Catherine Haverkamp

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Catherine Haverkamp

United States

Graduated from Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School in Dayton, Ohio in 1999. Awarded a Portfolio Scholarship to the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, Ohio where I attended from 1999-2000. Moved to Tennessee and Attended the Memphis College of Art and Design from 2000-2001. Married to Seth Haverkamp 2001 and balanced raising four children, work and self instructed artistic development from 2001 to present. After dabbling in illustration and landscape painting I was awarded an Art Renewal Center Salon Finalist in the landscape category in the 2012/2013 competition. I showed my work alongside my husband’s art in a two-person show at the Rutledge Street Gallery in Camden, South Carolina and at a group show at the Haynes Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee in 2015.  I began painting portraits and found my passion for painting people and their stories. I earned an Award of Excellence at the Portrait Society of America’s International Portrait Competition in 2015 with my “Self Portrait” and Best of Show in the 2015 Arts and Culture Alliance of Knoxville’s National Juried Art Exhibition with a painting of my daughter “Echo”. I was a finalist in the portrait category in the Art Renewal Center’s 2014-2015 Salon competition. My work was featured in another two-person show at the Rutlegde Street Gallery in Camden, South Carolina in November 2016. My work was awarded The Portrait Society of America’s Top Ten in Tennessee 2016. My work was shown at a three-person exhibition at the Art Emporium in Knoxville, Tennessee called “Three views of Reality” in February 2016 and a group show at the Haynes Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee in 2016. In 2016 my portrait of “In the hourglass” was awarded an Award of Excellence at the Portrait Society of America’s International Portrait Competition, and two of my portraits were shown in the “Sight Unseen” group show at the Abend Gallery in Denver, Colorado in 2017. My work was a finalist in the Portrait Category of the Art Renewal Center 2016/2017 Salon and my portrait of my Father was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Portrait Category of the Art Renewal Center’s 2017/2018 Salon.  Recently my painting, “My Prince Caspian” was awarded top fifty in the National Portrait Competition of 2019 and was selected as a finalist for the Art Renewal Center 2019 Salon Competition. I also teach basic drawing and painting to a handful of students from our studio in Norris, Tennessee.

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