Autumn Open Studio 2019

Saturday & Sunday, October 26th & 27th, 2019, 11AM – 6PM
Preview: Friday, October 25th, 6PM – 9PM

1890 BRYANT ST. #204, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110

Showing new paintings and works on paper. Read more about Open Studios here.

Peripheries #1.   Oil and mixed media 40” x 40”

Peripheries #1. Oil and mixed media 40” x 40”

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Reconnaissance: Paintings of the City

Works by Catherine Mackey

View Exhibit Information on Peninsula Museum of Art Website.

April 28th 2019 – July 7th 2019
Opening Reception Sunday April 28th 2pm – 4pm
Artists talk: Saturday May 11th 2pm - 4pm


Free admission and parking. Close to BART.

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Catherine Mackey Open Studio

Spring Open Studio 2019

April 6th & 7th, Noon – 6PM
Preview evening April 5th, 6 – 9PM

1890 BRYANT ST. #204, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110

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Artspan Benefit Art Auction

Saturday March 23rd, 6:30 – 9:00PM

VIP Preview Celebration
Thursday March 21st, 6:30 – 9:00PM

Both events take place at SOMArts CULTURAL CENTER, 934 BRANNAN ST., SAN FRANCISCO, CA 

This painting will be one of over 160 pieces of art going under the hammer at this year’s upcoming Artspan Benefit Art Auction.

Part of my Urban Wall series, the piece is a lighthearted collection of visual narratives found in cities around the world. This, and many other artworks, can be yours for as little as a third of retail price if you join us at the auction!

Click here for details, tickets and auction catalogue.

Autumn Open Studio 2018

Saturday & Sunday, November 10th & 11th, 11am – 6pm
Friday Preview, November 9th, 6 – 9PM

1890 BRYANT ST. #204, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110

Showing works which continue the playful interaction between collage and paint while exploring the layers of narrative found in our city, from the rooftops, through the walls, to the very foundations of its waterfront edge.



DZINE Gallery Presents: X Materia

Opening Reception Friday, October 26, 6 – 9pm


The show, featuring seven of my paintings in a solo exhibit, takes its name from the Latin Creatio ex Materia, or creation out of matter, the premise being that existing material is transformed into something else.


Spring Open Studio 2018

Saturday & Sunday, April 7th & 8th, Noon – 6pm
Preview: Friday, April 6th, 6 – 9pm

1890 BRYANT ST. #204, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110

At my upcoming Open Studio I have decided to show some of the “behind the scenes” work which I do to maintain a level of fun and energy in my artistic practice. This includes: Dry-point etching; Trace monotype; Screen printing; Figure drawing; Collage; and Sketching.


Open Studio 2017

Saturday & Sunday, November 11th & 12th, 11 – 6pm
Preview: Friday, November 10th, 6 – 9pm

1890 BRYANT ST. #204, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94110

New work in the studio continues to explore the layers of narrative found in the urban environment with the playful interaction of collage and paint.


Taking Measure (Celebrating the City)

Stricoff Fine Art   564 W 25th St., New York, NY 10001
October 5th – 17th 2017
Opening reception: October 5th 6-8pm

This solo show of works by Catherine Mackey explores the grids and patterns found in cities around the world, from Sao Paolo and Hong Kong to New York and San Francisco. The playful interaction between collage and paint speaks to the layers of narrative found in the urban environment, reaching from rooftops through walls to the very foundations of its waterfront edges.




Harrington Gallery, Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, CA.
November 3rd – December 14th 2016
Opening Reception November 3rd. 7 – 9pm

Back streets, wharf sides, crowded avenues, all pulled together with a little graffiti, combine to bring you an interesting, thought provoking exhibition. Participating artists include Karen Frey, Robert Huberman, Catherine Mackey, Jill McLennan, Andy Ruble, William Salit, and Beth Waldman.



Select 7:

Inclusions Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
September 24th – November 6th 2016

An invitational group show presenting seven artists living or working in the unique Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco.



Mackey Open Studio:

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November 2016, 11:00 – 6:00 pm
Preview evening: Friday November 4th,  6:00 – 9:00 pm
1890 Bryant St, Studio 204, San Francisco, CA 94110

Over 100 artists and artisans will be showing in the same building!



Bike Puzzle

Heye Bike Art jigsaw puzzle “Red Limited”, featuring an image of a Mackey bicycle painting, is now available from for $16.99. 1000 pieces - not for the faint hearted!



Bike Art

Bike Art: Bicycles in Art Around the World – by Kiriakos Iosifidis. A hard-cover book full of bicycle art by international artists includes several pieces by Mackey. Available from for $34.95.