Cathy Carey

Carey received a BFA in Painting. Upon graduation, she worked in several printing companies and for the art department at Circuit City Рwho moved her to LA in 1987. In 1989, she moved to San Diego to be art director for a newspaper group. In 1991, Carey started her own business, Elements Graphic Design. Throughout this time she also painted, as a Contemporary Expressive Colorist. She maintains a studio and teaches workshops in San Diego, CA and Santa Fe, NM. Carey have been an adjunct professor at the Art Institute of CA in SD. She wrote a book on color theory called The Philosophy of Color available on

Carey’s work has been represented in many galleries throughout California, in Santa Fe, and Taos, NM and Colorado.