You can see Self Portrait ‘Reaching’ and ‘Portrait of Courtney Pine’ from Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 on show with other work by Higham Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid at the Brewery Arts Centre Kendal. Personal is an exhibition of paintings and drawings on show in the Sugar Store Gallery from 9th August to 28th September.
Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 is currently being shown on Channel 4 on Saturdays at 5.30pm.
Catherine MacDiarmid is an award winning artist whose portraits reach beneath the obvious, capturing the real essence of a person.
Her work ranges from small to large scale oil, and watercolour paintings, charcoal drawings and small pencil sketches.
She has been three times shortlisted for Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year and was a semifinalist in 2019. She has also won awards in BP Portrait Show, the Artists and Illustrators Artist of the Year and the Royal Society of Birmingham Artists, amongst many other accolades.
Catherine has completed private and public portrait commissions as well as having work in personal collections worldwide. [More . . . ]