Cathy McCarthys creations come from putting images together to illustrate a story. She mostly works in Pastels and acrylics and is recognized for her bold colors. Cathy also loves to work in mosaics using stained glass, ceramics, and found objects. “ I will mosaic anything that stands still.” Her most popular mosaics are done on rocks found on beaches, mountains or wherever she is hiking.
Cathy received her formal art education at UMass Dartmouth in Illustration and Graphic design. Her work is included in public collections, murals and installations, and private collections. Cathy currently resides in Scituate after moving from Vermont where she had lived for the last 20 years.