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CATHY M. WOO, NWS, NWWS

Seattle, WA 98116

tel. (206) 250-9123

e-mail: cathywoofineart@comcast.net

Online Gallery:  www.alkiweb.com

SELECTED ART SHOWS

2007

"The Seafair Ball Invitational," sponsored by COCA - Center for Contemprorary Art, Shilshole Bay Beach Club, Seattle, WA

"6th Annual PONCHO Invitational Fine Art Auction," Seattle, WA

"14th Annual MONA Invitational Art Auction," Musuem of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2006

"Celebrations II," Women Painters of Washington Group Show, Columbia Center Gallery, Columbia Tower Building, Seattle, WA

"The Abstracted Landscape," Women Painters of Washington Group Show, The Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA

"A Horse of a Different Color" 5th Annual PONCHO Invitational Fine Art Auction, Seattle WA

2005                 National Watercolor Society 85th Annual Exhibition; City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California  (*Alexander Nepote Memorial Award)

                                   

                 Eastside Association of Fine Arts 30th Annual Juried Exhibition; Bellevue, WA (*Best of Show Award) 

  

                 Women Painters of Washington Annual Membership Show; Bellevue, WA (*Dorothy Arnston Memorial Award) 

  

                        MONA Art Auction, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA

 

2004                 “Changing Seasons:  New Artists,” (group show) East Shore Gallery, Bellevue WA

 

“PONCHO Invitational Fine Art Auction,” Seattle, WA

 

“Northwest Watercolor Society 64th Annual Open Exhibition,” The Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA

 

“WPW at Depot Gallery,” (group show) The Depot Gallery, Anacortes WA (*Puget Sound Sumi Artists Award)

 

MONA Art Auction, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA

 

2003                 “Waterworks 2003,” Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Membership Exhibition, Artists Gallery of Seattle, Seattle, WA, (*American Frame Award)

 

“WPW Annual Membership Show,” Lakeshore Gallery, Kirkland WA, (*Dorothy Arnston Memorial Award)   

 

                        “Arts Alive 2003,” 19th Annual Invitational Art Show, La Conner WA

 

                        “Women Painters of Washington,” The Runnings Family Gallery, Seattle WA

 

                        “Introductions,” (group show) Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

                         MONA Art Auction, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA                                               

 

2002                 “Northwest Watercolor Society Signature Members Show:  Runnings Gallery, Seattle

 

“Lincoln Park Tangles,” (two person show) The Runnings Gallery, Seattle WA

 

“Ambassadors of Color,” Arts West Artists Association, The Runnings Gallery, Seattle

 

“Imagine,” (group show) Serpentine Studios, Seattle WA

 

MONA Art Auction, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA

 

2001                 National Watercolor Society 81st Annual Exhibition, 2001, City of Brea Gallery, Brea, California

 

The Runnings Gallery, Arts West, The Northwest Watercolor Society Signature Members Show, Seattle WA

 

Starbucks Coffee House on Alki, Seattle, WA, March

 

MONA  Art Auction, Museum of Northwest Art , La Conner, WA

 

“Artist Sampler,” (group show), The Runnings Family Gallery, Seattle WA

2000                 National Watercolor Society 80th Annual Exhibition, 2000,  Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton California, *NWS Purchase Award with Silver Star.

 

"The Northwest Watercolor Society Celebrates 60 Years," Frye Art    Museum, Seattle WA

 

“The 60th Annual Open Exhibition”, Northwest Watercolor Society, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, *F&W Publications Merchandise Award.

 

“Beyond Beginnings”, Women Painters of Washington Membership Show, Edmonds Community College Art Gallery, Lynnwood, WA.

“Millennium Images”, Women Painters of Washington, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Seattle WA

MONA Art Auction, Museum of Northwest Art , La Conner, WA.

1999                 “Fresh Air,” Women Painters of Washington Annual Membership Show, Issaquah Gallery, Issaquah, WA, *East Side Association of Fine Arts Award

 

One Person Show, Artist of the Month, Alki Bathhouse Art Studio, Seattle WA

 

“Northwest Watercolor Society 60th Anniversary Celebration Exhibition,”  Daniel Smith Gallery, Seattle

 

MONA Art Auction, Museum of Northwest Art , La Conner, WA.

