ROCKLAND — Katharine A. Cartwright is a watercolor artist who last appeared at the Sanctuary Gallery in the Rockland Congregational Church in 2017. She will open the gallery's summer season with an exhibition titled "Garden Music" on Sunday, July 7, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The gallery is handicapped accessible from the upper parking lot. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cartwright received academic training in studio art from Kutztown University, The College of Charleston, and The Maryland Institute College of Art. She holds signature status to the National Watercolor Society, The Northeast Watercolor Society, and the Missouri Watercolor Society.
Winning top awards in both national and international watercolor competitions, Cartwright’s work appears in publications such as Visual Artist, A Walk into Abstracts, Best of America Watermedia Artists, v. 2, Artistic Touch 4, Pratique des Artes, Professional Artist Magazine, and American Scientist.
Many of her paintings have been included in touring exhibitions throughout the United States and China.
More recently, she acted as Creative Consultant on the large exterior mural designed for the new Mid-Coast School of Technology building in Rockland. Additionally, her work is on display at the State House in Augusta for the summer, and also at the Michael Good Gallery in Rockport in August.
She is an annual exhibiting member of the Port Clyde Art Gallery and her paintings are included in hundreds of private and corporate collections.
Cartwright lives and paints in Spruce Head.
Pictured below is "Fiddleheads 4."