“A Breath of Fresh Air: Recent Landscapes by Cathy Lorraway”, Michael’s Hair Design, Oakville, Ontario, 2020
“Friends of Joshua Creek” Show Joshua Creek Heritage Centre, Oakville, Ontario, 2017
“Friends of Joshua Creek” Show Joshua Creek Heritage Centre, Oakville, Ontario, 2019
“Beaux Art Gallery 12th Annual Open Juried Fine Art Show”, Brampton, Ontario, 2019
“My Canada Art Exhibition”, Oakville Art Society members juried show, Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centre Gallery, Oakville, Ontario, 2017
“Visions of Ontario”, Cathy Lorraway & Ann Oakley, Sovereign House, Bronte, Oakville, Ontario, 2018
“Visions of Ontario”, Cathy Lorraway & Ann Oakley, Sovereign House, Bronte, Oakville, Ontario, 2018
Cathy and Carol Sanders, organizer of Sovereign House Shows
“Visions of Ontario”, Cathy Lorraway & Ann Oakley, Sovereign House, Bronte, Oakville, Ontario, 2018
“Crawford Lake Through the Eyes of An Artist”, Artist in Residence, Group Show & Exhibit, Crawford Lake Conservation Area, 2016
“Crawford Lake Through the Eyes of An Artist”, Artist in Residence, Group Show & Exhibit, Crawford Lake Conservation Area, 2006
“Dufferin-Peel Celebration of the Arts”, Exhibition of Work by Employees of Dufferin-Peel, Mississauga City Hall, 2010
“Burlington Fine Art Guild Annual Juried Show”, Winner of the Alice Peck Award for Best Emerging Art, Perry Gallery, Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, Ontario, 2005
“Oakville Artists Home Gallery Tour”, Oakville, Ontario, 2006
“Oakville Artists Home Gallery Tour”, Oakville, Ontario, 2005
BFAA Juried Show, The Hub Art Gallery, Burlington 2019
BFAA Juried Show, Received Third Place Honourable Mention, The Hub Art Gallery, Burlington 2019
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  • Burlington Fine Art Spring Sale

    Come to the Guilds’ Spring Sale. Take home a variety of wonderful artwork available for a range of budgets. My pastels, framed and mounted under non reflective glass, “Summer Beach Memories” and “View from Santorini” as well as my acrylic “Grotto Winter Walk” are all available for sale.

    Summer Beach Memories

    Summer Beach Memories

    Summer Beach Memories
    View From Santorini

    View from Santorini

    View From Santorini
    Grotto Winter Walk

    Grotto Winter Walk

    Grotto Winter Walk
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  • Magic of Pastel
  • 2023 Glenhyrst Biennial Juried Exhibition

    I’m honoured to participate in the 2023 Glenhyrst Biennial Juried Exhibition at Glenhyrst Gallery, of Brant, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant.20 Ava Road, Brantford, Ontario. Thank you to juror, Sonya Blazek, who selected ” Summer Reflections” as one of the 50 works to be included from the 372 submitted from a range of media, subjects and artistic styles.

    The show runs from March 25 – May 19, 2023. The opening reception is Saturday April 1, 2023 at 7pm. The Glenhyrst open hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 4pm.

  • The Monday Painters 8th Annual Show

    The Monday Painters 8th Annual Show of plein air or on location paintings continues at the Dundas Museum and Archives in Dundas Ontario until Jan. 9, 2023. Check out my pastels, “Kern Quarry Spring“, “Spring Breezes Sovereign House“, “Spring Meadow” and “Spring Violet Breezes” in good company amongst this amazing group of painters.

  • Joshua Creek Artists of Halton & Peel Show

    Spend an afternoon at the Joshua Creek Arts Centre, at 1086 Burnhamthorpe Road East, Oakville, checking out the Halton and Peel juried show. My pastels, “Summer Reflections” and “Sixteen Hollow Park Spring” are on display until Jan 15, 2023.