 

1998                 “Waterworks ‘98”, Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Membership Show, Tolles Gallery, Mercer Island, WA, *NBBJ Architects Award

 

“Watercolor Messages,” Northwest Watercolor Society’s 1998 Signature/Invitational Exhibition, Meydenbauer Convention Center, Bellevue, WA

 

“Heartworks,” 11th Annual Fund Raising Auction, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

 

“Intimate Views of Women,” Women Painters of Washington Juried Exhibition, Janet Laurel - A Woman’s Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

1997                 “Waterworks ‘97,” Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Membership Show, Tolles Gallery, Mercer Island, WA, *Northwest Watercolor Society Merit Award

                       

Women Painters of Washington Annual Membership Show, Moss Bay Gallery, Kirkland, WA

 

“Heartworks,” 10th Annual Fund Raising Auction, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

 

“A Celebration of Watercolor,” Northwest Watercolor Society’s 1997 Signature/Invitational Exhibition, Meydenbauer Convention Center, Bellevue, WA               

 

1996                 National Watercolor Society 76th Annual Exhibition, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, California.

           

“Waterworks ‘96,” Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Membership Show, Tolles Gallery, Mercer Island, WA, *Northwest Watercolor Society Merit Award

 

Northwest Watercolor Society 56th Annual Open Exhibition, Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA *Dakota Art Store Merchandise Award

 

Women Painters of Washington Annual Membership Show, Moss Bay Gallery, Kirkland, WA

 

“Reaching for the Light” - A Breast Cancer Art Show, Blue Horse Gallery, Bellingham, WA

 

“Soundings South: An Exploration of Water Media on Paper,” Washington Center for Performing Arts, Olympia, WA

“Heartworks,” 9th Annual Fund Raising Auction, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

“Images of Women,”  ArtsWest Gallery, Seattle, WA

“A Celebration of Watercolor,” Northwest Watercolor Society’s 1996 Signature/Invitational Exhibition, Meydenbauer Convention Center, Bellevue, WA

1995                 “Waterworks 95,” Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Membership Show, Tolles Gallery, Mercer Island, WA

Women Painters of Washington Annual Membership Show, Backstreet Frame and Art, Bellevue, WA,*Best of Show Award

“Chuck Webster First Annual Invitational Art Show,” Kirkland WA

 

1993                 Women Painters of Washington Annual Membership Show, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA, *Northwest Watercolor Society Award

 

1991                 Northwest Watercolor Society 51st Annual Open Exhibition, Howard/ Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA, *Seattle Art/Schmincke Award

 

1987                 Puget Sound Country Show, West Coast Paper Company and Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters, Stillwater Gallery, Inc., Seattle, WA - annual juried show

 

47th Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

Second Pacific Northwest Art Exposition, Seattle Trade Center, Seattle, WA - Invitational

Mercer Island Visual Arts League, Mercer Island, WA *Honorable Mention

11th Annual Eastside Association of Fine Arts Show, Gallery Dubois, Bellevue, WA - juried show

“A Flower Show”,  Matzke-Runnings Gallery,Seattle, WA

Twenty-Ninth Annual Puget Sound Area Exhibition, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA - juried show

One Person Show, Northwest Art Exchange, Gaches Mansion, La Connor, WA

1986                  Pacific Northwest Art Exposition, Seattle Trade Center, Seattle, WA - Invitational

Third Annual Northwest Artists Invitational Exhibition,The Woodin Gallery and Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Woodinville, WA

46th Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA - juried show

1985                 45th Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

9th Annual Eastside Association of Fine Arts Show, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA - juried show

Summer Group Show of Women Painters, Gallery Mack, Seattle, WA - invitational group show

Group Show, Sander Gallery, Seattle, WA,

“Art A La Carte,” Allied Arts Group Show, Seattle, WA

Two Artist Exhibition, Pacific Marine Insurance Corporation, Seattle, WA,

Group Show, Women Painters of Washington,  Seattle, WA - juried show

 

1984                 44th Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, *First Prize Award, Best Transparent Watercolor - juried show

 

Montana Institute of the Arts, “Summer Festival ‘84”, Polson, MT, *Best of Show - juried show

 

