Breathing in the spirit of the landscape and woven by the elements, this work is very much a product of place, memory and contemplation.
Cathy Hunt February 2018
Cathy Hunt is a Canadian painter at Walnut Studios Collective in downtown Toronto, Canada.
Archetypal forms infuse her work with primal energy. The rythmic play of gesture and colour reflect a healing and meditative connection with nature.
Cathy holds an Honours BAA in Motion Picture Studies from Ryerson University. She worked in the Canadian Film Industry in post production for 15 years and was honoured with a Gemini Award in 1987 for Sound. She attended the Toronto School of Art, and has also studied with textile artists Dorothy Caldwell and Gunnel Hag.
Her painting Collective Interaction, travelled the province of Ontario to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Visual Arts Ontario. Her multi-media piece, U'mista/Returned, is part of the collection at the U'mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay, BC.. Cathy Hunt's work is held in various private collections in Rome, Santa Fe, Toronto and Montreal..
As an Ontario Artist in Education, Cathy has created programs for elementary students exploring the relationship between visual art and music.
Cathy is also an improvisational vocalist with The Element Choir. Highlights include performances with Inuk Throat/Rock/ Improv Artist Tanya Tagaq; Luminato's Apocalypsis by R. Murray Schaeffer; New Creations Festival 2017, Roy Thomson Hall; Soundstreams, The Gardiner Museum.