BIOGRAPHY

Born Sydney, NSW
1994
Master of Art, COFA, UNSW, Sydney, Sydney University Archaeological Expedition, Drawing team, Tarone, Greece
1989
Painting Teacher, Touring School Programme, Teenage Road Show, Central Desert District, WA.
1988
Printing Teacher, Touring School Printmaking Programme, Teenage Road Show, Regional NSW
1987
Bachelor of Visual Arts (Dist), Canberra School of Art

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2018
Pieve at San Cresci of Domesticity, The Archeological Museum of Domesticity and the Everyday, La Macina di San Cresci, Italy
2012
The Enduring Landscape and the Inland River, Art House Gallery
2011
The Enduring Landscape, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne
Landscape paintings, near and far, Art Vault Gallery, Mildura
2010
Pants Off, Art House Gallery, Sydney
2009
In Stillness, Edwina Corlette gallery, Brisbane
2008
Ode to light and slow Time, Art House Gallery, Sydney
2006
The Cup, Melbourne Art Rooms, Melbourne
2005
The Garden, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
2005
Hearts Are Trumps, Art House Gallery, Sydney
2004
Fetes Galantes, Art House Gallery, Sydney
2002
Whims and Fripperies, Art House Gallery, Sydney
2000
Café, Art House Gallery, Sydney
1999
Suburban Scene, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
1997
Side Show, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
1996
Bronte Bathers, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney

 

MIXED EXHIBITIONS

2018
On The way you came, ArtHouse Gallery, Sydney
Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2017
On Paper, ArtHouse Gallery, Sydney
Land, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney
2016
Drawing Conversations: Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney
Biennale, curated by Damien Minton, Art Month, Sydney
2015
The Gallipoli Art Prize
43rd Muswellbrook Art Prise, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
Redfern Biennale, curated by Damien Minton, Art Month, Sydney
2014
29th Gold Coast Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast City Gallery
The Course of Objects: the fine lines of inquiry, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney
Gesture, Blue Mountains Grammar School Gallery
 2013
SydneyArtisans in the Gardens, Royal Botanical gardens, Sydney
5th Anniversary Stock Show, The Art Vault, Mildura
2012
Paddington Art Prize, Sydney
Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
2011
Paddington Art Prize, Sydney
Hawkesbury River Art Prize, NSW
Manning Art Prize, NSW
Artisans in the Gardens, Sydney Botanical Gardens
In Situ, Mosman Festival of Sculpture & Installation, Sydney
Hidden, Rookwood Sculpture Walk, Sydney
2010
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Sydney
Sculpture in the Vineyards, NSW
Sawmillers Sculpture Prize, Sydney
Clunes Ceramic Award, Clunes, Victoria
Salon Rouge Gallery, Kapunda, South Australia
2009
Plein Air Painting Prize, NSW Parliament, Sydney
2008
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Sydney
Salon des Refuses, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2007
Paddington Art Prize, Sydney
Naughty, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney
2006
Shelf Life, the Delmar Gallery, Sydney
Nest, Slot Gallery, Sydney
2005
Redlands Art Prize, Mosman Regional Art Gallery, Sydney
2004
Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
Salon des Refuses, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Kate Dorrough Ceramics, Orson and Blake, Woollahra, Sydney
2003
Art on the Rocks, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Sydney
Blush, Contemporary ceramics by studio artists, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane
Salon Des Refuses, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Sydney Art on Paper Fair, Fox Studios, Sydney
2002
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2001
2001 A Space Odyssey, Penrith Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Hungry Mans Exhibition, Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, NSW (Touring exhibition: Grafton, Orange, Hastings and Gloucester Regional Art galleries)
A Studio in Paris: Australian Artists at the Cité, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2000
Paris, National Trust Cafe, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Salon des Refusés, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
Art Fair 2000, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
1998
Salon des Refusés, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Australian Contemporary Art Fair•6, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
37th Festival of Fishers Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Regional Gallery,
Sydney
1997
Salon des Refusés, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Redland School, Sydney
1996
Alice Prize, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
Jacaranda Drawing Award Exhibition, Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
1995
Salon des Refusés, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Blake Touring Prize, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
Mosman Art Prize, Civic Centre, Sydney
1994
UNSW Travelling Art Scholarship, COFA Gallery, Sydney
1993
Fowlers Gap, COFA Gallery, University of Sydney
1992
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Third Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Lane Cove Municipal Council, Sydney
1989 I
nside the Greenhouse, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney
1988
Four/4, Canberra Contemporary Arts Space

 

AWARDS/PRIZES

2018
Residency, La Macina di San Cresci, Italy
2011
Art Vault Residency, Mildura, Victoria
2005
Hill End Artists Residency, Bathurst Regional Gallery, Hill End, NSW
2003
Ceramic Residency, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane
1999
Artist in Residence, Bundanon Trust, Bundanon Artists Centre, NSW
AGNSW Denise Hickey Studio Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
Sponsorship Grant, UNSW Alumni Association
1996
Winner/Local Section; Highly Commended/ Open Section; Waverley Art
Prize
North Sydney Council Open Prize
Fishers Ghost Art Award (Jointly)

 

