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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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About Cathy Long

ACTOR, ARTIST, 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, 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 in groups of up to twelve. She was employed by the Parks and Recreation Dept. for the County of Leduc and also taught privately. She provided art for and taught for two First Nations Groups (Louis Bull and Sandy Lake) and was the Art Workshop Facilitator for a National Aboriginal Youth Conference. 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.( Lithograph Limited Editions in larger sizes than listed here.) This project has raised just under $10,000 dollars for the Museum.
Cathy has been a volunteer 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 and MP Albert Klapstien. 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 and her acting CV/Bio is available if you request by email. (Netflix, docudramas, Testimony The Fanny Crosby Story on U-Tube.) Cathy was cast as Mercy Crosby mother of Fanny Crosby, an adviser to 5 USA Presidents and prolific songwriter who was blinded at 6 months of age.Cathy 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,
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Curious Kitty by Cathy Long
 

Curious Kitty by Cathy Long

Painted Pony by Cathy Long
 

Painted Pony by Cathy Long

Funky frog by Cathy Long
 

Funky frog by Cathy Long

Motion Two by Cathy Long
 

Motion Two by Cathy Long

Motion One by Cathy Long
 

Motion One by Cathy Long

25 Years by Cathy Long
 

25 Years by Cathy Long

White Buffalo 12 by Cathy Long
 

White Buffalo 12 by Cathy Long

Northern Lights 3 by Cathy Long
 

Northern Lights 3 by Cathy Long

Alberta Oil Leduc Number One by Cathy Long
 

Alberta Oil Leduc Number One by Cathy Long

Northern Lights 2 by Cathy Long
 

Northern Lights 2 by Cathy Long

Cotten Jenny by Cathy Long
 

Cotten Jenny by Cathy Long

Glad To Be Alive by Cathy Long
 

Glad To Be Alive by Cathy Long

B C Cedars by Cathy Long
 

B C Cedars by Cathy Long

Little Warrior by Cathy Long
 

Little Warrior by Cathy Long

Chief Crowfoot by Cathy Long
 

Chief Crowfoot by Cathy Long

Pink Pony by Cathy Long
 

Pink Pony by Cathy Long

Solitude by Cathy Long
 

Solitude by Cathy Long

Energy Minister by Cathy Long
 

Energy Minister by Cathy Long

Leduc Oil Well Number One by Cathy Long
 

Leduc Oil Well Number One by Cathy Long

Alberta Oil by Cathy Long
 

Alberta Oil by Cathy Long

Roses Three by Cathy Long
 

Roses Three by Cathy Long

Hydrangea by Cathy Long
 

Hydrangea by Cathy Long

Spirit Kermode Bear by Cathy Long
 

Spirit Kermode Bear by Cathy Long

Micheal's Morning Glories by Cathy Long
 

Micheal's Morning Glories by Cathy Long

Iris Also by Cathy Long
 

Iris Also by Cathy Long

Blue Inukshuk by Cathy Long
 

Blue Inukshuk by Cathy Long

Iris by Cathy Long
 

Iris by Cathy Long

Autumn Path by Cathy Long
 

Autumn Path by Cathy Long

Maple Child by Cathy Long
 

Maple Child by Cathy Long

Spirit Eagle by Cathy Long
 

Spirit Eagle by Cathy Long

Iris  by Cathy Long
 

Iris by Cathy Long

Koi by Cathy Long
 

Koi by Cathy Long

Koi

Alberta Rocky Mountains by Cathy Long
 

Alberta Rocky Mountains by Cathy Long

Treeversable by Cathy Long
 

Treeversable by Cathy Long

Northern Flickers by Cathy Long
 

Northern Flickers by Cathy Long

Good Old Shep by Cathy Long
 

Good Old Shep by Cathy Long

Long Cat Tails Two by Cathy Long
 

Long Cat Tails Two by Cathy Long

Long Cat Tails One by Cathy Long
 

Long Cat Tails One by Cathy Long

Autumn Scene by Cathy Long
 

Autumn Scene by Cathy Long

The Move by Cathy Long
 

The Move by Cathy Long

John's Cabin by Cathy Long
 

John's Cabin by Cathy Long

Alberta Foothills by Cathy Long
 

Alberta Foothills by Cathy Long

Birch by Cathy Long
 

Birch by Cathy Long

Jena's Bear by Cathy Long
 

Jena's Bear by Cathy Long

Until The Two Shall Be As One by Cathy Long
 

Until The Two Shall Be As One by Cathy Long

Mountain Island by Cathy Long
 

Mountain Island by Cathy Long

A Rose for My Lily by Cathy Long
 

A Rose for My Lily by Cathy Long

White Rose by Cathy Long
 

White Rose by Cathy Long

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