Catherine D. McManus

Photographer, Artist, Designer

Education

Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication, Franklin University, Columbus, OH

Assoc. of Arts, focus in Photography & Graphic Design, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH

 

Exhibitions

2021 – Size Matters – Squares Group Exhibition. Stella’s Art Gallery, Willoughby, OH.

2021 – Solo Exhibition, Water is My Element. Geauga County Public Library, Bainbridge Branch, Chagrin Falls, OH.

2021 – BAYarts Annual Juried Exhibition. BAYarts, Bay Village, OH.

2020- Photography Only Group Exhibition. Stella’s Art Gallery, Willoughby, OH. 1st Place for All The White Horses IV

2020 – Northeast Ohio Group Exhibition. Stella’s Art Gallery, Willoughby, OH. 2nd Place for Lake Erie Sunset

2020 – Creative Women Today V Group Exhibition. Creative Space Avon, Avon, OH. BEST OF SHOW for Spellbound

2020 – Shades of Gray+ Group Exhibition. Creative Space Avon, Avon, OH

2019-2020 – Snap to Grid Group Exhibition. Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

2019 – Infinite Madness Group Exhibition. 818 Studios, Tremont, Cleveland, OH

2019 – 52 Weeks 52 Works Group Exhibition. Baldwin Wallace University’s Fawick Gallery, Berea, OH

2019 – Altered Landscapes Group Exhibition. Mac’s Backs Books, Coventry Village, Cleveland Heights, OH

2019 – Cleveland Photography Fest Group Exhibition. The Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood, OH

2019 – Cleveland Photography Fest Sell & Show Show. The Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood, OH

2019 – Exhibited work becomes part of permanent collection of McDowell Homes in Solon, OH

2019 – The Ends of the Earth…Lead You Home – Cain Park, Cleveland Heights, OH

2019 – Sunsets & Snapshots. 5 Points Coffee & Tea, Cleveland, OH

2018 – Mystic Woodland. 24 Karrot Kitchen, Brecksville, OH

2018 – 2019 – Group Exhibition. McDowell Homes, Solon, OH

2018 – Mystic Woodland. 5 Points Coffee & Tea, Cleveland, OH

2009 – Solo Exhibition, Lynnwood Arts Commission, Seattle, WA

2007 – Snap to Grid Group Exhibition. Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

2007 – What’s in your Creative Pocket? Group Exhibition. Lakeland Art Gallery, Kirtland, OH

2004 – Group Exhibition. The Enclave, Willoughby, OH

2002 – Student Show. Lakeland Art Gallery, Kirtland, OH

 

Publications

2020 Desk Calendar – 52 Weeks 52 Works

October, 2017 – Victoriana – commissioned album artwork for Emmy-nominated soundtrack

April, 2010 – Avalon Revisited – commissioned cover artwork for Amazon bestselling novel

December, 2009 – ALT Fashion Magazine, UK- digital art spread

November, 2009 – Spirit Seeker Magazine, USA – cover image

October, 2009 – Spirit Seeker Magazine, USA – cover image

June, 2009 – FAE Magazine, UK – digital art spread

May, 2008 – Photographs licensed by greeting card company Sincerely, Fido

December, 2002 – The Lakelander

May, 2000 – The News Herald

 

Awards

2020 – 1st Place for All The White Horses IV, “Photography Only” Group Exhibition. Stella’s Art Gallery

2020 – 2nd Place for Lake Erie Sunset, “Northeast Ohio” juried exhibition. Stella’s Art Gallery

2020 – Best of Show for Spellbound, “Creative Women Today V” juried exhibition, Creative Space Avon

2019 – Crystal Award Of Merit for From A Dream, Gallery Ring

2010 – National Parks Photo Contest Winner (chosen by Ken Burns), Boston.com

2006 – Nikon D-50 Demo Photo Contest Winner, Dodd Camera

2000 – Press Photography Awards, Northeastern Ohio Scholastic Press Association (NOSPA) – Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication

 

Articles

A Labor of Loss and Love – Scriptype Publishing, July 2018

 

Experience

2021 – Battle of the Teal – Visual Arts Adjudication Panel

2020 – Battle of the Teal – Visual Arts Adjudication Panel

2016 – Current: Art & Digital Marketing Director, Nonprofit Org., Cleveland, OH

2006 – Current: Graphic Designer (self-employed / contract)

2003 – Current: Photo Retouching & Restoration (self-employed / contract)

2006 – 2017: Web Designer (self-employed / contract)

2000 – 2006: Photo Lab Technician & Manager, Dodd Camera, Mentor, OH