Artist Catherine Jeltes

On the Canvas and Behind the Camera

I am passionate.
I am spirited.

I see the world around me through rose colored glasses (because without them, frankly, I can’t see AT ALL.)

I create art with color, heart, and dance. Sometimes it may involve wine.

During my workday, a break might include walking, cycling, baking, gardening, or playtime with my elementary students.

Every flower is its own story.  Every stage, every season…from bud to seed is a celebratory moment.  My botanical photography zooms in on intimate details…each line, each contour, each shadowed hue.  Flowers are nature’s poster child for living in the moment.

I work with acrylics because I do not have the patience to work with oils. Weeks to dry? Really?!  In my studio that is a recipe for a super textured mixed media work, or in other words, sharing DNA with our pet menagerie.


Each painting is an original, authentic piece of art created
and signed by me.

  • Only professional grade acrylic paints, papers, and canvases
    are used.
  • Each painting is finished with a coat of satin varnish to
    protect from dust and UV light.
  • Paintings are professionally packaged when


Each print purchased from this website is made from an original image created by me
and printed on professional grade paper or canvas through my partnership with a local professional photography lab.

  • Only the highest quality archival inks are used.
  • Gallery wrap canvas prints are printed on archival inkjet canvas and laminated with a satin finish.  The canvas is hand wrapped around a 1.5″ wooden frame with a wire hanger.  All gallery wraps arrive ready to display.


If you are ready to become part of the process of creating unique
and original art for your home or business, contact me to design a piece you
will enjoy for years to come.


“Life is a canvas–throw all the paint on it you want.”
–Danny Kaye