Cathy Long - Fine Artist

Cathy Long

Edmonton, AB - Canada

 
 
 

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Cathy Long

Edmonton, AB - Canada

Cathy Long - Fine Artist

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ARTIST, ACTRESS, MUSICIAN, AUTHOR
CATHY PAINTS ABSTRACTS, ANIMALS, SCENERY, BOTANICAL& FLOWERS, OILFIELD, PORTRAITS AND SILK CLOTHING.
HER GRAPHITE WORK HAS SEEN MANY SALES AND SHE ALSO ENJOYS PHOTOGRAPHY.

Born in Claresholm, Alberta in the last wave of the Boomers, Cathy Long has her roots in the rural southern Alberta land. Her art reflects a spectrum of subjects and they are as multi-faceted as her influences. Drawing from the favorites of the big west skies, the people, the history, to foothills, mountains, and flowers.Cathy sold her first painting at the age of twelve.
In the mid seventies after painting many portraits and commissions, she attended Vancouver's British Columbia Emily Carr and Languara Art Universities.

On her return to Alberta she taught drawing and painting to children and adults privately and in three counties. She also attended the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and graduated with Honors as a Commercial Signmaker. She owned a modest sign shop in the Nisku/Leduc Industrial Park.She hand lettered many signs including truck and industrial tanks as well as show card and sprayed illuminated signs..She was an accomplished airbrush artist and had many commissions on vehicles. This type of work is too heavy for her now.
During her years in the heart of Alberta's oil patch, Cathy organized and managed a large fundraising project for the Leduc/Devon Oilfield Museum. These images can be viewed in her gallery section and only purchased direct by contacting her.( pre-printed Limited Editions and or larger sizes than listed here.)

Cathy has been a volenteer for many community based organizations such as churches (art director) drama societies(set designer), and as a leader for the Junior Forest Wardens of Alberta.Her paintings are enjoyed in many homes,corporate offices, a hospital,a museum and two school divisions as well as many government locations. Many have been chosen as presentation gifts. These have gone to several officials including the Former Alberta Premier the Honorable Ralph Klein and the then Minister of Energy the Honorable Pat Conrad-Black. A portrait of Chief Crowfoot was also a presentation gift to the Blackfoot Siksika First Nation. During her years at the Alberta Business Research Newspaper
she featured a column called Art Panache that featured interviews with great artists such as Loren Chabot and Pierre August Renoir's grandson.

Cathy works in acrylic, silk dyes, charcoal, powdered and pressed graphite, pen and inks and likes to work on canvas, paper, fabrics,and
masonite. She currently accepts commissions and sells prints. She is happy to be a member of Fine Art America.

Cathy is also an Actor (Netflix, docudramas, Testimony The Fanny Crosby Story on U-Tube. Cathy was cast as Mercy Crosby mother of Fanny
She has been in acting for many years and is currently employed by Alberta Health Services as a Simulation Confederate Actor.

Cathy is a back up vocalist, hand drummer and harmonica player. She played at Lileth Fair, Toronto and Edmonton Klondike Days with Laura Langstaff and Summer Sage. She plays on a regular basis at the West Edmonton Music Society where she has been a member for 11 years.She also played with Dirty Larry and the Muddy Maidens. You can view her harmonica playing on U-Tube,
West Edmonton Music Society Guest

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Chief Crowfoot

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Sunflower Visit

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Iris

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White Buffalo 12

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Maple Child

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B C Cedars

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Pink Pony

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Little Warrior

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Autumn Path

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