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Melbourne born Catherine Wallace now lives and works on the Gold Coast, Australia.

Creativity has always been a big part of Catherine's life. As a past owner of Sticky Fingers Cake Decorating, she was known for her cake sculpting and decorating skills. After selling her business in 2005, she needed a creative outlet and found art. Dabbling in all forms of medium, finally settling on oils as her dominant choice.

Naturally enough Wallace leans towards detail in her realism style. She particularly loves using a limited palette, preferring to mix her chosen colours.
Rather than looking at the broader picture she focuses on a close up macro view of her subjects.

Her work includes landscapes, portraits and still life, taking inspiration from her own life and interests and reflecting what is happening around her at that moment.
In her own words she describes her work as “A pictorial journey of my life - like a library of books only in paintings”

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Education

Studied under:
Emma Weis
Tony Champ
Kuhn Nang (Thailand)
Lucinda Leveille

Exhibitions

Art Shows
2006 Gold Coast Show
2016 Gold Coast Show
2016 Marymount Art Show
2016 Morgans St Hilda’s School Art Show
2017 Mudgeeraba Show - Third Prize
2017 The d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards
2017 Royal Queensland Show
2017 Morgans St Hilda’s School Art Show
2018 The d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards - Highly Commended

Group Exhibitions
2006 Gold Coast Art School, The Old Post Office Cottage
2016 Artists and Friends, Robina Community Art Gallery

Prizes:
2017 - 3rd prize Mudgeeraba Show - Balance II
2018 - Highly Commended - d'Arcy Doyle Art Awards - Still Life

30cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Oil Paint
$300
76cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Oil Paint
$1,290
51cm (W) x 51cm (H)
Oil Paint
$560
30cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Oil Paint
$300
30cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Oil Paint
$300
51cm (W) x 51cm (H)
Oil Paint
$500
92cm (W) x 184cm (H)
Oil Paint
$1,950
25cm (W) x 25cm (H)
Oil Paint
$130
75cm (W) x 75cm (H)
Oil Paint
$980
35cm (W) x 45cm (H)
Oil Paint
$460