Silicon Valley Open Studios

Connecting artists to art enthusiasts

Artist: Catherine Ley

Red Waterlily
Title: Red Waterlily
Description: Acrylic on canvas
Media: Painting
Size: 48 x 36
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Contact Catherine Ley



2018  Showings

wheelchair accessible

May 12 - 13 , Site: 131
26850 Ortega Drive
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022


May 19 - 20 , Site: 19
338 Oakview Drive
San Carlos, CA 94070


About Catherine Ley

In my art, I explore color and form in images primarily of nature – plants, trees and landscapes – using watercolor, ink and acrylics on large canvases. I am inspired by the Japanese esthetic, which emphasizes the “Ma” – negative space – and enjoy making compositions where what is not there – Ma – is as important as what is there. 
Painting provides a wonderful meditative counterbalance to my work as a scientist and allows me to visualize the beauty of the wider natural world.