Catherine Hearding

Catherine Hearding’s watercolors focus on the interplay of color and light in the natural world. She has more than 40 years of experience painting in watercolor and has been teaching courses in watercolor for the past sixteen years.  She offers classes and workshops on basic watercolor technique, color theory, landscape painting, plein air watercolor and composition. Catherine is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Watercolor USA Honor Society, and the Minnesota Watercolor Society. She is a past president of the Minnesota Watercolor Society and has received many local and national awards. Her work is found in many private and public collections including the Springfield Art Museum and the Minneapolis Children’s Hospital.  Catherine works from her home studio in Lake Elmo, Minnesota.