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 who works out of her home studio 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. 

As an Ontario Artist in Education, Cathy has created programs for elementary students exploring the relationship between visual art and music.

Her multi-media piece, U'mista/Returned, is part of the collection at the U'mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay, BC.. Her painting Collective Interaction,  travelled the province of Ontario to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Visual Arts Ontario. Cathy Hunt's work is held in various private collections in Rome, Santa Fe, Toronto and Montreal..

Cathy is a vocalist who sings Indie, Folk and Blues repertoire as well as 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.