The Fabulous Modcats of CZM, Plus Your Chance to Win a Custom Cat Portrait!

Thu, Oct 22, 2009

Art & Sculpture, Giveaways

The Artwork of CZM

With a background in graphic design, painting, ceramics, sculpture, and textiles, paired with an obvious passion for mid-century modern design and cats, this artist is a new Moderncat fave. She goes by CZM and her art is oh, so mod. She has a huge portfolio that includes an entire line of cat paintings — Cubist Cats, Abstract Cats, Black Cats, Minimalist Cats, Gorey Mod Cats, and Funky Space Cats. Plus, there’s her signature El Gato Gomez, the embodiment of all that is hip and cool.

The Artwork of CZM

The Artwork of CZM

CZM’s cool cats also show up in some of her character paintings as well as with Le Diable. There are so many awesome cat paintings to choose from, I had a hard time picking my favorites to share with you here, so please take a look at CZM’s website to see them all for yourself.

The Artwork of CZM

Enter to Win a Custom Cat Portrait from CZM!

This is a terrific giveaway that I’m sure you will be excited about! One lucky winner will get a free customized CZM painting of their very own moderncat! The custom portrait will be 8″ x 10″ gouache on mat board and will be designed based on photographs of the winner’s cat. The winner will even get to choose any of CZM’s styles for the painting, or she can create something totally original. How cool is that?

To enter, please leave a comment on this post. The winner will be chosen in a random drawing on October 29 and contacted via email. One entry per person.

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817 Responses to “The Fabulous Modcats of CZM, Plus Your Chance to Win a Custom Cat Portrait!”

  1. 701
    renee

    These are so unique! So different than the usual cat portrait. These will look great with my modern decor!

  2. 702
    Angie C

    great giveway. I love this pictures.

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    miryam

    I’d love a portrait of my cat. Not sure whether my cat has an opinion or not. :)

  5. 705
    Phyllis

    These are great! I really love the mid-century mod-cat style and would really dig having them in my home!

  6. 706
    iratecat

    Very cool! I love the clean, minimalist lines.

  7. 707
    Rhiannon

    Very pretty!

  8. 708
    Cathy

    this is so cool! hope i win!

  9. 709
    Irene

    Brilliant artwork! :)

  10. 710
    Christine

    Snowball is really cute, and he would like to show his purrsonality with this picture for the holidays!

  11. 711
    jo-anne in vancouver

    What fun and original work!!

  12. 712
    Sabra Taggart

    I love these pictures, I need more walls built just for them.

  13. 713
    Emily

    OH MY GOSH! Best giveaway ever!

  14. 714
    Robin Patten

    I love the black cat pictures, even though the last cat I had was pale gold.

  15. 715
    panagiotis

    It’s fabulous!

  16. 716
    wiz

    OHM! The’re Purrrfect! I can only imagine how my tow rex cats will look! Really what a wonderful idea to modernize one’s best friends!

  17. 717
    wiz

    OMG! They’re Purrfect! I can only imagine how my crex kitties will look modernized! Really, what a wonderful idea to have created for the holidays.

  18. 718
    shenn

    A warm colours painting of a cat would be a great solution for those cold days!

  19. 719
    Wendy M

    This is the one I have wanted to win most!! :D

  20. 720
    Jennifer

    How wonderful! Love them all.

  21. 721
    Becki

    These are just too cool,I would like to have one of the late,great Precious,lost her in August,and I think she would approve.

  22. 722
    ikisti

    so beautiful. Those cats would look great as tattoos as well.

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    Laquita

    Very Jetson and cute!!

  25. 725
    Carolina

    So modern! Really eye-catching!

  26. 726
    Annie

    my husband and i would love to have a family portrait with our kitties. how cute would that be?

  27. 727
    Heather

    So freaking awesome. I love the girl with the 5 cats. that is totally me!

  28. 728
    stephen

    These remind me of my childhood! Love them :)

  29. 729
    Ry

    I Love Love Love these paintings. So modern chic and colorful. Somewhat abstract and beautiful!

  30. 730
    Rachel

    How wonderful are these?! They put the cool in cool cat!

  31. 731
    kelsea

    Wow, her artwork is beautiful!

  32. 732
    Bernice

    These are just the cat’s meow. Wish I could win this one.

  33. 733
    Diane

    Very interesting artwork!

  34. 734
    Erin

    These are awesome! I just found modern cat as I’m looking for a scratching post… good timing with this contest :)

  35. 735
    Natalie

    gorgeous darlings!

  36. 736
    Nina

    Lovely kitties. Fun!

  37. 737
    Ellie Colwell

    love these!

  38. 738
    Gaby Alicandu

    This is so cool. I love CZM’s cats in any style…!!! And I’d love to have any of my furry children inmortalized in a canvas…

  39. 739
    qb

    just beautiful

  40. 740
    pezkat2

    I would love to see my cat in this style. Though I think siamese are more mod than maine coons :-)

  41. 741
    Crystal

    These are fantastic! I would love a painting to put in our home office.

  42. 742
    Daraii

    I loveeee the blue and black one.

  43. 743
    Katherine

    These are outstanding! I would absolutely love to have a custom portrait done of me and my kitties.

  44. 744
    stacie

    these are awesome!

  45. 745
    nicole pando

    i like the modern cat art.

  46. 746
    Ashley Larsen

    What wonderful cat art! I love it!

  47. 747
    Staz

    I love these! What great pieces of feline art!

  48. 748
    CATherine

    meooooooooooooooooooooow

  49. 749
    treenakat

    How lovely. Winner or not I think one of these will have to be on proud display in our home very soon.

  50. 750
    pamiam

    My cats would look oh so chic in a mod style portrait. Thanks for this great giveaway!


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