Two Artist Show (with Nancy Johnson), Fergus-Jean Gallery, Harbor Springs, MI

Group Show, Sander Gallery and La Conner’s Valley Museum of Northwest Art, Seattle, WA

Edmonds Art Festival, Edmonds, WA -*Cash Prize Award - juried show

8th Annual Eastside Association of Fine Arts Show, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA, *Honorable Mention - juried show

Second Annual Northwest Invitational Painters Show, Gallery Mack, Seattle, WA - invitational group show

Puget Sound Country Show, West Coast Paper Company and Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters, Louise Matzke Gallery, Seattle, WA - annual juried show

Group Show, Northwest Watercolor Society and Safeco Insurance Company, Seattle, WA - juried  show

Seattle Opera Association Benefit Auction

1983                 43rd Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

“Contemporary Works on Paper,” Fergus-Jean Gallery, Harbor Springs, MI

7th Annual Eastside Association of Fine Arts Show, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA

Edmonds Art Festival, Edmonds, WA - annual juried show

1982                 42nd Annual Exhibition of Northwest Watercolors, Bellevue Art Museum,  Bellevue, WA

      6th Annual EAFA Show, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA, *Third Prize Award

      Edmonds Arts Festival, Edmonds, WA - annual juried show

      Mercer Island Visual Arts League, Mercer Island, WA - annual juried show

      Kindred Gallery “Spirit of Seattle”, Seattle, WA

 

SELECTED CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Alexis Hotel

Casper Communications

Evergreen Hospital

Fairchild  Camera and Instrument Company

Glacier Park Company

Helsell, Fetterman, Martin, Todd & Hokanson

Loveless, Eiffert & Golphenee

Montgomery, Purdue, Blankenship & Austin

Safeco Insurance Co.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Watercolor Society, Signature Member

Northwest Watercolor Society, Signature Member, Past President '97-'98

Women Painters of Washington, Past President  2003-2004

PUBLICATIONS

Watercolor Magic Magazine, "Painting the Now," by Betsy Dillard Stroud, April 2006

The Artist's Sketchbook Magazine, "Unforgettable Places to Create," by Beth Derringer-Keith, April 2006

Artist’s Sketchbook, August 2005, “Life Keeps Going,” by Cathy Woo, p.18

 

The Artist’s Magazine, July 2004, “Think Like an Artist,” by Cathy Woo, p.43

 

The Artist’s Sketchbook, April 2004, “Celebrate Spring,” by Joanne Moore, p.43

 

The Artist’s Magazine, March 2004, “Creativity – One Size Doesn’t Fit All,” by Cathy Woo, p.40

 

Watercolor Yearbook, December 2003, “Ones To Watch,” p.16

 

Watercolor Magic – Special Issue on Creativity, October 2002, “Find Your Personal Style” by Cathy Woo, p.22

 

Watercolor Magic Yearbook 2002, December 2001, “Getting Your Foot in the Gallery Door” by Rosalind Miller and Lori Goetzinger p.57

 

Watercolor Magic Magazine, Autumn 2001 – “From the Editor” p.6

 

Watercolor Magic Magazine, June 2001, Special Edition: Creativity, “Plugging In” p.10 and “It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over” by Maureen Bloomfield, p. 52

 

International Artist Magazine, April/May 2001, “International Showcase of Prize Winners,” p. 16

 

Watercolor Magic Magazine, Winter 2001, “Gold Medalists of 2000” by Maureen Bloomfield and Amanda Metcalf, p.24           

           

JUROR OF SELECTION

Kenmore Art Show -  August 2005

East Side Association of Fine Arts Members’ Show - juror of awards – 2004

            Edmonds Arts Festival (paintings, drawings and prints) - 2004

Arts West Annual Gallery Review - 2000

Sequim Arts Annual Exhibition - 1999

Edmonds Arts Festival (paintings, drawings and prints) – 1998

East Side Association of Fine Arts Annual Juried Show – 1986

 

WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR

            La Conner Art Workshops 2003 and 2005

 

EDUCATION

Seattle University School of Law, 1978, J.D.

University of California at Berkeley, 1971, B.A.

 

 

REPRESENTED BY

            Seattle Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Seattle WA

            Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto CA