The Art of Cathy Hegman

 

Cathy Hegman is contemporary figurative artist from Mississippi.  Cathy maintains two studios in Holly Bluff, Mississippi.

Cathy has worked as a full time artist for over 33 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 17 years.

Cathy has been included in numerous National and International Art Exhibitions and awards in the United States and Brazil and Wales, England. Cathy has had Solo Exhibitions of her work over the last 10 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., , and Carol Robinson Gallery of New Orleans, La.

 

 

Online presence:

Website:  www.cathyhegman.com

Blog:  www.cathyhegman.wordpress.com

 Cold Wax Artists: http://oilandwax.ning.com/profile/CathyHegman

Youtube : youtube.com/hegmanart1

 Email: Hegmanart@aol.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National and International Exhibitions and  Awards

Awarded the Gold Medal for the American Watercolor  150th International Exhibition in New York 2017

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York  2004

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York  2009

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York  2010

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York  2012

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York  2013

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York  2016

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York 2017

 

 

Juried into the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York awarded Aldean Medal 2009.

Awarded the Clara Stroud Memorial Award in the 137th American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York 2004 .

Juried into the 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  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, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2016

Painting featured on the invitation for the National Watercolor Show 2009

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

2012 juried into the MSWS Grand National Exhibition and awarded

2013 juried into the MSWS Grand National Exhibition and awarded Best of Show

2015  juried into the MSWS Grand National Exhibition and awarded the Patron Award

 

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, 2014,2015 Awarded the Golden Loeb Award

2012 Painting in the Travel Show awarded the

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Memberships

 

 

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.

Solo Exhibitions

Fischer Galleries

Tew Galleries

Carol Robinson Gallery

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   Tew Gallery, Atlanta, Ga

Fischer Galleries Jackson, Ms

Carol Robinson Gallery New Orleans, La

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

 

Cathy Hegman is contemporary figurative artist from Holly Bluff, Mississippi.  Cathy works and paints in her studio in her home in Holly Bluff and her encaustic studio in Yazoo City. Cathy Hegman has a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Mississippi State University. Cathy served as student ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) president for two consecutive years while at MSU.  A member of Chi Omega sorority while at MSU and also a Member of Kappa Omicron Phi honor society while at MSU.

  She can be reached online at Hegmanart@AOL.COM and seen at www.cathyhegman.com

 

 Cathy has worked as a full time artist for over 30 years and has taught workshops and written features and articles for many of the National art magazines.

Cathy has been included in numerous National and International Art Exhibitions in the United States and Brazil and Wales. 

Her art has been exhibited in Solo Exhibitions in Greenville and Jackson, Mississippi, New Orleans, La., Memphis, Tn, and Atlanta, Ga.

  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 a Board member of Mississippi Art Colony and member of American Women Artists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awards andExhibitions:

 

 

 

National and International Exhibitions and  Awards

Hilton Head Art League National Juried Competition 2001 and 2002 Second Place, watercolor in 2001.

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Hilton Head Art League National Juried Competition 2002,  water media

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

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

 

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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.

Juried in the National Watercolor Society National Show 2008 and 2010

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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:

 

Juried in the Charlotte County Art Guild, National Water media Exhibition in Florida  2001

 

Juried into 13 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

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

 

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

Juried into the Watercolor West National Transparent Watercolor Exhibition and received the M.Graham Professional Award.

Three paintings juried in the 2003 Delta Art Association. Awarded the Merit Award.

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 27th International Exhibition Watercolor Art Society-Houston 2003

Juried into the 30th International Exhibition Watercolor Art Society-Houston 2007

Juried into the American Women Artists 2005 Annual Juried Competition.

Juried in as a Signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists in New York City, NY   December 2005

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 the Louisiana International Exhibition in New Orleans 2008

Juried into the Alabama Watercolor Society National Exhibition in 2009

Juried into the 137th American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York.

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.

Juried in the National Watercolor Society Exhibition in Los Angeles, CA  2010

 

Professional Memberships

Board of Directors  for Mississippi Watercolor Society

Vice-President of Delta Artists

Vice President of Mississippi Art Colony currently serving.

Juror for National Watercolor International Exhibition 2016 

Juror for the Missouri Watercolor International Exhibition 2013

 

 

Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society, Signature of Mississippi Watercolor Society, Signature of Missouri Watercolor Society and 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 Figurative Line written by Cathy Hegman is  a self published book of figure paintings created in 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013

  Published in Splash :Best of Watercolor :Light and Color Book

Solo Show Carol Robinson New Orleans, La

Show Artists of Faith Carol Robinson Gallery New Orleans, La

Show Tew Gallery in Atlanta, Ga

Solo show TClifton Art Gallery Memphis, Tn

Solo Show Gallery 119 Jackson, Ms

Grand National Watercolor Show Ms Museum of Art

National Watercolor Society Show Los Angeles, Ca

Ms Art Colony Traveling Show

 

 

 

 

 

2014  Arts in Mississippi Best in Show Award  Ms Watercolor Grand National  in the Ms Museum of Art

2014 Solo  Show Carol Robinson Gallery New Orleans, La

2014 Show Fischer Gallery Jackson, Ms

 2014 Show Watson MaCrae Gallery Sanibel, Fl

2014 Show Carol Robinson Gallery Artists of Faith New Orleans La

2014 Solo Show Tew Gallery  Atlanta, Ga

2014   Show American Watercolor Society New York, Ny

2014  Show International Society of  Experimental Artists California

2014 Show International Society of Experimental Artists Wales, England

2014 Ms Art Colony Traveling Show

 

2015

Selected by Watercolor Magazine as one  of the Magnificent Seven Artists for 2015

2015  Show Carol Robinson Gallery Artists of Faith  New Orleans, La

2015   Show Carol Robinson Gallery Summer Selections New Orleans, La

2015  Solo Show Tew Galleries Atlanta, Ga

2015 Show  National Watercolor Society  Los Angeles, California

Cover and article in Country Roads Magazine

Art Featured in paper in New Orleans on several occasions

 

 

 

Cathy Hegman is contemporary figurative artist from Mississippi.  Cathy maintains two studios in Holly Bluff, Mississippi.

Cathy graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Interior Design. Cathy has worked as a full time artist for over 30 years and has taught workshops and written features and articles for many of the National