  • Spacial Concepts

    Honoured to have my pastel paintings “Quiet Beauty of a Winter’s Day” and “Reflections of Moffat Pond” juried into the Women’s Art Association of Hamilton show ”Spacial Concepts”, located at the Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave. N Unit 182 – Mill Arts Building. The opening is this Friday Nov 25, 2022. 7pm. The show continues until Feb 10, 2023.

  • Paint Ontario 2022

    Excited to be juried into this year’s Paint Ontario, the Foremost Show and Sale for Representational Painters from Ontario. A production of the Grand Bend Art Centre, it will be held at at the Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend, Ontario Sept 2 to 25, 2022. Thank you to juror Joanne Poluck. See https://paintontario.com/ for more details and info.

  • 2022 IAA Awards 2022 International Achievement Awards Competition in Pastels

    I was honoured to be a finalist in the 2022 IAA Awards International Achievement Awards Competition in Pastels. This juried competition featured entries in in Soft, pan, hard, pencil, and oil pastels juried by Kassandra Kaye, founder of Camelback Gallery, Julia Doemland, American Pastel Society Signature Member and two other industry professionals from the team of Marie McCallum, Kathy Moore Wilson, Hector D. Llamas, Filipe Assuncao, Julia Ross, Linda Lindus,Cher Pruys. To see the online exhibit click here or go to https://www.camelbackgallery.com/2022-iaa-pastelawards

  • Friends/Members of Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre 2022

    The Friends of Joshua Creek Heritage Centre Exhibition begins June 23rd 2022 and continues until August 28th 2022. Come and see this wonderful exhibition at The Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, 1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd E,, Oakville, by a diverse range of artists who support and preserve this urban oasis, with its historic buildings and enriching creative programs. This exhibit will feature “Pondview” pastel, framed 20″ x 16″ and Morrison Creek Ravine Covid Fairy Tree, acrylic, 20″ x 16″.

  • Impact 2022

    Honoured to have “Summer Reflections” pastel, 27″ x 35″ framed is part of the 80 artworks juried into Impact 2022 show at Art Space Connect Gallery at the Neilson Park Cultural Centre, Etobicoke, Toronto. Thank you to juror Azadeh Pirazimian. The exhibition runs from July 19, 2022 to August 5, 2022. The opening reception is Thursday July 21, 7-9pm. in the Art Space Connect Gallery.

  • All Guilds Show 22

    Honoured to have “Winter Walk II”, pastel, 10 x 8″ and “View of Rattlesnake Point”, acrylic, 36 x 48″, juried into the Art Gallery of Burlington All Guild Show 22. Thank you to curator Suzanne Carte and the selection committee. Opening night is Friday May 6, 6-8pm. Register with eventbrite to attend.

    This annual exhibition celebrates the guilds who make, learn, share, and teach at the Art Gallery of Burlington including the Burlington Fine Arts Association, Burlington Handweavers and Spinners Guild, Latow Photographers Guild, Burlington Potters Guild, Burlington Rug Hooking Craft Guild, Burlington Sculptors and Carvers and the Digital Art Guild of Burlington.

  • 31st Purely Pastel Annual Juried Exhibition

    31st ‘Purely Pastel’ Annual Juried Exhibition by Pastel Artists Canada. “Pinery Sunset” is one of 42 pastels to be exhibited as part of this national juried show. Thank you to jurors juried by Roberta Combs, Cathy Cullis & Kira Sokolovskaia. The exhibition will run from May 31 to June 18, 2022 at Neilson Park Creative Centre in Etobicoke. The opening reception is on June 5, 2022 from 2-4 pm.

  • The Artist’s Mark, Burlington Fine Art Association Juried Show

    I am delighted to have my pastel painting “Summer Reflections”, 19 x 27″, accepted into BFAA’s The Artist’s Mark Juried show. Thank you to the Artists Mark Committee and sponsors for the tremendous effort put into this project to support local artists. Thank you to jurors Jennifer Heine and Clarence A Porter . This show will be featured at the Hub Gallery, Burlington Centre mall in Burlington from April 22 to May 1, 2022.

    To see an online version of this show, click here.

