Cathy Carman was born in Portlaoise and studied sculpture at NCAD.
She is widely acclaimed for her figurative work in wood, stone, bronze and ceramic.
Her expressionist style is also evident in the many public commissions she undertook, notably at the
St Kilian Deutche School Dublin
Parnell Street,Summerhill, Dublin Corporation
Blasket Island Visitors Centre, Dingle, Kerry
Col. James Fitmaurice.Laois
Sligo County Council offices, Riverside, Sligo
Tullamore Garda Station
Castlerea Prison, Roscommon
Drumcoora Drumshambo, Co Leitrim
NS School Naomh Eoin Laois
Teagasc, Oak Park, Carlow
She continues to exhibit regularly, both in-group and solo shows both in Ireland and abroad, and her more recent work has used digital imaging, natural materials found objects and sound to contextualize and counterpoint the figure.
Her work is held in numerous public collections including
The Bank of Ireland Collection
Dublin County Council
Allied Irish Banks Collection
County Hall, Laois County Council
Standard Life Insurance Company
The National Self Portrait Collection, Limerick.
Tyrone Guthrie Collection, Annamakerrig.
Cathy is a member of Aosdana