Cathy was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia.
In 1987, she moved to New York City to pursue a modeling career. By the end of 1988 she had been photographed by Richard Avedon for the cover of American Vogue and the Most Unforgettable Women Revlon campaign, as well as appeared in Foreigner’s Say You Will music video. Cathy has been featured in Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Chatelaine, Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire, and Self magazines, to name a few.
Cathy’s clients have included Bill Blass, Cover Girl, DKNY, Georges Marciano, Gucci, Guy Laroche, L’Oreal, Max Mara, Ralph Lauren, and many others. She has worked with some of the most renowned fashion photographers including Patrick Demarchelier, Arthur Elgort, Sheila Metzner, Matthew Rolston, Francesco Scavullo, Steven Klein, Steven Meisel, Olivier Toscani, Albert Watson, and Bruce Weber.
After her first son was born, Cathy returned to university. In 2015 she graduated magna cum laude at NYU with a BA in creative writing and literature. Her poetry, prose, and travel articles have been published in the United States and Canada. Visit cathyfedoruk.com to read her work.
Cathy divides her time between her homes in New York City and Whistler, British Columbia with her husband, two sons, and rescue beagle.