Catherine K. Ferrell

Cathy Standing with bird sculpture

Cathy was born April 27, 1947 in Michigan, moving to Florida in 1955. Her art studies began in grade school at Delray Beach, and more seriously at Palm Beach Day School. Her sculpture and paintings won awards at the Society of the Four Art in Palm Beach throughout secondary school.


M.A. Sculpture University of Miami, FL
B.A. Sculpture Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL
Studies at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Further Study in Pietrasanta, Italy
Apprenticeship with Montoya International Art Studios
Studies with Stanley Bleifield, Jill Burkee, Lincoln Fox, Jerry Balciar, Kirsten Kokkin, Jo Saylors, Zahourek,Veryl Goodnight, George Lundeen, Blair Buswell, Rosalind Cook, Walter Matia. Commissions done in Pietrasanta and Carrara, Italy went to collections in Milan, West Germany and Paris.

Recent Juried and Solo Exhibitions

  • The Members Show, The Bennington Collective, 2017
  • Gallery Artist's Show, Cheryl Newby Gallery, 2017
  • Color, Form and Space, Cornell Museum of Art and American History, Crest Theatre Galleries, Delray Beach, FL, 2009-2010
  • Florida Calling: Sea, Sky, and Land, Sculpture by Cathy Ferrell, Gallery 14, Vero Beach, FL
  • Cathy Ferrell, Sculpture 2007, The Master's Gallery of Fine Art, CO
  • Spirit of Sea and Land: Sculpture by Catherine Ferrell, Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, SC, 2003
  • Solo Exhibition, Pen & Brush, NY 2002
  • National Sculpture Society 75th Annual Awards Exhibition, 2008
  • American Society of Marine Artists 14 National Exhibition, Chase Center, Wilmington, DE, 2008
  • Salmagundi Club Annual Combined Exhibition, NY, 2000-2008
  • Art of the Animal Kingdom, Bennington Center for the Arts. VT, 2001-2002, 2004, 2006-7
  • American Society of Marine Artists, Vero Beach Museum of Art, FL, 2005
  • Nine Exceptional Artists, Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, SC, 2005
  • Art in the Atrium, National Sculpture Society, NY, 2002
  • Angels, Cupids and Winged Creatures of Fantasy, National Sculpture Society, NY, 2002
  • A Magnificent Menagerie: Animals in Sculpture, Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC, 2001
  • National Sculpture Society Annual Awards Exhibition, SC and NY, 2001
  • 51st National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism in Art, Academic Artists Association, MA, 2001
  • 105th Annual Exhibition, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NY, 2001

Awards and Grants

  • Sculptor in residence, Brookgreen Gardens 2000-2001
  • National Sculpture Society 2001 68th Annual, Bedi Maki Award
  • Audubon Artists of America 1999, Silver Metal of Honor
  • Council of American Artists Award, Academic Artists of America
  • Cornell Museum Award Inspirations 2000
  • Salmagundi Club, Presidents Award
  • American Artists Professional League
  • Grand National Exhibition
  • The Arts Fest Award
  • The Pen and Brush Award
  • The Salmagundi Club, Inc., The Elliot Liskin Memorial Award
  • Audubon Artists, Inc.
  • Academics Artists of America
  • The First Roger Tory Peterson Institute Award for outstanding depiction of nature

Selected Collections

  • Brookgreen Gardens Collection, SC
  • Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Bennex International, Oslo, Norway
  • United World College, New Mexico
  • Gunter Schultz-Franke, Architect, Osnabruch, West Germany
  • Dr. Paul Gingras, Palm Beach, FL


  • The Bennington Collective, Signature Member
  • National Sculpture Society, Associate Member
  • American Artists Professional League, Inc., Fellow
  • Pen and Brush, Inc.
  • Salmagundi Club, Inc.
  • Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc., Assoc.
  • Knickerbocher Artists, Inc., Charter Member
  • South East Sculpture Association, Inc. Charter Member
  • Audubon Artists, Inc., Assoc.
  • The Museum of Women in the Arts, Charter Member and work included in archives
  • American Academy of Women Artists, Signature Member
  • Allied Artists of America, Assoc.
  • COGAP, Assoc.
  • American Artists Professional League
  • Society of Animal Artists

Catherine K. Ferrell Sculpture