Cathryn was raised in an artistic household in the small mountainous town of Revelstoke, BC, surrounded by natural beauty, and artistic influences including her mother, Fran Jenkins. Cathryn’s inspiration has also come from the elements of nature. She states she does not find inspiration in city life, or conversation, but from the line and form one can find in landscape , mountain peaks, the movement of fluttering leaves, or the flight of a raptor, and more, in the day to day existence of the wild.
Cathryn’s sculpture can be found in important private and corporate collections worldwide, including local collections such as the Shaw Collection, Canna Construction, The Belzberg Collection, Tom and Tina Blaney, Elkay Developments, London Drugs and others. In 2015 Cathryn was commissioned to create a life size bronze Grizzly for the University of Alberta.