Cathy Dorris is a mixed media artist who has a passion for using a wide variety of mediums and materials, including raw elements from the earth, recycled material, and other treasures. She delights in taking mundane objects and turning them into gallery worthy pieces of art.
For 25 years, Cathy has been teaching in schools, art as therapy, holding workshops in mixed media painting, Japanese sumi-e, collage, sculpture, assemblage, and fiber arts, out of her studio/gallery in Southern Oregon.
Her work has been published in magazines and newspapers, and shown in galleries in Seattle, Portland, and Southern Oregon.
She hosts gallery shows, music and art events, and teaches a wide variety of art workshops to both beginning and professional artists. Cathy is a nationally recognized teacher with a passion for helping people RE-discover their inner artist. Cathy teaches workshops in painting, mixed media, assemblage, fiber-arts, sculpture, jewelry, and sumi-e (Asian Ink Painting). Her style includes everything from contemporary to world art.
Cathy lives with her husband in the beautiful foothills of Talent, Oregon.