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.


Recent Posts




Impressionist Garden

The Pink Dress

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

In Fields of Lavender

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Who Let the Hens Out?

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Another in the nostalgic garden series

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Garden Nostaglia

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

I have been thinking of painting these sort of floral/garden scenes for a while now. I have been pleased with my previous garden paintings but I wanted to loosen up a little more – or I should really say quite a lot more. I’ve deliberately used some awful old brushes, and not very small ones […]