PUBLISHED/REPRODUCED  

 2017
Process, Kate Dorrough, Artist Profile, Issue 41, 2017, p 130 – p132
2013
Gallery Section, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 521 April 213, p 16
2012
The Enduring Landscape and the Inland River, Exhibition Reviews, Art Almanac,
Diane Mah, Nov, p32 -33
Artist interview: Kate Dorrough, Australian Art Collector, Alexandra Djurichkovic, 6 Nov, online
2011
Art & Events, Vogue Living, July/August 2011, p 144
The Look, City Extra, Bringing a bit of Melbourne back home, Belle Magazine, p113
2010
Raising an, er, smile, Culture, the Sun-Herald, Andrew Taylor, Oct 10, p32
Porcelain Porn, Art notes, NSW, Art Monthly Australia, Leah Haynes,
Issue 233 Sept, p62
A month in the country, January, South Australia, Country Style Magazine, p28
2009
Backdrop painting on the set of ‘homeMADE’, an interior design reality TV series,
Channel 9, Aug/Sept
2008
At home, Inside Out Magazine, Nov/ Dec, p 107
2006
The Cup, Buzz, Australian Art Review, Nov/Feb, p22
Cup Capers, on show, Home section, the Age, Shaunagh O’Connor, Oct, p28
Art Notes NSW, Art Monthly Australia, Courtney Kidd, Nov, p22
10 things to do, Weekender, Good Weekend, the Age, Dani Valent, Nov 4
Hot Profile, Australian Madison Magazine, Nov, p136
Rare Beauty, Trends, Australian House & Garden, Oct, p42
Pretty in Prints, Artwork isn’t just for the wall, Cleo Magazine, Oct, p146 -147
The New Wave, the future of Australian design, Vogue Living,
Alexandra Gordon, March/April, p106 -107
2005
Decorating a small apartment, Living section, Real Living, Dec, p112 -117
An Evolving Bungalow, Collector’s Profile, Collectables Trader, Oct/Nov, p38 -42
Bold and Beautiful, Renovate at home, Home, The Saturday Daily Telegraph,
Katrina Tepper, 15 Oct, p30
Double Bay Hideway, glitz, glamour and canvases, News, Wentworth Courier,
10 August, p25
In the Frame, The Sun Herald, Vera McGeachin, May 15, p25
Hearts are Trumps, Open Gallery, Spectrum, Weekend Sydney Morning Herald, Lenny Ann Low, May 14 -15, p33
More XYDIS’ Inspirations, Shop Til You Drop, March, p192
2004
Homing devices, Art felt touches please the eye, Instyle Magazine, Dec, p170
Brushwork, artist Kate Dorrough’s apartment, Lifestyle, Sunday Life,
The Sun Herald Magazine, Megan Morton, Oct 31, p48 -49
2003
Subverted Flowers, The Courier Brisbane Mail, Heidi Maier, Sept 2 p17
2002
Critics Picks, Metropolitan, Sydney Morning Herald, Lenny Ann Low,
Oct 26 -27, p13
2001
Kate Dorrough, A Sydney artist’s sojourn in Paris.., My Style, Inside Out Magazine,
Jenna Reed Burns, Dec, p28 -29
Critics Picks, Metropolitan, Sydney Morning Herald, Lenny Ann Low,
Nov 24, p11
Café, Spotlight, Visual Arts, Metropolitan, Sydney Morning Herald,
Ben Wyld, 7 Nov, p18
People, Sunday Metro, Sunday herald, Angie Kelly, Nov 11
Privileged entrée to the city of Light, weekend Australian, Giles Auty, May 12-13
2000
Reproduced, Marie Claire, Dec, p125
Critics Picks, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald, Victoria Hynes, Nov 16-22, p27
Quiet Achievers, Art Market, Art and Australia, Vol. 37 No. 4
1999
An Echo from the past, In Style, the Mosman Daily, Sue Hicks
1998
Ahead of the field, Herald Sun, Jeff Makin, Nov 9, p97
1997
Presents of mind, Access Contemporary art Gallery, Belle Magazine
Dec/Jan, p28
1996
Tides of Eroticism, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald, Sebastian Smee, Apr19 -25
Fifth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Catalogue Reproduction, March/Jul, p24
Exhibition Commentary, Art & Australia, Vol.34 No.2

 

COLLECTIONS

Campbelltown Art Gallery, NSW
Sony Music Entertainment (Aust), Sydney
Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
Melbourne Casino, Victoria

BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT

Kate Dorrough has exhibited since 1996, holding  solo exhibitions in galleries;  Art House Gallery and Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney, Beaver Art Galleries, Canberra, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane and Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne. She has also exhibited in numerous group and selected exhibitions, including the Mosman and Paddington Art Prizes and the Salon des Refuses and Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney.

Kate has been selected for the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Sawmillers sculpture Prize, Sculpture in the Vineyards, the Clunes Ceramic Art Award, and has been selected for the Australian Ceramics Association Biennial Exhibition in 2014.

Kate has undertaken residencies at The Art Vault, Victoria, the Hill End Artists Residency, NSW, the Bundanon Trust Residency in NSW, and the Art Gallery of NSW Denise Hickey Studio, Paris, and will undertake the Starry Night Residency Program, New Mexico, USA in 2014.