Exhibition | Dumfries and Galloway Fine Arts Society Summer Exhibition

1. July – 5. August 2023

Dumfries and Galloway Fine Arts Society Summer Exhibition

Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries DG1 1JQ. (Open Tue-Sat 10am-5pm).

Event | Kirkcudbright Art and Crafts Trail

29. July – 1. August 2022

Kirkcudbright Art and Crafts Trail

Studio 7, WASPS Studios, 117 High Street, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JG.

29. July – 1. August. Find me in studio 7 at the top of the stairs in WASPS studios. 

Event | Spring Fling 2022

2. – 5. June 2022

Spring Fling
Purple Route, Open Studio 29

Studio 7, WASPS Studios, 117 High Street, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4JG.

2. – 5. June. Find me in studio 7 at the top of the stairs in WASPS studios. As the studio is a small space, the windows will be kept open where possible and we may need to limit the number of visitors in the room at the same time. Please follow the general covid guidance in place for the WASPS building, hand sanitiser will be at the door, and please wear a mask. Thank you.

Studio 29 – more info about visiting my studio.

Event | Borders Art Fair | Kelso

25. March – 27. March 2022. Preview 24.March

photograph of a gouache painting 'Sphagnum and sundew, Kirkconnell Flow' by Catherine Coulson © 2019
Borders Art Fair

Borders Events Centre, Border Union Showground, Springwood Park, Kelso, TD5 8LS.

25. March – 27. March 2022. Borders Art Fair. Preview evening 6pm-9pm Thursday 24th March. Friday 25th March 10am – 4pm. Saturday 26th March 10am – 5pm. Sunday 27th March 10am – 4pm. Find work at the Wasps stand.

Exhibition | Surface | The Briggait

Solo Exhibition. 8. February – 28. February 2022

photograph of art exhibition by Cat Coulson at the Briggait Gallery, Glasgow

The Briggait. 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ

8th – 28th February 2022. 

Open weekdays 9am – 5pm T: 0141 553 5890

Exhibition | 10 Years On, Kirkcudbright Galleries

10. July – 28. November 2021

10 Years On, Kirkcudbright Galleries

Mitchell Gallery, Kirkcudbright Galleries, St. Mary Street, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, DG6 4AA

10 Years On – Saturday 10th July – Sunday 28thNovember. 

Physical exhibition celebrating 10 years of Wasps Kirkcudbright Artists.

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Digital Exhibition | Wasps Kircudbright Artists ’10 Years on’ Digital Exhibition

10. July – 31. August 2021. Digital Opening 9. July

Wasps Kirkcudbright Artists


Wasps Kirkcudbright Artists Digital Exhibition  from 10th July – 31st August

Partner exhibition to ’10 Years On’ with online access featuring separate works. Digital Opening 9. July @

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Exhibition | Looking In Window exhibitions

5. – 12. October 2020

Looking In

The Whitehouse Gallery, 47 St Mary Street, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4DU

As part of the promotion for Spring Fling 2020, window displays have been set up to allow people to see work without visiting a studio. Venues include The Look Out, Langholm, The Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright & Number 11, Wigtown. My work can be seen at The Whitehouse Gallery in Kirkcudbright. Visit the Looking in page for more details.

Digital Event | Spring Fling 2020 Rescheduled – NEW DATES ANNOUNCED

5. – 12. October 2020 | Scotland’s Premier Art and Craft Open Studios Event

Information poster for Spring Fling Art and Crafts Open Studios
Spring Fling


Spring Fling Rescheduled will take place from 5-12 October 2020. It will be an online event with an extensive digital programme open to all audiences. Please visit for more information.

Studio 29 online

Please come and visit me here online in my VIRTUAL STUDIO during the week as there will be daily updates with brand new work added and special Spring Fling discounts. I will be online if you fancy a chat or if you have any questions. 

Digital Event | A Postcard from D&G

24. August – 6. September 2020 | Upland members online exhibition

A Postcard from D&G


An online exhibition of postcard sized and small–scale work by Upland members celebrating our magnificent region Dumfries and Galloway.

