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He was a priest, and an internationally acclaimed calligrapher. The late Father Edward Catich established the Art Department at Saint Ambrose University.

Catich taught at the school for years, and left a lasting impression on many of his former students. Those students include Paul Herrera and Amy Nielsen. Both are members of the Art Legacy League, a local organization dedicated to ensure that the Catich legacy continues.

Herrera says Father Catich encouraged students to think things through, to analyze situations, and make proper decisions. Herrera is a skilled artist, and does beautiful inscriptions on slate.

Amy Nielsen is an artist who had Catich as an instructor for a year and a half at Saint Ambrose. Nielsen says whatever she does in art is a reminder of something Edward Catich taught her. She calls him a perfectionist, a teacher who was determined to bring out the very best in his students.

The Art Legacy League provides classes and seminars put on by some of this area's very talented artists. An art exhibit featuring the works of Art Legacy Board members continues through April 20th at the Bucktown Center for the Arts in downtown Davenport.

Father Edward Catich was also accomplished at liturgical art, stained glass, watercolor and print. He was also founder of the Catholic Art Association.

    

 

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