Social observation and a keen nose for a story fuels her work, seeking this both within the human and the natural world. A blend of fact and fiction is used to create pieces that hover between what we know and another imaginary place.
These findings may be investigated through a new pattern translated in wire, an installation exploring an imaginary place, a three-dimensional cartoon or a sculptural object reflecting social history.
Cathy trained in Jewellery and Silversmithing at Sir John Cass in London. She now works in Birmingham where her studio is based in the Jewellery Quarter. She is passionate about sharing her making skills to a wide cross section of society through master classes and participatory projects. Her sculptures have won awards and can be found in collections nationally and internationally.