Cathie Bleck

Cleveland Heights, OH


Cathie Bleck, an internationally respected artist is best known for her distinctive works in scratchboard and kaolin clay board. Her stylized forms are painstakingly cut through inks and handmade pigments, revealing the white of the kaolin clay beneath. It is a process similar in concept to woodblock printing.

Bleck's work was featured in two American art museum solo exhibitions in 2008, The New Britain Museum of American Art, CT and The Butler Institute of American Art, OH. Bleck's artist monograph "Open Spaces" was released in 2006 and her work was recently selected for an exhibit at The New Britain Museum of American Art, CT , "Women Artists at New Britain".

Cathie Bleck has been exhibited in over 50 exhibitions internationally and archived and displayed in the collections of The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Butler Institute of American Art, The New Britain Museum of American Art, The Library of Congress, Bonfoey Gallery, University Hospitals-Cleveland, Yves LaRoche Gallery - Montreal and Enid Lawson Gallery - London.

Bleck has received a gold medal from The Society of Illustrators, NY and her artwork has appeared in The New York Times, Esquire, The New Republic and U.S. Postage stamps, Sony Records, Warner Bros. and Motown Records as well as the U. S. State Department's Earth Day Image and an upcoming World Ocean Day Image. Bleck lectures internationally, conducts workshops, has written for art magazines and has been featured in many art and design magazines.

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