Cathy Hegman is contemporary figurative artist from Mississippi. Cathy maintains and paints in her studio in Holly Bluff and her encaustic studio in Yazoo City.
Cathy has worked as a full time artist for over 29 years and has taught workshops and written features and articles for many of the National art magazines and has been represented by professional galleries for over 15 years.
Cathy has been included in numerous National and International Art Exhibitions and awards in the United States and Brazil. Cathy has had Solo Exhibitions of her work over the last 5 years in various galleries and museums.
Cathy has attained Signature Membership in the American Watercolor Society, Mississippi Watercolor Society, Signature Membership in Missouri Watercolor Society and Signature Membership of National Watercolor Society, Society of Animal Artists, Southern Watercolor Society, and most recently Signature Membership International Society of Acrylic Painters.
Cathy is also Vice President of the Mississippi Art Colony and is a member of the American Women Artists.
Cathy's work is currently represented by Tew Galleries of Atlanta, Ga., Fischer Gallery of Jackson, Ms., Carol Robinson Gallery of New Orleans, La.
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Tew Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
The Attic Gallery, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Nunnery’s Gallery 119, Jackson, Mississippi
T.Clifton Art Gallery, Memphis Tn
National and International Exhibitions and Awards
Juried into the 139th American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York 2012
Juried into the 137th American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York awarded Aldean Medal 2010.
Awarded the Clara Stroud Memorial Award in the 137th American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York.
Juried into the 142nd American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York and also selected to travel in the 142nd American Watercolor Society International Travel Exhibition.
Juried into the 143rd American Watercolor Society International Exhibition
in New York and also selected to travel in the143rd American Watercolor Society International Travel Exhibition. Awarded the Bryan Alden Medal.
Juried in the National Watercolor Society National Show 2008 and 2010
Painting featured on the invitation for the National Watercolor Show 2010
Mississippi Watercolor Membership Show 2001 First Place,
Mississippi Watercolor Membership Show 2002 First Place
Mississippi Watercolor Membership Show 2006 Second Place
Mississippi Watercolor Membership Show 2007 Third Place
Mississippi Watercolor Membership Show 2010 Best of Show
Awarded the Best in Show, Arts in Mississippi Award 2009 in the Mississippi Watercolor Grand National Exhibition at the MS Museum of Art in Jackson, Ms
Juried into 14 consecutive Mississippi Grand National Watercolor Shows, 1998-2003 and awarded Signature Membership into the Mississippi Watercolor Society. Received The Gallery Award in the 2003 Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition. Juried into the Mississippi Grand National Watercolor Exhibition 2005 Awarded the Alan and Anne Perry Award.
2006 awarded the Arts in Mississippi Award in the Mississippi Grand National Watercolor Exhibition. She is the first Mississippi artist to ever receive the top award in the history of the Mississippi Grand National Watercolor Exhibition.
2008 Awarded the Arts in Mississippi Award in the Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Watercolor Exhibition Best in Show
2009 juried into the MSWS Grand National Exhibition and awarded Alan and Anne Perry Award.
2010 juried intot the MSWS Grand National Exhibition and awarded the The Arts Appreciation Award Best in Show
2011 juried into the MSWS Grand National Exhibition and awarded the Arts Appreciation Award Best in Show
Mississippi Art Colony Travel Show
2007 Two paintings and Awarded the Halcyone Barnes Memorial Award
2008 Two paintings in the travel show
2010 Painting in the Travel Show and Awarded Best in Show
2011 Awarded the Golden Loeb Award
Juried into the Alabama Watercolor Society National Exhibition in 2009
Juried into the American Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2012
Juried into the International Society of Experimental Artists 2012
Juried into the International Society of Acrylic Painters Annual Exhibition and Awarded Second Place
Juried into the Louisiana International Exhibition in New Orleans 2012
Juried into the Louisiana International Exhibition in New Orleans 2008
Juried into the 30th International Exhibition Watercolor Art Society-Houston 2007
Juried into the 30th Rocky Mountain National Water media Exhibition 2003 and received the Quaintance Award
2006 juried into the 33rd Rocky Mountain National Water media Exhibition 2006.
