Awards and Exhibitions


2010
Art Show at the Dog Show (juried) - Purina Award of Merit, 1st Place Other Media and Best entry from the Herding Group - "Moment of Reflection" - scratchboard and ink;
2nd place Other Media and Best entry Depicting a Great Dane "Charisma" - scratchboard and ink;
3rd place Photography and Best Entry Depicting a Dog from the Sporting Group - "Soulful" - Photograph

LSU Animals in Art Exhibition (juried) - People's Choice Award - "Shakin' It Up" - scratchboard

A Scratch In Time Scratchboard Show (juried) - 3rd Place - "In the Light" - scratchboard

Exhibited in the Rocky Mountain Equine Expo's Invitational Art In the Park - "Dignity" - scratchboard and "Darkness and Light" - scratchboard

Pieces Juried into Bennington's "Art of the Animal Kingdom XV" - "Blue and Gold" - scratchboard and ink and "Mantling Golden Eagle" - scratchboard

Pieces Juried into Society of Animal Artists 50th Anniversary "Art and the Animal" Exhibition - "The Interrupted Drink" - scratchboard and ink


2009
Society of Animal Artists 'Art and the Animal" Exhibit - Award of Excellence - "The Hypnotist" - scratchboard and ink
This piece was also selected as the cover for the exhibits collectable show book The Cover of the 2009 Society of Animal Artists Exhibition catalog featured Cathy's scratchboard art

Society of Animal Artists Haller Distinguished Young Artist Award

Southwest Art Magazine - 21 under 31 winner (published in the September 2009 issue) - Southwest Art Magazine featured Cathy's Scratchboard Art as part of thier 2009 '21 under 31' contest

Celebration of Art Exhibit - Best In Show - "Gone In A Blink" - scratchboard
Also juried in - "Soul Mates" - scratchboard and nk

Parker Art Guild "Art In the Park" Show -Best In Show Booth

Greeley Stampede Invitational Western Art Show - Commissioner's Purchase Award - "Roping Horse" - scratchboard
Also Voted as People's Choice Exhibitor

Art Show at the Dog Show Juried Show - 1st Place Other Media - "Shakin' It Up" - scratchboard
Also juried in - "Pillow Talk" - scratchboard

Lines Into Shapes Juried Show - Len Taylor Memorial Award and Juror's Award (Juror Jeff Legg) - "Mantling Golden Eagle" - scratchboard
Also juried in - "Just Lion Around" - scratchboard

The Artist Magazine Annual Competition - 3rd Place Animal/Wildlife Category - The Artist Magazine featured Cathy's Scratchboard Art in their 2009 contest

Addition work selected as a Finalist - "Soul Mates" - scratchboard and ink

Piece juried into the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum "Birds in Art" Exhibition (over 800 entries) - "Blue and Gold"< - scratchboard and ink/a>

Invited to Exhibit in the Colorado Gold Exhibit at The Wildlife Experience Museum -
The Challenger - scratchboard

Pieces juried into the SAA "Small Works, Big Impressions" Show - "Needin' A Shave" - scratchboard and "All Smiles" - scratchboard and ink

Piece juried into the LSU Animals in Art Exhibition (over 500 entries) -
"The Greeting" - scratchboard

Exhibitied in Scratching the Surface International Scratchboard Exhibit -
"Waiting on Sundown", "The Patriarch", "Grooming Session", "Imperial Queen"


2008

Induction into the Society of Animal Artists (SAA) - Signature Membership

OVAL Kentucky National Wildlife Juried Exhibition - Henderson Art Alliance $1000 Award - "The Greeting" - scratchboard
Also juried in - "Mantling Golden Eagle" - scratchboard

SAA Small Works, Big Impressions Juried Show - Best 2-D work by CO artist - "Book Ends" - scratchboard and ink
Also juried in - "Vulnerable" - scratchboard, "Snarl" - scratchboard
Art Show at the Dog Show Juried show - 2nd Place Drawing - "Serenity" - graphite pencil

LSU Animals in Art Juried Show - Honorable Mention - "Intrigue" - scratchboard
Also juried in - "Imperial Queen" - scratchboard

Colorado Art Guild Juried Exhibition - "Imperial Queen" - scratchboard


2007 and Earlier

2007 - Meeker Sheepdog Trial Art Contest - People's Choice - "Lessons Learned" - scratchboard and watercolor

After 2006 I stopped entering the Boulder County Fair in search of more serious competitions

2006 - Boulder County Fair - Best in Show Professional Division - "Out of the Dark" - scratchboard

2005 - Boulder County Fair - Best in Show Professional Division - "Masterful Stare" - scratchboard

2004 - Boulder County Fair - Best in Show Professional Division - "Lil' Wrangler" - graphite pencil







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