Catherine Brooks cultivated her aesthetic growing up in Richmond VA. She has a BFA from the Pratt Institute of Art and Design in Brooklyn, NY and completed a residency at Campus Hanoi in Vietnam. After moving to LA for a number of years, her work appeared regularly in Thinkspace, POP, The Hive and The Proposition galleries, she also participated in The Kokeshi Show at the Japanese American National Museum. Additionally, Brooks has received extensive press coverage over the years. Reviews have appeared in such publications as Juxtapoz, LA Weekly, ArtLovers NY, Art Narcotic, SF Weekly, Daily Dujour and Arrested Motion. Her work has been sold at Scope London, Miami, New York and Basel. " I am building a story that I want to tell. Because I use non-verbal means to deliver narrative, I must have a wider vocabulary. I know that we are all naked, and through allegorical symbolism, the nude form is given its most universal power. The often trivialized physical truths of our bodies are, in the end, what connect us."