Kate Street

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Nationality: British
Lives and works in Southsea

Often drawn to analogue publications and printed matter by their physical presence and pre-digital imagery, my work allows the artefacts and related imagery to lead the formation of works. Drawing upon figuration, landscape and cultivation, my work manifests itself through collage and sculpture, creating a new set of suggested narratives. Small scale details from the pages become monstrous through enlargement and coupled with industrial remnants, such as hooks, clamps, reels and wrapping, Commodification of the female body is explored through combination of image and objects. Often layered, punctured, stitched and assembled to emphasise surface and tactility, my work aims to elicit a physical reaction from the viewer.

2002 - 2004 MA Fine Art Painting, Royal College of Art, London
1998 - 2001 BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting Winchester School of Art, Hampshire

Selected Exhibitions
2019 Select Dream – Old Knight & Lee Department Store, Southsea (Forthcoming)
2019 Allhallowtide – Art Space Portsmouth, Portsmouth (Forthcoming)
2019 Heimweh - Art Space Portsmouth, Portsmouth
2018 Pint Size - Brewery Tap Gallery, Folkestone
2018 Open Call - Atlas House Gallery, Ipswich
2018 When Our Lips Speak Together - James Hockey Gallery, UCA Farnham
2017 Revolve:R - Hours gallery, Bristol
2016 Pink is a Problem - MAKE Space, Portsmouth
2013 In Dreams - The Cob Gallery, London
2013 Then, Now and After - University of Brighton, Brighton
2013 Pneu - Electro Studios Project Space, St. Leonards-on-Sea
2012 Mererid - Aberystwyth Arts Centre (The Box), Wales
2012 Polemically Small - Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham
2011 She Devil - MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
2011 From Slapstick to Horror - show reel touring to: Latitude Festival 2011 and other venues
2011 The Future is Now - Polemically Small - Torrance Art Museum, California
2011 The Secret Language of Flowers - Andipa Gallery, London
2010 Nature is the Church of Satan - show reel touring to: Whitstable Biennale and Latitude Festival 
2009 Flower Power, Villa Giulia - CRAA Centro Ricerca Arte Attuale, Italy
2009 Drawing Lines, Schuebbe Projects, Düsseldorf, Germany
2009 Darkness Visible, The Belltable, Limerick, Ireland
2009 The Space Between, St Pancras Crypt, London
2009 Angels of Perversity, Cross Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2009 Mixing Memory and Desire, Villa Fabri, Trevi, Italy
2009 Darkness Visible, Cavan Museum, Cavan, Ireland (Touring)
2008 Little Death, Nettie Horn Gallery, London (Solo Show)
2008 Darkness Visible, Galway Arts Centre, Ireland (Touring)
2008 Et Pendant Ce Temps, Nettie Horn Gallery, London
2008 Sex & Witchcraft, Transition Gallery, London
2007 Wintry, Lounge Gallery, London
2007 Beauhemia, Nettie Horn Gallery, London
2007 Incorporated, Arts & Business, London Bridge
2006 Grotto - Studio 1.1 Gallery, London
2006 The Celeste Art Award, The Well, Old Truman Brewery, London
2005 The Hollow Salon, Hollow Contemporary, London
2006 New Romantic, The Hospital Gallery, Covent Garden, London
2005 Over Mensen en de Dinge (Of People and Things), Museum Z33, Hasselt Triennial, Belgium
2005 Young Masters, 148a St. John Street, London
2004 From Here to Eternity (and back again), Generator Projects, Dundee
2004 Careful What You Wish For, Seven Seven Gallery, London
2003 Don't You Forget About Me... , Studio Voltaire, London
2002 Critical Process (Solo show), Worthing College
2001 Dis/Order(?) (Solo show), The Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth

Curatorial Projects
2019 Select Dream - Old Knight & Lee Department Store, Southsea (Forthcoming)
2019 Allhallowtide - Art Space Portsmouth, Portsmouth (Forthcoming)
2019 No Fit State - Asylum Space, Peckham
2019 Heimweh - Art Space Portsmouth, Portsmouth
2013 Species of Spaces - The Big Screen at Latitude Festival
2012 Animated Abstractions - The Big Screen at Latitude Festival
2007 The Joy - Nettie Horn Gallery, London
2006 Second Nature - Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
2004 Substance Abuse - The Chambers Gallery, London

Art Fairs
2009 Pulse Art Fair - New York - Nettie Horn Gallery
2007 Year 07 - County Hall - London - Nettie Horn Gallery
2007 Aqua Art Fair - Miami - USA - Nettie Horn Gallery

Awards and Publications
Award: Celeste Art Prize (Finalist) - May 2006
Award: Neville Burston Memorial - Royal College of Art - June 2004
Award: National Grid Transco (Runner-up) - June 2004
Publication: Revolve:R - Edition 3 (Forthcoming)
Publication: Revolve:R - Edition 2 (Summer 2017)
Publication: Circa Magazine - Issue 126 (Winter 2008)
Publication: Darkness Visible (GAC catalogue) 2008
Publication: Garageland Magazine - Spring 2008 (Supernatural Issue)
Publication: Critical Friend - Number 7 - August 2007
Publication: Celeste Art Prize - A Survey of Painting in the UK - 2006
Publication: Among Artists & Organisations - Limburg Platform Beeldende Kunsten - 2006
Publication: Over de Mensen en de Dingen - Autumn 2005
Publication: Crossfields issue 1 - Summer 2005
Publication: ARC (RCA journal) Spring issue - 2004
Publication: Twenty Years of the Aspex Gallery - 2002

2011 Artist's Studio Residency, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales
2010 Helsinki International Artist's Program, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Summer Residency Award - Scottish Sculpture Workshop - Aberdeenshire

The David Roberts Collection UK
Private Collections in Europe and USA

Current Employment
University for the Creative Arts Farnham – Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, Stage Two Pathway Leader