Originally from New York City, Cathie Crawford returned to Illinois in 2004 after living overseas for three years in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, then three years in Grenoble, France. Since completing an MFA in 1987 from Bradley University she has concentrated on the color reduction woodcut.
Cathie's work has been included in over three hundred exhibitions, sixty juried national shows and fifteen international juried exhibitions. She has won over thirty-five awards at both the national and regional level. Her woodcuts have been exhibited in 21 states as well as France, Poland, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom.
Cathie’s prints are included in private and corporate collections in eight countries including the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the International Print Center New York, New York, NY, and the Peoria Riverfront Museum. She is currently teaching relief printmaking at the Prairie Center for the Arts in Peoria.
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