Jumping Horse with Reins, County Sligo, Ireland - Silver Gelatin Print, Archival Pigment Prints
This image captures the essence of the wild beauty and spirit of the horse jumping up, ready to take off through fields in County Sligo, Ireland.
County Sligo is in northwestern Ireland, known for the legacy of local poet W.B. Yeats, whose grave is in a cemetery in Drumcliff, near flat-topped Benbulbin Mountain. In Lough Gill, tiny Innisfree Island inspired one of his poems. The Caves of Kesh, famous in Irish mythology, are in south County Sligo. A recent decoding of the work of Marinus of Tyre and Ptolemy shows Sligo as the likely location of Nagnata, an important place of assembly in the Iron Age. Nearly half of Sligo is rough pasture, predominantly in the mountains, hills, and peat bogs. The many megalithic cemeteries and early churches and monastic settlements scattered throughout the county make Sligo one of the richest archaeological sites in Europe.
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Catherine began her professional photographic career as a staff photographer for the anti-war paper The New York Free Press and worked for newspapers and magazines covering the political crisis of the 70s.
Her work has been used by corporations, industrial and editorial clients and have appeared in magazines, textbooks, annual reports, corporate brochures and photo book collections.
She has exhibited her work in the U.S. and Europe, with one-woman shows at Nikon Gallery, Soho Photos, (she was a founding member of Soho Photo), Forum, Trade Center Gallery and others. Group shows have included Leica Gallery, First Woman’s Bank, MIT, United Nations, Museum of Natural History, Museum of the City of New York and others.
She has had portfolios published in many photo anthologies, including Family of Women, Photo, Zoom, Popular Photograph, Women See Men and others. She established and directed the photography department for Chemical Bank.
She also represented OXFAM on a trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Australia.
Museum of the City of New York