Cathy Savels, an exciting Belgian Artist based in the south-west of France is bringing her works to the U.K. Cathy Savels is an emerging Belgian artist based in south-west France. Originally trained as an interior designer, over the past five years Cathy has been using her creative skill to produce original art works.

Cathy’s works combine the traditional medium of painting with the use of other materials such as string, paper and cloth to create beautiful textured works which are both striking and accessible for the viewer. The nature of the works invite viewers to touch and become involved on many sensory level. The tactile and aesthetic qualities of the work have proved a great success and Cathy exhibits widely across the south of France as well as fulfilling a number of commissions for private buyers on a regular basis.

Cathy’s work is influenced by her childhood in her father’s cabinet makers workshop and by watching her mother’s work as a seamstress. Here Cathy absorbed information about materials such as wood, fabrics, wool and paper, learning about their qualities, which has become a vital influence on her work today.

Cathy’s biggest inspiration is nature and organic structures. The textures, patterns and details created by nature are a driving force for Cathy’s creativity, she is fascinated by nature as art in absolute detail and strives to engage the viewer through the observation of nature’s tiny details.