See Upland’s event page for link to exhibition

News release

Digital Event | Spring Fling 2020 | SF|At Home 

18. – 25. May 2020 LIVE online event

Spring Fling


This year Spring Fling is looking a little different, and although the main event is currently postponed, many of the artists want to stay connected and offer an online experience. Check out whats happening here at, from 12pm 18th May… read more

Event | Spring Fling 2020 POSTPONED

23. – 25. May 2020 | Scotland’s Premier Art and Craft Open Studios Event

This event has been postponed…

SPRING FLING Purple Route Studio 29

Wasps_ Studios, 117 High Street, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, DG6 4JG.

Kirkcudbright Art and Crafts Trail CANCELLED

31.July – 3.August 2020

This event has been cancelled…

Kirkcudbright Art and Crafts Trail

Wasps_ Studios, Studio 7, 117 High Street, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, DG6 4JG

Friday 31st July – 3rd August

Exhibition | Reserve @ Mr Pook’s Kitchen

Solo exhibition 2019-2020


The Old Bank, 38 King Street, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 1AD

I am pleased to announce a local collaboration with the innovative Ed Pooks, chef of Mr Pook’s Kitchen in Castle Douglas which specialises in sustainably foraged foods and supports local producers… read more

Exhibition | The Big Art Project | Kirkcudbright Galleries

Saturday 5. October & Sunday 6. October 2019

The Big Art Project

KIRKCUDBRIGHT GALLERIES, St. Mary Street, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4AA.

The Big Art Project Exhibition and Fundraising Event. Artwork by pupils of Kirkcudbright Primary School, inspired by working with local artists. Display and auction of work by artists Catherine Coulson, Jane Howe, Margaret Milligan, Carol Reece and Kathleen Woods. Proceeds to Kirkcudbright Primary School Parent Council. 5.October 10am-5pm & 6.October 12noon-5pm.

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Exhibition | Modern Wilderness | Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

Solo Exhibition Sun 28. July – Sat 14. September 2019

Modern Wilderness

CAERLAVEROCK GALLERY The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, DG1 4RS 

10am – 5pm daily

Visit Caerlaverock website

Event | Spring Fling 2019

25. – 27. May 2019 | Scotland’s Premier Art and Craft Open Studios Event

Spring Fling

Studio 54

Great to be selected again as a participant in Spring Fling Art and Craft Open Studios Event in Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland. This year’s dates are 25th-27th May 2019.

Spring Fling website

bbc press release

Exhibition | From Galloway | Bourne Hall

Solo Exhibition 12. – 17. November 2018

From Galloway

Bourne Hall Gallery, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 1UF T: 020 8393 9571 

Solo exhibition opens Monday 12th November – Saturday 17th November 2018

For more info see From Galloway

Exhibition | Summer Exhibition | Barons Craig Hotel

June-August 2018

Summer Exhibition

The Drawing Room, Barons Craig Hotel, Rockcliffe, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, DG5 4QF

Solo exhibition of works throughout the Summer

Event | Spring Fling 2018

26th – 28th May 2018 | Scotland’s Premier Art and Craft Open Studios Event

Spring Fling 2018

Studio 48 on the Orange Route

 The Drawing Room, Baron’s Craig Hotel, Rockcliffe, DG54QF

Event 26th – 28th May 10.30am – 5.30pm

Preview evening Friday 25th May 6-8pm

Late night opening Saturday 26th May 6-8pm

Article | Scottish Field | Spring Fling event gives artists a sense of Place

Kenny Smith 13.04.2018

Scottish Field Magazine

excerpt: Catherine Coulson added: ‘As a landscape artist and naturalist, inspired by nature and wilderness, my work focuses on place, looking beyond the aesthetic or geographic idea of location, into the depths of what makes an environment…

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Exhibition | Place | Ottersburn Gallery, Dumfries

17 April – 7 May 2018


Ottersburn Gallery  2A Nith Avenue, Dumfries, DG1 1EF

Preview: Tuesday 17th April 6-8pm – a great opportunity to meet some of the artists.

This exhibition Place will celebrate the diverse practice that Spring Fling showcases, highlight the role this region and others play in the artist’s practice and give visitors to the exhibition a snapshot of our region through these works.

Exhibition | SeeingScotland | The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Permanent exhibition open March 2017

Seeing Scotland

Scottish Parliament, 1 Horse Wynd, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

My photograph ‘Fire and Ice’ is being displayed as part of the new onsite exhibition ‘A Parliament for the People’ at The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. #SeeingScotland was a photography competition ‘to reflect the beauty and diversity of Scotland’s urban, coastal and wild spaces’.

Fore more information see Seeing Scotland exhibition