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Opening next Saturday at Bonfoey Gallery CLE http://www.bonfoey.com/ I will be exhibiting these four artworks. I have been inspired by the underwater world for a long time; having been a diver for over 35 years- I have seen the transition of coral reefs and it is unsettling to see the changes caused by not only […]
“The Ancestral Spirit” 9″x12″ French Inks, handmade clay pigments on clay board panel “The Ancestral Spirit” will be included in an exhibition opening this week in Columbus Ohio at the Cultural Arts Center. Art 360 presents : New works by 48 Ohio Artists will open Friday, April 21st with a reception from 6pm-8pm 139 West […]
Thank you Gallerie Mathew Namour in Montreal for the nice display of my new works in your gallerie.
11″x14″ and 16″x20″ Inks, clay, lacquer on clay board panel Inquires to Gallery This piece “Memori” has been an evolution in time and memory. There are two paintings making up a “whole” on display but they are available individually as well. Seven years ago I created a painting called “Forest Passage 2” (below) which […]
I am honored to have my work included in this new inspiring book “Wild” edited by Evan Picco from Juxtapoz. Here are a few quick shots I took backdropped by some fresh snow! You can order your own copy HERE.
I exhibited a portion of this series for the first time in Chicago at Firecat Projects/Aug/Sept 2015. It is an ongoing project of 4″x8″ panels that explore the vulnerable nature of the human spirit and its immense resilience in the face of adversity. We continually pose questions like, “Now what? What will be? What will I […]
VIEW 360 Art 360 is an exciting new exhibition curated by Charles Bluestone, that I will be participating in this Spring and will debut at the Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center (Portsmouth) end of January 2016 until the end of March 2016, and travel to Columbus Museum of Art where it will be on […]
Studio Visits: Curator Adam Lerner, Denver Contemporary Art Museum, Joanne Cohen, Bellamy Printz, and Jennifer Finkel (curators, Cleveland Clinic Art Collection), Rose Bouthillier (curator, MOCA Cleveland)
It is great to be back again for my third solo exhibition near my hometown of Chicago where I grew up north of the city on my Grandfather’s tree nursery. I created this body of work over the past three years and the largest painting, “Sacrifice I” I worked on and off since 2009. […]
I received a nice feature on Juxtapoz magazines blog for my current show in Chicago at Firecat Projects. Thank you again Juxtapoz magazine, one of the largest circulating art magazines in the world, for your ongoing support!
Just back from OR + got the full experience of my mural! Thank you Chapter 24 Vineyards who make the wonderful pinot noir wines : FIRE + FLOOD Thank you Wine Enthusiast for the nice mention : “Your Wine and Fine Art Fixes” “The tasting room is the permanent home to artist Cathie Bleck’s evocative “Infusion: […]
I am honored that my forth postage stamp, the lily was released this summer. I think this may be my favorite because of the vibrancy of the colors and composition and it was inspired by my love for my garden. It also speaks to the spirit of new life and transformation! You can find out […]
by Peggy Roalf Thank you DART newsletter for the shout out on this weekends event : last week to see our show! DART Subscribers in the news: Otober 11, 6-9 pm Join Cathie Bleck and fellow artist Amy Casey for an artist’s reception and party to celebrate their dual exhibition, Rarely Home. This is also […]
I recently opened a new exhibition called “Rarely Home” on Sept. 5th, 2014, sharing the space with the amazing talent Amy Casey. Neither of us exhibit in Cleveland regularly but were thrilled to be part of all the excitement going on over in the New Waterloo Arts District at Maria Neil Art Project. My […]
This is the second in a series of nature stamps that I have done for the U.S. Postal Service in collaboration with art director Ethel Kessler. One of my personal favorites! It comes pre-posted to a postcard. You can order them here. Have a happy summer of writing and sitting under a big tree!! Thank […]
It was heartwarming to greet so many friends and family that came out to support my show at Packer Schopf Gallery in Chicago. I had an amazing time that whole week planning the artworks in the intimate space along with the masterful eye of Aron Packer. The space was perfect with the raw and […]
Available in a very limited Edition of 20 :: $450. Printed on Rives BFK Off White, Artist signed, numbered and stamped/chop by Master Printer, Karen Beckwith TMP Allow 1-2 weeks for shipping via Fed Ex Ground, securely packaged. PURCHASE :: “The Chamber” […]
PRESS RELEASE CATHIE BLECK / frAGILITY / New works on papyrus Contact: Aron Packer 312.226.8984 PACKER SCHOPF GALLERY : 942 WEST LAKE STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60607 WWW.PACKERGALLERY.COM Event Date: Artists’ Reception: Friday, November 1st, 5-8 PM Exhibition Run: NOV 1 – DEC 28 , 2013 Cleveland artist Cathie Bleck presents a new collection […]
This is the second stamp commissioned by the U.S. Postal Service. As someone that still enjoys writing and receiving a sweet letter from a loved one or friend, I am elated to continue creating artwork for the USPS. They have a cool blog that features stories behind all the stamps you might want to […]
The Fine Print
To PURCHASE a poster please scroll to bottom of the page “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in it net of wonder forever.” Jacque-Yves Cousteau I have been a scuba diver for over twenty five years and have witnessed a lot of coral bleaching from the effects of carbon monoxide, most recently […]
I began this large-scale visual journal on paper during the end of the summer of 2011 through parts of 2012. The lace of relationships that run through our lives and fill the natural world around us are filled with beauty an paradox. At one glance, we can be inspired by the grace and power that […]