About C.A.Hiley

"The starting point for all work is drawing - drawing of things seen and unseen, imagined, dreamed, heard of, read about, or simply scribbled down in a free associative manner. I use the unexpected, almost coincidental pictorial structures from sketchbook work to make original prints. In origin and intent these drawings have much in common with marginalia of medieval manuscripts, doodles and scribbles by established artists and non-artists: images deemed unimportant and unserious even at the time of their making. The magic lies in these unwatched moments." - C.A.Hiley

Born to English and Canadian parents, Catherine Anne Hiley grew up in Germany where she attended first art classes at the University of Regensburg. After a Foundation Course in Art and Design at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, she studied Fine Art at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee as well as completing an exchange semester at the Emily Carr Institute (now University) of Art and Design, Vancouver. She graduated in Berlin in 2007 and moved to Scotland in 2008, where she became a member of Edinburgh Printmakers. Catherine currently lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Recent Exhibitions

Artists' BookMarket, Customs Lane, Leith

Artists' BookMarket, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Alight - VAS/SSA Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh

East Goes West, The Gallery @ The Mussel Inn, Glasgow
From Paper to Gold, 50th anniversary exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh

Society of Scottish Artists 119th Annual Open Exhibition, Edinburgh
RSA Open 2016, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Marginalia, Lithografisches Kabinett, Eichstätt, Germany
Gallery TEN at Ryedale Folk Museum, Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton le Hole, North Yorkshire

Society of Scottish Artists 117th Annual Open Exhibition, Edinburgh
Le Immagini della Fantasia, Sàrmede, Italy
EH? St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

The Written Image, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh
Christmas at TEN, Spektrum Collective, Gallery Ten, Edinburgh
Meet the Illustrators, Gallery TEN, Edinburgh

Ten from TEN, Gallery TEN, Edinburgh
Licht – Farbe – Linie, Spreehöfe, Berlin
Wonderland, 03 Gallery, Oxford
Special Editions, The Golden Hare, Edinburgh

First Press, Spektrum Collective, Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh
Inspired, Coburg House Studios, Leith
BITE, Mall Galleries, London
Fixed Dimensions, Amber Arts Gallery, Edinburgh
Visual Arts Scotland 2011 Annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh

Winter Exhibition “Myths and Legends”, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh
Featured Artist November 4th – 23rd at Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh
The Space Between, Amber Arts Gallery, Edinburgh
Society of Scottish Artists 113th Annual Open Exhibition, RSA Buildings, Edinburgh
Visual Arts Scotland 2010 Annual Exhibition, RSA Buildings, Edinburgh
Originals10, Mall Galleries, London