About Me

I'm Paul Cato and I live in Queenstown, New Zealand, with my family, white fluffy dog and a very overweight cat. I am a professional artist, specializing in painting large landscape vistas - mostly from southern New Zealand, but also from all around the globe. I also love to paint enchanting figure paintings, often using my beautiful wife and daughters as models.


Recent Posts





More visitors drop out of the sky

Monday, September 7th, 2009

I just sat down for a cup of coffee around noon and heard a helicopter close by. There’s nothing too unusual about that because they often fly around here and quite a few guests have flown in over the years. Usually I get a phone-call first but this one just kept getting louder until I […]

Let’s get this started!

Saturday, April 14th, 2007

The purpose of this blog? I won’t be trying to upload every new painting, but as I have time or the inclination I’ll get some images up to let people see what’s been recently done – and I can even post a half-finished painting which is still on the easel if I want. When visitors […]