Catharine received her Master of Architecture from Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning at the University of Michigan, followed by a Master of Science in Conservation, also from Taubman. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Art History from Wesleyan University, and is currently a practicing architect in New York.
She has presented her work at the Architectural League in New York, and at the Heritage, Architecture, LanDesign Conference Le Vie dei Mercanti in Naples, Italy. Her Master's thesis Tropeian Menageries: Designing the Wild Blue Yonder is featured in Dimensions 26. Her undergraduate thesis, The College Museum in 19th Century New England: Between Natural History and the Fine Arts (145 pages) traces the shift in small colleges from collecting three-dimensional objects in the field to amassing two-dimensional prints, paintings and drawings through donations. She was a Carr Center Fellow at the University of Michigan in early 2013.
Her work and studies have taken her to Western and Eastern Europe, South and Central America, North Africa and Southeast Asia. She was born in Montreal, Canada, grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana, and speaks English, German and French.
architecture, art, conservation, drawing, theory