Art / Creative Lockdown

Creative lockdown: Catherine Knight

By lowie trevena, Friday May 15, 2020

Catherine Knight is part of the ongoing Bristol24/7 Creative Lockdown series, showcasing how people in Bristol have been getting arty under lockdown.

Catherine Knight, a painter working in oils and watercolours, is normally based at Bedminster’s BV Studios.

Since the beginning of lockdown, Catherine has been getting people from across the world to sent photos of their windows in isolation.

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The artist has been creating gouache paintings using the photos, saying: “It allows me to visit other people’s houses, other countries, other continents, albeit in my imagination, and ponder our shared global experience.”

Xinzi Song’s window in Qinhangda, China

“It has given me a rhythm and project in this topsy turvy time,” says Catherine.

To get involved, send Catherine a photo of your isolation window, including the frame, with your name and location, via

To share your work, email with a bit of information about you and how you created your masterpiece.

All images: Catherine Knight

Read more: Creative lockdown: Mikaela Davis

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