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Mobile Art and Photography That Has Influenced Me – Interview with Catherine Caddigan from the United States

We are delighted to bring you the third in our brand new  ‘Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me’ series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our third interview is with Catherine Caddigan from the USA, enjoy!

In this interview, Caddigan cites work by Clint Cline, Laurie Amerson, Jane Schultz, Roger Guetta, Bronwyn Penn Nesbitt, Susan Rennie, Juta Jazz, Barbara Nebel, Bobbi McMurry, Oola Cristina, Meri Walker, Kate Zari Roberts, klimtt – Cecilia Sao Thiago.

To read others in this series please go here.

The image that is currently in the forefront of my mind.

Clint’s work is so unique to him, so very exquisitely realised”.

Theme for a Wall: 4′ ©Clint Cline



The image that changed my life.

“I love the dreamlike, whimsical nature of Laurie’s work. I equate it to Marc Chagall, who was never an inspiration before, but now is”.

‘The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.’ ~Marcus Aurelius – ©Laurie Amerson


Artwork that has influenced my art.

Bronwyn’s collage technique is carefully developed and so expressive”.

Untitled ©Bronwyn Penn Nesbitt


The image I wish I had created.

“Jane’s work speaks to me, and takes me to her personal world”.

‘The Mirror’ ©Jane Schultz


The image that is most underrated.

Simplicity and colour convey time and place so well”.

Bucolic’ ©Susan Rennie


The image that changed my mind.

“I followed Roger Guetta (Draman) on Flickr, watching his transition to mobile art, admired his success and began my own journey”.

‘Dada Manifesto’ ©Roger Guetta


The most recent image that made me sad.

“Juta creates images are both sensual and narrative in their essence”.

‘Kings New Clothes’ ©Juta Jazz


The most recent image that made me smile.

“This is not that recent but I go back to it because I love Oola’s wry sense of humor in this surreal creation”.

‘Fortunate Eden’ ©Oola Cristina


My comfort images.

‘Remember Following the Aunties Into Church?’ © 2018, Meri Aaron Walker, iPhoneArtGirl.

‘Denver Art Museum’ ©Kate Zari Roberts

Untitled ©Barbara Nebel


The image I would most like to give as a gift.

‘Decisions WIP’ ©Bobbi McMurry


My earliest artistic memory.

“I have memories of going to New York to look at art at the Met, the image, which I love, and which illustrates that memory is by Klimt”

‘Behind the Walls’ ©klimtt – Cecilia Sao Thiago

Contact Details for Catherine Caddigan

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