Cathryne Trachok

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Cathryne Trachok

United States

Cathryne Trachok has been an artist for the pasat 35 years. Since graduating from the University of Nevada with a BFA, she has attended Art Center College of Design, worked in commercial art, illustrated children's books, and done public artworks.  She is currently working as a fine artist, supplementing her studio time by attending workshops with some of the most prestigious artists in contemporary art today, including David Leffel and Sherrie McGraw.  Her paintings have been commissioned by the Reno Rodeo, Federal Judges, and clients from Greece to Hawaii.  Her work has been featured in shows and Galleries throughout the Southwestern United States.  She completed a 6' x 18' mural for the Children's Section of the Napa County Library.  Years later the mural's theme was used to remodel the Library.  In the past few years she has been accepted into many National Juried Competitions, including Oil Painters of America- National and Western RegionalShows, Women Artists of the West annual juried exhibition, California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition, American Women Artists, and Art Renewal Center International Salon Show.  In 2015 she won Best of Show in the AWA National Juried Exhibition in Scottsdale, AZ.  She is a Signature Member of the AWA.  Along with the AWA, she belongs to Oil Painters of America, International Guild of Realism, Art Renewal Center, and California Art Club (artist member).  She lives in Napa, CA with her family.  Currently her artwork is represented by Mary Williams Fine Arts in Boulder, CO, and Cheryl Newby Gallery in Pawley's Island, SC.

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