  • Four Season Retreat: Quiet Beauty on Oakville’s Trails

    The theme of my latest show is “Four Season Retreat: Quiet Beauty on Oakville’s Trails” is how the local Oakville forests, trails and wetlands that have helped us recharge both physically and spiritually during these challenging times.  The show is on display until May 2, 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Park Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge Road in Oakville, Ontario. Click here to see it virtually. 

  • McMichael Canadian Art En Plein Air Competition

    Grateful and honoured to have my pastel “Sunny Day on the Humber Trail Bridge” a part of this year’s McMichael Plein Air Competition 30 artist short list. With 77 artists and over 150 submissions this year the competition was extremely high and I am very grateful to be in the company of such wonderful plein air artists. The exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Collection Community gallery in Kleinberg will be on display from Dec 10, 2021 to April 3, 2022. See this exhibit and purchase timed tickets at the McMichael.com.

  • Pastel Artists Canada 2021 9th Annual Online Juried Exhibition

  • Women’s Art Association of Hamilton: “Celebrating the History of Hamilton”

    “Celebrating the History of Hamilton” is an exhibition marking the 125 years of art in Hamilton. “Winter Skate at Princess Point 2020” is a 12 x 24′ acrylic painting, I portray families during Covid teaching their children how to skate on Hamilton’s Princess Point. At that time, everyone was craving exercise and social engagement and the outdoors were the only available option. The exhibition at The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave N., Hamilton, Ontario, runs from Dec 4, 2021 to January 29, 2022. Opening reception, Jan 22, 2-4pm.

  • Monday Painters 7th Annual Exhibition

    Happy to be part of the Monday Painters, 7th Annual Exhibition of plein air paintings at the Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Part St, W. Dundas, Ontario. The show opened Nov 8, 2021 and continues until Jan 8, 2022. My pastel, “Summer Pond Plein Air” and acrylic, “Courtcliffe Park Plein Air” are featured in this show.

  • Heart of the Country

    Heart of the Country, Recent Landscapes features landscapes by Burlington Fine Art Association artists Cathy Lorraway, Jake Bouwman and Gerda Wolker. This exhibition will feature many plein air ie. painted on location, as well as larger original Ontario landscapes at the Hub gallery, located in the Burlington Centre Mall, 777 Guelph Line, Burlington Ontario. Heart of the Country: Recent Landscapes exhibition will take place November 15 to 21, 2021 . Come meet the artists Saturday Nov. 20 from 11-4pm.

    This show had to be postponed from last year due to Covid.

  • Oakville Culture Days at Sovereign House

    “Out and About En Plein Air”

    As part of Oakville Culture Days 2021 Out and About En Plein Air, an exhibition of plein air paintings beginning Sept 18 to Sept 29, 2021 by Cathy Lorraway, Callie Archer, Jake Bouwman, Lois Crawford, Ann Oakley, Colleen Patrick, Carol Sanders, Zara Liaghat, Joanna Zakrzewski and Thomas Young will be featured at Sovereign House, 7 River Rd West, Oakville, Ontario. L5L3B3 905-825-5522. Open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 1-4pm.

  • Paint Ontario Art Exhibition and Sale

    Paint Ontario is Ontario’s Foremost Show and Sale for Representational Painters at the Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend. A production of the Grand Bend Art Centre
    Inspiring Creativity in the Community, the show attracts visitors from all over Southern Ontario and beyond. All monies raised in commission go directly back into the community to support arts initiatives through the Grand Bend Art Centre.

    Held from September 3 to September 26, 2021, “Snow Dogs” and “Fields of Goldenrod” will be on display at this year’s show and sale.

    Click here to book your visit at the Lambton Heritage Museum.

    Snow Dogs
    Fields of Goldenrod
  • Burlington Artscape “A Leaf for Life”

    Happy to donate my “Leaf For Life” painted aluminum leaf, “Summer Fun at Spencer Smith Park” for the fundraising initiative in support of Joseph Brant Hospital.

    Art will be sold to businesses and residents in Burlington for $750, with all proceeds going directly to Joseph Brant Hospital.

