Catherine Hyde

‘She is, if you will, a visual poet weaving images, symbols and archetypes into paintings that resonate in the subconscious and linger there like half-remembered dreams or the dark fairy stories with which she has such affiliation’. Pip Palmer, Galleries Magazine


Artist, writer, photographer and award-winning illustrator Catherine Hyde lives in Cornwall with her family.  She  trained in Fine Art Painting at The Central School of Art in London and is renowned for her symbolic, atmospheric paintings and her poetic books.  

She has won the Holyer an Gof award for poetry for The Bee and The Sun and an English Association Award for The Princess’ Blankets by Carol And Duffy.  All of her picture books have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Award for Illustration.


Her website shop sells limited edition reproductions of her paintings along with cards, books and originals.