Haitian Cross Of The Gospel donated to Monastery of the Risen Christ!

uomo cerca donna Pozzuoli The donor and artist, Catherine Kit Vignal Hobgood, spent her early years in southern France fascinated by the arts and crafts of Provence with a special love for the work of ceramists of Vallauris.  During her school years in Cannes, Nice and Monte Carlo, she amused herself with various crafts while concentrating on her academic studies earning her B.A. at Lycee of Monaco. Catherine went to study print and art in Barcelona Spain.  She completed the management training program, Catherine briefly directed the Librairie/Galerie Julliard near the Place de I’Opera in Paris. But a trip to America took her in another direction.  While in Los Angeles California Catherine met and soon married Harlan Hobgood.

uomo cerca donna Firenze For the next three decades, Catherine accompanied Harlan around the world in his career as a US Foreign Service Officer, raising two sons on the way and sharing Harlan’s tasks in the diplomatic life.  While abroad, Catherine continued to expand her artistic horizons and skills. Through the 1970’s she concentrated largely on stained glass and ceramics. While in Haiti, from the 1980’s on she started applying ceramic design and glazing techniques in the partnerships she worked out with Haitian steel-cutters. Her steel work as well as her ceramics enjoyed acclaim at shows in Haiti, Costa Rica, Washington D.C., and in Miami Florida.

donna cerca donna Livorno Catherine is now living in Avila Beach, California and has a studio on the grounds of Hobgood’s retirement home.

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