About Me

I'm Paul Cato, a professional New Zealand artist, and I have recently moved north from Queenstown, where my painting career began, to the Kowhai Coast near Warkworth. My specialty is painting large vistas, and my primary medium is oils.


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Archive for July, 2012

Lower Falls of Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

The first of my long-awaited “Yellowstone Series”. The warm setting sun adds its golden glow to the already spectacular cliffs of the canyon. Oils on canvas, 40″ x 54″. I wanted to visit this place and paint it myself, ever since seeing Thomas Moran’s epic painting, “The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone”. The visit hugely […]

Poppy Field

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Continuing with the floral theme..