Cathryn Shine

Biography & Contact

Cathryn Shine’s art and research in the fine art disciplines of both printmaking and photography.

Over an artistic career of 35 plus years she has engaged with many projects ranging from abstract drawings and prints through to both fine art and documentary photography. Cathryn has twice been an invited Research Fellow in Fine Arts. She has exhibited her work internationally and nationally in all major aspects of printmaking, and in analogue and digital photography.

Cathryn has a long-term collaborative research project, Italian Gardens and Gardeners with 18 Italian universities, private institutions and individuals. This research crosses fine art and documentary photography, and installation.

Cathryn is also the Director of the Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition, a prestigious international print biennale that celebrates contemporary printmaking from traditional to digital prints.

Cathryn Shine is an Associate Professor in Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, Christchurch New Zealand, where she has been teaching for 28 years in photography, printmaking and drawing.

Ph +6433667001 ext 8145

Associate Professor Cathryn Shine
School of Fine Arts
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
New Zealand