Catherine Perehudoff studied painting and textile arts at Voss Folkehogskule in Norway and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from the University of Saskatchewan. She participated in the Emma Lake Artists’ Workshop (Saskatchewan), the Triangle Workshop (New York) and the Symposium of Young Artists (Quebec) and worked for artist Kenneth Noland for a year in New York. The many places where she has lived and explored are reflected in the diversity of her landscapes.
“Watercolours are my medium of choice when working en plein air,” says Catherine. “The freshness that my watercolour paintings convey comes from depicting the landscape in flux. When painting in nature, I strive to capture the moments of changing light, atmosphere, and weather. The knowledge and experience that I gain from painting on location is an important aspect of my artistic practice; I carry this with me to my studio where it reveals itself as the major driving force behind my work.”
Based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Catherine is married to artist and university professor Graham Fowler, has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and is an avid scuba diver.
- Press -
Arabella Magazine, Spring 2013
“Catherine Perehudoff, Light and Colour in Landscapes,” The Examiner, September 25, 2010
“US Ambassador’s Wife Masters Art of Diplomacy,” The Globe and Mail, March 6, 2010
“Landscape Royalty,” Avenue Magazine, May 2009
“London Branch Event Features Saskatchewan Artists,” Green & White, University of Saskatchewan, Spring 2008
“Prairie Landscapes in London,” Prairies North, Summer 2008
“Painter Unafraid to Buck Fine Art Trends,” Edmonton Journal, September 17, 2004
“Northernness and Other Considerations: At the Museums and Elsewhere,” The Hudson 55 Review, Winter 2004
“Kanadisk Kunst Pa Voss,” Bergens Tidende, September 30, 1999
“NEC to Celebrate the Role of Doukhobor Women,” Nelson Daily News, March 1995
“Reframing the Landscape: The Columbia Icefield Expedition,” The Cairn, Autumn 1993
- Publications -
International Contemporary Masters, Volume 7, curated by Despina Tunberg, 2014
Important World Artists, Volume 1, World Wide Art Books, California, 2014
Carte Blanche, Volume 2, Magenta Publishing for the Arts, 2008
Canadian Landscapes, K. Bell, exhibit catalogue essay, 2008
Qu’Appelle: Tales of Two Valleys, R. Stacey, D. Ring, T. Herriot, Mendel Art Gallery exhibition catalogue, 2002
Treasured Moments, J.M. Kurtz, 1997
At Home in Canada, N. Eaton, H. Weston, 1995
- Video -
Where It’s At, Mendel Art Gallery, June 2012
Between the North Pole and New York City, Cooper Rock Productions, 2004
Write it on the Heart, collaboration with June Morgan, 1995
Le Tableau Noir, National Film Board, 1990
Pays-Ages, Symposium Jeune Peinture, Centre D’Art, Baie Saint-Paul, Quebec, 1988
Selected Public and Corporate Collections
Alcan Aluminum Ltd.
Alberta Art Foundation
Alberta College of Art
Apple Canada Inc.
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Calgary Civic Art Collection
Canada Council Art Bank
Canadian Embassies: Tokyo, Buenos Aires
Canadian Government Parliament Buildings
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Canadian National Railway
Council for Business and the Arts
Dofasco Steel Groupe Equidee
Edmonton Art Gallery
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (gift of the Government of Saskatchewan)
Hudson River Café, New York
Husky Oil Ltd.
Intercontinental Packers Ltd.
MacKenzie Art Gallery
Maclean Hunter Ltd.
Magnasonic Canada Inc.
Mendel Art Gallery
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Northern Transportation Ltd.
Office of Protocol for Saskatchewan
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan
Regina General Hospital
Richmond Art Gallery
Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Royal Bank- Geneva, Isle of Mann, Nassau
Saskatchewan Arts Board
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool
The Most Reverend and Right Honourable The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury (gift of the Government of Saskatchewan)
Touche Ross International Ltd.
Trizec Corporation Ltd.
University of Alberta
University of Lethbridge
University of Saskatchewan
Voss Folkehogskule, Norway
Xerox Canada Inc.