Painter and Illustrator

Catherine Mahoney, owner of Colorful Brushes Studio, has been creating impressions of “colorful light” in pencil drawings, batiks, watercolors, pastels, oils and photos since 1966. In addition, she has illustrated two children’s books, “Daisy & Digger” and “What Makes Ossie Special.” A former art teacher, she has conducted “Young-at-Art” workshops for adults and students. She serves on Hermann’s Artists of Wine Country board and on the Missouri Watercolor Society Board. She has helped organize “Along the Missouri,” en plein air paint-outs, which draw artists from across the country.