In The Media

Rocky Mountain High

Johanna Silver - July 2017

Artist, Isa Catto, has a hard time staying focused in summer. She should be in her studio, painting watercolors, but she only wants to be “out in the garden, ogling seedlings,” she says. “I used to freak out about it, until I decided to count it as my studio practice-it’s professional development.”

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Aspen Words Writers In Residence Program

Carolyne Heldman - April 2017

This radio show features Isa Catto Shaw and Daniel Shaw, who host the Aspen Words Writers in Residence Program at their home in Woody Creek each year.

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Cross Currents-art Base And Hudson Reed Ensemble

Carolyne Heldman - December 2016

In this segment of Cross Currents, the Art Base has an opening featuring Isa Catto’s latest work. She gives us a preview along with Art Base executive director Genna Moe.

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Sojourner Solutes Holiday 2015

Susan Benner, Julie Comins Pickrell, And Jay Cowen - November 1, 2015

Artist, potter, teacher, writer: a human-scale version of our annual tribute to those who make our home special.

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Woody Creek Garden Is A Green Dream For Spring

Isa Catto Shaw - July 1, 2013

After a gardening disaster and the loss of her mother, Isa Catto Shaw healed her heart by coaxing life from the soil.

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Isa Catto: Finding Her Nature

Stewart Oksenhorn - September 12, 2008

Forget psychoanalysis and the infinite, newfangled methods of getting to know yourself. For Isa Catto, at least, there is watercolor, clay, paper, found objects, and nights alone in her studio.

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A Green Dream Home

Susan Reifer Ryan - March 26, 2008

In an Aspen artist’s home, the walls are canvases for color. But the foundation on which it stands is pure green.

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Making Art A Career

Karen Frankel - July 2001

Isa Catto has established a successful career with watercolors by staying vigilant about the business and remaining true to her artistic goals.

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