Cat Outram was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1959. Her family emigrated to the UK in 1966 and settled in Edinburgh, Scotland where she was educated, finishing with a BA Honours degree in Drawing & Painting from Edinburgh Art College in 1981.
Cat is a printmaker with 40 years’ experience behind her, 30 of those as a professional. A member of Edinburgh Printmakers, she does mainly etchings, but has explored collagraph and mono-print. Her subjects include: landscape, Edinburgh, flowers and still-life. Her inspiration is light and texture and shape, with a particular interest in composition and a strong graphic line. She exhibits in galleries across Scotland.