Finishing up – The Look

My two Golden Retrievers, Yogi (the blond) and Sazi (the redhead), like to spend time with my students in the studio, helping everyone feel extra creative. Sometimes I glance over at them and get “The Look”. What does this look mean? To me, it is the “you are not paying enough attention to us, attention must be paid!” The Look – oil by Cathy Carey ©2014 16 x 20 What do you think it means? The Look – oil by Cathy Carey ©2014 close up To see more of my work visit

Girl Dogs on Vacation in Santa Fe

Kira our 10 year old Golden Retriever and Yogi, our 3 year old Golden, have been having a fantastic time in Santa Fe! We had a great and mostly uneventful ride out. Kira with her baby on the ride out – we had to go back and get it 15 min into the trip Yogi likes to ride with her chin on Brian’s shoulder This is a great town for dogs, lots to do and places they are welcome. Our first few nights we took them to dinner with us. Kira had never been here before so we didn’t want t

Painting In Progress – Kira the Golden Retriever

Kira – drawing by Cathy Carey Kira – first layer painting by Cathy Carey Kira the Golden by Cathy Carey About 5 months ago we lost our beloved and beautiful Golden Sazi – she was just 10 years old – to Hermangiosarcoma, a terrible heart cancer that is prevalent among Goldens. Zuni (our previous Golden) also succumbed to the same disease at 10 – three years before. So in May we adopted Kira from the Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue – a  lively, friendly, beautiful 1