Juried into the American Women Artists 2005 and 2008 Annual Juried Competitions.
Juried in as a Signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists in New York City, NY December 2005
Juried in the Missouri Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2002, 2003and in 2004. Awarded the Board of Directors Award in 2003. Juried into the Missouri Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2005 and awarded the Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Berneche Award:
Three paintings juried in the 2003 Delta Art Association. Awarded the Merit Award.
Juried into the 27th International Exhibition Watercolor Art Society-Houston 2003
Juried into the Watercolor West National Transparent Watercolor Exhibition and received the M.Graham Professional Award.
Juried in the National Watercolor Society National Show 2001 and 2002 and chosen to be in the NWS traveling show 2001 and also in 2002. Inducted as Signature Member of National Watercolor Society 2002.
Hilton Head Art League National Juried Competition 2001 and 2002 Second Place, watercolor in 2001.
Hilton Head Art League National Juried Competition 2002, water media
Juried in the Charlotte County Art Guild, National Water media Exhibition in Florida 2001
Two paintings juried into the St. Louis Art Guild National Acrylic and Oil competition. One painting received the JHL & J Memorial award. Both in 2001
Board of Directors for Mississippi Watercolor Society
Worshop Chairman for Mississippi Watercolor Society 2011-2012
Vice-President of Delta Artists
Vice President of Mississippi Art Colony currently serving.
Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society
Signature of Mississippi Watercolor Society,
Signature of Missouri Watercolor Society
Signature Member of National Watercolor Society,
Signature Member of the Southern Watercolor Society,
Signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists.
Current memberships with American Women in the Arts, and, Mississippi Art Colony.
*Signature membership is attained after being selected to be in at least 3 national exhibitions of the organization in addition to or by a body of work judged to have the professional merit to award signature membership status.
National Magazine Articles:
American Artist included as the Best of Show winner in Mississippi Watercolor Grand National Exhibition January of 2007
Featured in the December Issue of Watercolor Magic Magazine 2006 as one of the 10 Up and Coming Artists in the United States to watch.
Included in the International Artist’s Magazine August 2004 Issue
Included in the Best of Watercolor September 2003 issue of The Artist’s magazine.
Included as the featured artist for Delta Magazine Holiday Issue 2003.
Featured Article “Found in Translation”, in The Artist’s Magazine November 2005 issue.
Two paintings featured in Splash 9 a book of water media artists published by Northlight Publishers.
Featured Article “Tracking the Muse”, in Watercolor Artist Magazine August 2008 issue
Feature Article “Make Your Paint Your Own” in Watercolor Artist Magazine December 2008 issue
The Artists Magazine and Watercolor Artists Magazine have enlisted Cathy to write articles on new products and answer reader questions for the magazines.
The Figurative Line written by Cathy Hegman is a self published book of figure paintings created in 2010.
Medusa Complexities written by Cathy Hegman is a self published book of the solo exhibition of figurative paintings.
Paintings included in over 30 National and International Group Exhibitions across the United States over the last two decades.
Ridgeland , Ms Jackson Street Gallery “Medusa Complexities” 2010
Greenville, Ms Bass Cultural Center Watermarks 2009
Arkansas Guachoya Cultural Arts Center Watermarks 2009
Small Group Exhibitions:
Group Show of 4 artists Tew Gallery, Atlanta, Ga
Group Show of 4 artists T.Clifton Art Gallery Memphis, Tn
Group shows in Jackson, Ms Nunnery’s Gallery 119
Group Shows Mississippi Museum of Art
Group Shows Municipal Art Gallery Jackson, Ms
Belhaven Art Complex Jackson, Ms
Group Shows Municipal Art Gallery in Jackson, Ms f
Included in over 45 Group Shows over the last 17 years in different states and in Brazil