Cathy Barancik Graham is an award-winning artist and illustrator. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a B.F.A. in painting. She attended Parson’s in New York where she studied fashion illustration. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine, as well as for Bergdorf Goodman, Estée Lauder, CBS Records, and HBO. In addition, she has been a contributing editor of Elle Decor and House Beautiful. Cathy has served on the boards of RISD, The Harvard Aids Institute, Phoenix House, and NYU Child Study Center. For over a decade, she worked with her late friend Robert Isabell, the brilliant floral designer and events planner, who was responsible for lavish and innovative parties Her upcoming book, entitled “Second Bloom: Cathy Graham’s Inspired Entertaining,” is to be published by Vendome Press this fall. Eerdman’s Fine Art will feature Cathy’s watercolors in their spring exhibition, “In Search of Constance Spry.” She resides in New York City.