Cathy Hillegas is a watercolor artist who is known for her amazing watercolor paintings of trees and nature. Her paintings are close to nature and surroundings. She took a career in writing and counseling. But Cathy reached into art world after attending a watercolor workshop in 1993. She attended several sessions and practiced well. Her parents loved the art of drawing and painting. They inspired and encouraged Cathy to paint. Now Cathy takes watercolor workshops and classes in the very same class which she attended years back.
Cathy lives in Indiana with her husband and two children. Her watercolor paintings of leaves and flowers are realistic and outlines natural values. She has participated in several shows and exhibitions throughout the country.
- Best of Show in the Art festival (Madison Chautauqua)2012
- The Best of Watercolor 2012
- Outstanding Watercolor Award, Bold Brush Painting Contest (2012)