallery in the Grove, Brights Grove
1982 Two-Person Exhibition at Chatham Library, Chatham, Ontario
1985 - 1996 Chatham Cultural Centre Annual Eye for Art
2001-2004 Dean's Honour Roll, BFA, University of Windsor
1995 Ontario Honourable Mention for Artistic Merit, Home County Folk Festival, London, Ontario
1986, 1990 Award for Excellence, Chatham Cultural Centre
2000 - 2004 BFA studies at University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
2002 Life drawing, Haliburton Summer School
1985 - 2000 Various workshops in drawing, oils, watercolour, printmaking And sculpture
1990 Painting with Robert Bateman, Sculpture with Veryl Goodnight, Montana, USA
1980 - 1981 Drawing with Michelle Binette, Ridgetown, Ontario
1976 Basic Design, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario