Cathy Groulx O.S.A. is an award winning, international artist, born in London Ontario Canada. She paints with traditional oils on canvas from photographic references.
She has had forty (40) solo exhibitions and participated in well over four hundred group shows since 1989. She has exhibited in Denmark, France, the USA and Canada, and curated as well as participated in an exhibition of seven (7) artists in Holland in 2009. Her paintings have gone to ten Countries including one to Taiwan as a gift from The County of Oxford, and one to Sylvania Ohio USA, a gift from the City of Woodstock.
Her work is in numerous private, corporate and public collections. Some of these include The Government of Ontario, The Woodstock Art Gallery, The Woodstock Hospital, Oxford County Administration Building, Pacific and Western Bank of Canada, Four String Banjo Hall of Fame in the USA, 3 Woodingford Lodges, Goderich Aircraft Inc., Ernie Hardeman MPP, The Masons etc.
She has been the recipient of a number of Ontario Arts Council Exhibition grants.
Her numerous awards have included Best in Shows at the Central Ontario Art Association 2019 members juried show at The Etobicoke Civic Centre Toronto and in their 2018 show at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Winning numerous public choice and juried awards, this includes a ‘Paint Ontario’ Founders Purchase Award. She and her partner received Best in Show in the OSA pARTners travelling Exhibition, awarded by Wyndham Arts. She received an Honourable Mention in the Arabella magazine’s Canada wide Landscape Competition and the Westmount Gallery Award of Merit in the NEXT2 juried show at The Toronto Arts and Letters Club.
She teaches, lectures, and acts as a Juror/judge for painting and photographic competitions. Her paintings have included murals for The Town of Ingersoll, Woodstock’s Sakura House, The Alzheimer’s Society-Woodstock and theatre sets.
A member of The Woodstock Art Gallery, she formerly co-chaired their Advisory Committee. She’s an elected member/Director of the Ontario Society of Artists (OSA), a former Chairperson of The Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre and is a member of several other art organizations.