Botanical artist bound for DHS Hall of Fame
Catherine Stevens Watters, who graduated from Davis High School in 1970, will be inducted into the DHS Hall of Fame on Sept. 19 under the category of fine arts. She specializes in botanical art, creating exquisitely detailed paintings of plants. Courtesy photo
Catherine Stevens Watters, a 1970 Davis High School graduate, has made her mark in life as a botanical artist, creating exquisitely detailed paintings of plants.
Her work has been displayed at galleries associated with some of the world's most famous gardens, including the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, just outside London; the Hunt Institute for Botanic Documentation in Pittsburgh; the New York Botanical Garden; and the Jardin botanique de Lyon in France.
She's also a longtime art teacher at Filoli, the famous 654-acre estate in Woodside in the Silicon Valley.
And now, she'll be remembered as a member of the Davis High School Blue & White Foundation's Hall of Fame after she's inducted on Sept. 19 under the category of fine arts. Continue Reading