ABOVE: Camden Centre for Learning, Architype  I  Photograph by Dennis Gilbert
While making the artwork of a metal “embroidery” of flowers embedded in the school’s fencing, Catherine collaborated with students.

CATHERINE HARRINGTON: SELECTED CV​

Catherine studied fine art at City Lit, London during 2016-2018. Since 2017 Catherine has been developing her artwork in independent study at Studio Ell, New York.

Catherine’s art practice is informed by her early training and work as an architect. She studied architecture at University of Waterloo, Canada and the Architectural Association, UK. She is a registered Client Adviser at the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).

Her experience has led to an expertise in coordinating art and design projects, and she leads workshops with schools, community groups, environmental groups and charities. Catherine has been involved in teaching design for many years. She is a regular visiting lecturer and critic in the AED Masters programme at the University of Westminster. She has been an invited lecturer at universities in the UK, Canada and Portugal. In 2020, Catherine presented her artwork at the Anthropology and Geography Conference: “Dialogues Past, Present, Future”, Royal Anthropological Institute, London.

Born in Canada, Catherine is based in Hackney, London. She is a member of Five Years, an artists’ organisation and Alt:mfa, a peer led artist group. She is a participant in the anti-fracking campaign group FrackOff London and EcoACTIVE, a charity which offers environmental education to local schools.

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WALKS, EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

WALK THROUGH A WORKHOUSE September & June 2022
A series of group walks and onsite installations, hosted by London Festival of Architecture & Sound September Festival, as part of the REFUGIA walking art project, supported by Five Years Gallery, London

WALK N19 February 2022
Public walk and onsite installation in Hillside Park, in collaboration with Bettina Fung, as part of the REFUGIA walking art project, supported by Five Years Gallery, London

COLLECTORS & DEBTORS June 2022
A group walk in Central London, hosted by London Festival of Architecture 2022

YOU SEE ME, SEEING YOU June 2021
Public outdoor performance in East London, produced by Catherine and co-directed with Mirei Yazawa; selected as “Curator’s Pick” during the London Festival of Architecture 2021

TREES TALK June 2021
Outdoor public walk, performance and onsite installation in London Fields, London in collaboration with Bettina Fung, hosted by the London Festival of Architecture 2021

SMALL FILE MEDIA FESTIVAL August 2020
Catherine’s film “Visiting Each Other” selected for viewing at the Festival, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

TOURING LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS July 2019
A group walk, hosted by London Festival of Architecture 2019

EXHIBITIONS

Seeking Refugia September 2022
Collaborative art project REFUGIA, hosted by Five Years Gallery, London
Artwork: “Walk through a workhouse” Mixed media installation

Resurgence June 2022
Group Show at Sweet Art Gallery, London
Artworks: “Beneath our Feet” – sculptures & 2D works

Plosives! May 2019
Group exhibition at Group Projects Gallery, Andrews Street, London
Artworks: drawings and site installation “Fake News”

A Selection of Artists February 2019
Group show at Ugly Duck Gallery, Tanner Street, London
Artwork: sculpture “Site Unseen: Industrial Residue Series”

Hidden in Plain Sight October 2018
Group show at Transport for London Gallery, Walthamstow, London
Artwork: screenprint “Mapping Migration Routes”

Respond to the Future May 2018
Group show at Group Projects Gallery, Andrews Street, London
Sculpture “Industrial Residue Series 01”

Beneath the Surface July 2017
Group Exhibit at Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green Road, London
Artworks: installation, prints and sculptures “Beneath the Surface”
See “Beneath the Surface” for exhibit photos

ART RESIDENCIES

Online Residency for Alt:mfa, 2020 Organised by Catherine Harrington & Debora Mo
Studio Residency, February 2019 at Kelder Gallery, London N1
Invited Group Artist Residency, May 2019 at Group Projects Studio, London E8
Invited Group Artist Residency, May 2018 at Group Projects Studio, London E8