Appearances, donated works, accomplishments, & accolades.
Cat Swartz was on a 3 person jury for 540 entrants for the National Arts Program 20th Annual for Greater Cleveland at Cudell Fine Arts. The largest juried show in Cleveland & largest NAP exhibition to date. This show accepts ages 1 through professional for Cleveland residents and Cle city employees. Jurists also had one sample of their work on display with the rest of the exhibition.
Pictured: Spinus Microtus & the Mystic by Cat Swartz, 2018
Lake County Ohio public art project. Ten artists were chosen to paint and/or sculpt on blank fiberglass bears to be on display for public throughout the city of Mentor, OH, during the summer of 2019 & put up for auction in Sept 2019 to benefit the community. Cat Swartz titled her bear, King of the Marsh, & displayed at Eleanor B. Garfield Park.
Beacon Amongst the Apple Blossoms was a collaborate charity piece with Ame West of West Orchards in Perry Ohio. Cat Swartz sculpted the male northern cardinal, fungi, handmade stained the wood base, & handpainted. Ame West created the apple blossoms from paper.
Manifestion was awarded two places in Freak Art Show at Stella's Art Gallery, Best of Show & First Place.
Poeciles Mures & the Mystic placed first in Mixed Media category at the Northeast Ohio Inspired Art Show at Stella’s Art Gallery.
Interlude placed first in Animals category at Photographers Only show at Stella's Art Gallery.
Gertrude, a small original sculpt & textile doll, placed 2nd Mixed Media at 2nd Annual Black & White Show at Stella's Art Gallery.
Vulpes, latin for fox, art plush (created in 2017) placed second in Oddball Art Show at Stella’s Art Gallery in 2018.
Before the Last Spring Frost placed third at Stella's Art Gallery in the 2018 Black & White show.
Soft Curl received Honorable Mention in the 43rd Fairmount Art Exhibition in 2019.
Donated three 8”x10” handsigned & glass/wood framed bird photographs & one mini 3”x3” box canvas acrylic painting of a kitten with a halo in their art auction portion of the Waterloo Alley Cats Project fundraiser.
Waterloo Alley Cat Project’s mission includes rescuing cats in neighborhoods throughout Cleveland, trap-neuter/spay-return programs (TNR) have proven to be effective in humanely managing feral and stray cats while at the same time reducing their numbers.
Donated four mat, wooden framed, handsigned archival photographs From top right to bottom left for the House of Mews Rescue’s Benefit Fundraiser: A Charming Little Floof, male dark eyed junco; Attitude2, female northern cardinal; Banjo Diddly Dance Dance Dance, male indigo bunting; & Interlude, white breasted nuthatch.
A Cry for Help custom created for the House of Mews Rescue first annual benefit fundraiser, Kitten Ka Noodle 2017.
Ace Tyto, named for Ace Frehley (from the band, Kiss) & Tyto, barn owl.
This piece was auctioned to raise fund for a scholarship for a theater student at Cuyahoga Community College in local Cleveland celebrity actor & comedian, Jimmy Green's name. Jimmy Green's favorite band was Kiss & fave member was Ace Frehley (Spaceman).
Wooden signs handpainted by Cat Swartz (wood: cut & sanded by her other half, Charlie Deak). Created for the House of Mews Rescue for their adoption events & general adoption photos for their cats & kittens.
Donated 2 hand signed archival framed wildlife photograph prints to Blank Canvas Theatre, Attitude (female cardinal) & Charmed (male slate colored dark eyed junco).
Interviewed by Peter de Kuster, read interview here.
The Art of Compassion (AOC) Project is an international art collective that aims to support the compassionate lifestyle of veganism by donating 100 percent of proceeds from various art projects to non-profit vegan organizations.
Currently, The AOC Project is supported by over 190 artists from twenty-eight countries.
2019 Fairmount Center for the Arts, Novelty OH, 43rd Annual Fairmount Art Exhibition
2019 Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood OH, Vision of a Gypsy Queen
2019 Carol & John’s Comics, Cleveland OH, FCBD: The X-Men
2019 Cudell Fine Arts, Cleveland OH, National Arts Program 20th Annual, jurist
2019 Stella’s Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Black & White Show
2018 Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood OH, Holiday Show
2018 Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood OH, Je Suis Amelie
2018 Art on Madison, Lakewood OH- solo exhibition - Cat Swartz In The Familiar World of Impossible Curiosities
2018 Doubting Thomas Gallery, Cleveland OH, Fear & Death Exhibition
2018 Stella’s Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Oddball Art Show
2018 Stella’s Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Northeast Ohio Art Show
2018 Stella's Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Photographers Only
2018 Stella's Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Size Matters
2018 Faimount Center for the Arts, Novelty OH, 42nd Annual Fairmount Art Exhibition
2018 Stella's Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Life, An Earth Day Celebration
2018 Stella's Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Black & White
2017 Stella's Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Freak Art Show
2017 Stella's Art Gallery, Mentor OH, Northeast Ohio Art Show