catherine is a botanical colour specialist, practising and teaching making dyes, inks and prints. she was born and grew up in South Wales, trained in printed textiles at Chelsea College of Art and gained a Masters with distinction in Fine Art at the University of Wales in Swansea.
she’s been refining and sharing her knowledge of textiles and colour for over twenty years. now focusing on making that is natural, less harmful, less wasteful, longer lasting and more local.
Catherine creates her colours and one-off works by alchemical natural dye and print processes, using ancient techniques and locally gathered materials, transforming the everyday and recycled into a wondrous physical memory of nature’s bounty.
She works with other designers, artists, tv and film producers, consultants and communities, to realise their ideas, as well as creating many varied custom art pieces for private clients.