A native of Chicoutimi, Catherine Tremblay has lived and worked in Montreal since 2004. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Concordia University as well as a master’s in visual art and new media from UQAM. Over the last few years she has done a number of research and creative residencies, notably at the École nationale supérieure d’art de Nancy, in France (2005); at Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains, also in France (2009); at Séquence (today the Bang Centre) in Chicoutimi (2013); at Action Art Actuel in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (2014); and at the Centre d’art de Kamouraska in the Lower St. Lawrence (2015). Since 2005 her work has received numerous awards and been presented in collective and solo exhibitions throughout Québec, in Switzerland, in Africa, and in New York for the Montreal/Brooklyn project. Catherine Tremblay is cofounder and president of Le Cabinet, espace de production photographique à Montréal.

Deplus, elle est directrice de production de Les Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie et elle enseigne et travaille comme technicienne au Cégep André-Laurendeau pour le département de Photographie et design graphique.