Catherine Drabkin received her BFA from the Maryland Institute/College of Art and her MFA from Queens College/Cuny. She has exhibited work both nationally and internationally and  is included in numerous public and private collections. Her most recent solo exhibition at the Madeline Cohen Gallery of the Community College of Philadelphia traveled to the Blair Gallery in the Hoyt Arts Center in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Her most recent project: Finding Home: an American Neighborhood, is an artist's book inspired by her neighborhood in downtown Wilmington. It received supported by an Opportunity Grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts.
She has been represented by Kraushaar Galleries in New York since 1995. A founding faculty of the Delaware College of Art and Design, she has also taught at the University of Nebraska/Omaha, Southern Connecticut State University Seton Hill University, Point Park University and Dartmouth College.