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artist , educator

Catherine Ann Mahoney, American Artist, educator. Missouri state life certified for teaching art Named Outstanding Young Woman of Year, Hermann Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1984, First Place Missouri Artists Collection, Missouri Public Svc., Sedalia, Missouri, 1992, 3d Place andPurchase prize Watercolor United States of America, Springfield (Missouri) Art Museum, 1995.


Mahoney, Catherine Ann was born on November 18, 1948 in Macon, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Joe H. and Berniece Joyce (Garnett) Dickson.


Bachelor of Science in Education with honors, Truman University, Kirksville, 1969.


Elementary/secondary art instructor Bucklin (Missouri) R-I Schools, 1970-1974. Private art instructor Groom (Texas) Artist's Association, 1974-1975. Substitute teacher Gasconade R-I Schools, Hermann, Missouri, 1977-1989.

Private art instructor Colorful Brushes Studio, since 1987. Elementary/secondary art instructor Crosspoint Christian Schools, Union, 1994-1998. President City of Hermann Arts Council, 1983-1987, membership chairman, 1980-1982.

Director Summertime Children's Watercolor Workshops, Colorful Brushes, Hermann, since 1987. Artist-in-residence Missouri State Fair, 2005.


  • Missouri state life certified for teaching art.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows at Truman University, Kirksville, 1969, Capitol City Art Guild, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1983, Kolbe Gallery of Art, Hermann, 1984, Colorful Brushes Studio, Hermann, 1987-1994. Designer Sister Cities Emblem City of Hermann/Arolsen, Germany, 1989, 20 foot history mural, Gasconade County, 2000. Works published in: Best of Watercolor: Texture, 1998, The Artful Home II, 2004, Art Resource Book IV, Missouri Life Mag, 2005, Guild's Source Book of Residenital Art 4, 2006.


President Hermann Parent-Teacher Organization, 1985—1987. Leader 4-H, Girl and Boy Scouts, Hermann, 1982—1995. Organist, pianist, teacher Hermann Catholic and Baptist Churches, 1977—1997, E. Free Church, 1997—2007.

Member of Missouri Watercolor Society (signature member 1998—2010, board director 1998—2010, M. Graham Merchandise award 2003, Daniel Smith award 2006, Winston Churchill Painting award 2009), Oil Painters American, St. Louis Artist Guild (member art section, Honorary Mention 1993, 1998, 2002), Watercolor United States of America Honor Society (honorary Art Show award 1995), Oklahoma Watercolor Association (associate included Art Show 1989), National Watercolor Society (associate included National Art Show 1995).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, reading, embroidery, sewing, knitting.


Married Michael W. Mahoney, July 19, 1969. Children: Karin Lynn Mahoney Broeker, Ryan Michael.

Joe H. Dickson

Berniece Joyce (Garnett) Dickson

Michael W. Mahoney

Karin Lynn Mahoney Broeker Mahoney

Ryan Michael Mahoney