Cathy Metschar grew up in San Diego, California but has been traveling the world since she graduated from high school. She has enjoyed living in cities like Munich, Paris, Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York City and now Seattle, WA. Cathy got her start in photography while working as a top fashion model for the prestigious agency, Elite Model Management. When she wasn't in the studio modeling for magazines such asVogue, Glamour and Cosmopolitan, she attended photography and art courses at the Pratt Institute of Manhattan. Soon, her work was catching the eye of her modeling agents at Elite and eventually she was providing portfolio photo shoots for the agencies newly discovered fresh faces. For several years she continued to balance a busy modeling career with a variety of her own freelance photography projects. In 2004 she relocated to Seattle after discovering the beauty of the pacific northwest while modeling for Seattle's own retail-giants like Nordstrom and Eddie Bauer. The beauty found here she says was undeniable but for photographers and artists it is extra magical! "It is like a hidden secret in the worlds best places to live and is stays that way through exaggerations of rain."
Her freelance photography business specializes in children's portraiture and her portfolio sessions for actors and models now helps keep others in demand. As a former model herself, she understands the competitive market and her work ethic reflects a high fashion editorial calibre that once propelled her modeling career to success!
Her preferred photo set is the great outdoors because she loves working with natural light. When she's not on a shoot, however, she can be found in her studio painting, drawing and creatively exploring through a variety of mediums
Her photographs and fine artwork have been sold and featured in various art exhibitions such as The Unclad Art Show - Fine Art Of The Figure, The annual Seattle Erotic Art Festival and The Schack Art Gallery.