Vangi Cathcart has a Bachelors Degree in Art from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and a Masters Degree in Counseling Education from Lesley University Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has studied Sumi-e Art with several Masters from China, Korea, and Japan. She attended The Boston Museum of Fine Arts for ten years learning Chinese Brush painting. In North Carolina she has studied with Alice Chou and is enrolled in the Chapel Hill Botanical Society Illustration Certificate Program. Vangi is a member of the Chatham Artists Guild and The Sum-e Society, where her paintings have been exhibited. Her work has also been seen in Galleries through out the east coast.She has conducted workshop educating individuals in her style of painting and has taught students at the Chinese Cultural Center in Hartford, Connecticut.