Greenwood is a Print Fellow at City & Guilds Arts School London; her current etchings explore traditional and innovative etching techniques, using soft ground and aquatint, she captures a glimpse vanishing hedgerows layering seasonally foraged plants. Music poetry and dance are also important influences in her work.
Inspired on a recent visit to Japan by the reverence that Japanese culture has for nature and by the use of mineral pigments in art; she connected with printmakers from around the world at the ‘Green Dream 2019?’ symposium.
She studied at Camberwell school of Arts and Crafts and Kent Institute of Art & Design, her first studio was at Brancepeth Castle, Durham, home of artists, poets and musicians. Traveling to Maine USA she did an MA 1998 with pioneering research into Non Toxic Printmaking methods. Returning to UK and establishing the Green Print Studio in West Sussex from where she teaches and leads ‘Art Walks’.
Catherine has exhibited widely notably Houses of Parliament, RA Summer Exhibition and previous Woolwich Contemporary Print Fairs.
“I aim to direct people’s attention through my work towards a still place in themselves where they can be reflective about the world and their place in it.”