Garage and Trailer, Cherokee, North Carolina
Cathryn Griffin (1955- ) is a photographer who uses color as a key conceptual and visual element in her artwork. When photographing landscapes, she attempts to record human impact and experience on a geographical region. She has participated in group exhibitions in New York, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and Massachusetts. She has had solo exhibitions at the Gainesville College Art Gallery in Gainesville, GA, Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, East Campus Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC, Women's Studio Workshop, Kingston, NY and The Midtown Y Photo Gallery in New York. She received the Ford Foundation Grant in 1980, the Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant in 1984, the Western Carolina University Research Grant in 1989, a Best of Show from National Exposures in 1990 and a Western Carolina University Research Grant in 1998. Griffin's work is in the permanent collection of the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, MA, the University Gallery of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, the St. John's Museum, Wilmington, NC and the University of Tennessee Art Gallery in Knoxville, TN.