Cathy Hookey

Cathy Hookey

Cathy is an artist, illustrator and writer based out of Houston, Texas.

Cathy graduated Falmouth University with a BAHons in Illustration, before working in children’s television with the BBC, doing an internship as a gift designer for cosmetics, and working as a farm hand.

Her art crosses broad platforms, including fine art painting, printing and mixed media, children’s narrative illustration and commercial advertising illustration.

Her work centres around hope, community and finding meaning in suffering. Both her artwork and her illustration make heavy use of symbolism, colour and humour, and is concerned especially with lifting up young women and girls.

Cathy is currently illustrating her first self-penned feminist picture book, working on a series of paintings of modern Goddesses and running drawing workshops.

Her portfolio is available at