    There will be a public display of the work of the 50 chosen artists on August 8, 15, 22 on the property of Grace United Church, 2111 Walkers Line, Burlington at 10 to 4pm..

    My painting “Summer Fun at Spencer Smith Park” portrays the fun that children and their parents were having on a hot summer day.  Spencer Smith Park’s waterfront playground is a welcome respite, especially after a year of the restrictions of Covid.  The children are having fun: playing and socializing outdoors, enjoying the playground equipment, riding their bikes and scooters and meeting new people, including those who are disabled.  The two Moms enjoy the park as a safe outing for their young children as well as a way for much needed conversation.  

    “Summer Fun at Spencer Smith Park"
    Starting off with the primed template
    Scale of finished art work
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  • Society of Canadian Artists Open International Online Juried Exhibition
    Summer Field of Poppies
    Summer Field of Poppies

    Honoured to have my painting ‘Summer Field of Poppies’ juried into the Society of Canadian Artists Open International Online Juried Exhibition. This exhibit featured 157 works of art from 106 artists from across Canada and the world.

    The show was online from March 15 to June 15, 2021.

  • 30th Annual Purely Pastel Open Juried Show
    Snow Shadows

    Honoured to have “Snow Shadows” part of the 30th Annual Pastel Artists Canada “Purely Pastel” Juried Show.

    On display from May 3 to May 16, 2021 at the Federation Gallery, 1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC and on-line at the Pastel Artists Canada website.

    Also, as a result of this being my third juried acceptance with Pastel Artists Canada, I achieved my PAC Signature Status.

  • Show and Tell Virtual Art Exhibition
    Show and Tell Art Exhibition

    Artists featured in this exhibition included Catherine Lorraway, Sumita Pal, Bridget Poole, Lisa Smith, Gunta Sturis and Rose Ann Vita. They broke new ground by reflecting on the scope of their work and their unique concepts. They explored new territory in the virtual space and underscored the importance of the exhibition space as a site to exchange, connect and advance an artist’s career trajectory.

    During their time together in an online class, they dissected every aspect of exhibiting art from formulating a theme, promotional material, layout design and how to follow up after closing. This show is the realization of what they learned and discovered; it marks a new viewpoint as they continue to show and tell.

  • BFAA Online Member Show
    Dog sledding in Algonquin Park Ontario
    Snow Dogs

    Snow Dogs’ was featured in the “Travel” Burlington Fine Art Association, online member show

    On display from January 30, 2021 to February 23, 2021

  • Visual Arts Mississauga Online Show
    Ice Puddles
    Ice Puddles

    See ‘Ice Puddles‘ at the Wintertime Wishes Visual Arts Mississauga Member online show between 30 November, 2020 to 13 December 2020.

  • 125th Annual Juried Exhibition Visions 2020
    Summer Day at the Beach II

    Honoured to have my pastels ‘Daffodils‘ and ‘Summer Day at the Beach‘ accepted into the 125th Annual Juried Exhibition, Visions 2020 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton Ontario.

    Exhibition is open for visitors and online from 5 December 2020 to 6 June 2021

  • A Breath of Fresh Air

    Come see my solo exhibition of landscapes of the Oakville and Ontario countryside at Michael’s Hair Design studio between August 18, 2020 to October, 17, 2020.

  • West Hamilton Artists Tour Exhibition – May 2020

    WHAT’s Online for 2020

    I have been selected as one of the 24 participants of this year’s annual West Hamilton Artists Tour will be online-only this year. Due to the pandemic, instead of the 2 day tour, it has been opened it up as a month-long virtual show – all art can be purchased directly from the makers via their websites or social media links.

    Learn more at http://www.westhamiltonartiststour.com

    Learn more about the 24 participating artists including my own items on show: The Studio Guide

    Follow WHAT on  FacebookInstagramTwitter and all the artists’ social media platform. Use #2020WHAT on any posts. When you do, you will be eligible to enter into weekly draws for a $50 gift certificate, valid for any artist on the tour. Draws will be done each Friday in May, starting May 1st.

Please see my Biography for a full list of exhibitions.