Catherine Truman has a diverse practice that explores the parallels between art and science. Renowned for her meticulous carving skills, in 1990 she was awarded the Japan/South Australia Cultural Exchange Scholarship, sending her to Tokyo to study with contemporary Netsuke carvers.
Since 2007, Catherine has collaborated with neuroscientist and poet Ian Gibbins in numerous projects exploring themes of touch, gesture and the study of anatomy. She is currently a visiting scholar in the Flinders Centre for Ophthalmology, Eye and Vision Research at Flinders University in Adelaide. Catherine is one of the founding members and a current partner of the Gray Street Workshop in Adelaide.