Catherine is an author, independent curator and consultant lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute of Art and the University of Oxford

Her most recent book is Women in the Picture: Women, Art and the Power of Looking (Icon Books, and WW.Norton, 2021).

In 2019/20 she curated the acclaimed two part show ‘Matrescence and Maternality’ at Richard Saltoun Gallery in London.

In 2022/23 she was curator of the Exploring Radical Female Joy programme with Unit London.

Catherine teaches at Sotheby’s Institute of Art and the University of Oxford.

Her current projects include a book on early modern women artists and one on Elena Ferrante, difference feminism and the art and politics of the Italian women’s movement.

Catherine has a PhD in Art History from UCL where she has worked as a Teaching Fellow and in 2016 she won the University of York’s international postdoctoral writing prize.

She regularly writes arts features for The New European newspaper and a selection of catalogue and artist texts for various institutions.