About

Contact 

kate.groobey@network.rca.ac.uk       


Education

2008-2010       MA in Painting, Royal College of Art

1997-2000       BFA Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University


Solo exhibitions


2018    Ikon Gallery, UK


2018    Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo


2017    I'm Made of Milk, Horton Gallery, New York 


2017    The Good Life, Ever Gold Projects, San Francisco 


2016    Perfect Potatoes, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles 


2015    Perfect | Parfait performance, David Lynch Club Silencio, Paris 


2014     Ofr.  Invites Kate Groobey, Paris.


Selected group exhibitions


2018    Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, London


2018    Played, Ebensperger Galerie, Salzburg


2018    Desires, GNYP Gallery, Berlin


2017    UNTITLED, Horton Gallery, Miami


2016    NADA, Ever Gold Projects, NYC


2016    The Classical, Transition Gallery, London, curated by Kris Day


2016    Performance Night & Party, Code South Way, Marseille 


2016    SURRREAL, König Galerie, Berlin 


2016    Art16, Villa Lena Foundation, London


2016    Glorious Abandon, Dynamite Projects, Redhill, UK


2015    Summer Mix, Turps Banana Gallery, London


2015    Figuratively Speaking, Marcelle Joseph Projects at Heike Moras, London.


Including works by Eileen Cooper RA, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Carla Busittil, Benjamin Senior, Chantal Joffe RA, Paula Rego, Grant Foster, Zadie Xa, Missionary Mary Proctor (outsider artsist from Florida)


2014    100 Painters of Tomorrow, Beers Contemporary, London


2014     In a dream, are all the characters really you?, Mokspace, London


2014     Inspirational Places, Cripta della Chiesa Bizantina di San Michele Arcangelo, Turin, curated by Patrizia Bottallo.


2013     I did did I, ASC Gallery, London, curated by Kes Richardson.


2013     Creekside Open 2013, selected by Paul Noble and Ceri Hand.


2012     The Perfect Place To Grow:175 Years of the Royal College of Art, curated by Robert Upstone/ Paul Thompson. 


Including works by Patrick Caulfield, Tracey Emin, Chris Ofili, George Shaw, Spartacus Chetywnd, Idris Khan, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Dexter Dalwood, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Bridget Riley, Frank Auerbach, Eduardo Paolozzi, R B Kitaj John Piper, Ian Dury, Peter Blake, David Mach, Chantal Joffe, Gavin Turk, James Dyson, Zandra Rhodes, Edwin Lutyens, Ron Arad.         


2012      A Sense of Adventure, The Pullman Hotel, London

 

2012     Moments Around Us, Whitechapel Idea Store, London


2012     Making Waves: International Contemporary Art from the Saatchi Gallery, Hyatt Regency, London 

Sophie von Hellerman, Martin Honert, Matt Johnson, Ry Fyan, Dominic McGill, Probir Gupta, Carla Busuttil, Nadia Ayari, Will Fowler, Nicholas Hatfull, Kate Groobey, Joanne Greenbaum, Dick Evans, Jannis Varelas, Rafal Zawistowski, Claire Morgan, Julia Goldman, Lucy McKenzie, Chris Levine, Jason Brinkerhoff, Jin Meyerson, Ronin Cho, Steve Bishop, Jill Mason, Celine Fitoussi, Kura Shomali, Khalif Kelly


2012     Backwards Man, CGP London, Cafe Gallery


2011     I live in my own world, but it's ok, they know me here, ACTE Arts, London.     


2011     Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011, ICA, London and Site Gallery/ S1 Artspace, Sheffield, Selected by Pablo Bronstein, Sarah Jones and Michael Raedecker. 


2011     Sight Insight, Asylum Project Space, London, curated by Avis Underwood/ Kate Groobey 


2011     Tropical Meltdown, Peter Doig Studio, London.


2010    Newspeak: British Art Now Part II, Saatchi Gallery, London 


2010     Mare Street Biennale: Unfeasibility Study, Feltrooms, selected by Kate Davis, Andy Holden, Simon Liddiment, Mark Ross. 



Articles and Publications


Mizuma Gallery Catalogue, Pure Pleasure, Jonathan Watkins, 2018

Aesthetica Magazine, Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, 2018

The Brooklyn Rail, I’m Made of Milk, review by Alfred Mac Adam, 2017

Novembre Magazine, Story: Kate Groobey, by Jean-Salomé Rochat, 2017

Dinaburgarts, Three Women Refashion Figuration, essay by Alfred Mac Adam, 2017

Printed Matter, Painting Regarding The Present, by André Hemer, 2016
ID-Vice, British Artist Kate Groobey Paints The Body The Way We Feel It, Zsuzsanna Toth

Dapper Dan Magazine, Opinions and Inspirations, Pants down!
Thames & Hudson, 100 Painters of Tomorrow, 2014
Metro, London, Bloomberg New Contemporaries ICA, review by Fisun Güner, 2012

New York Arts Magazine, Groobey Dismembers, Then Reassembles by Madeleine Jones, 2011

Artlyst, The ICA Finds Its Legs, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, by Alison Seligman, 2011

Bloomberg New Contemporaries Catalogue Text, Heather Phillipson, 2011
Newspeak: British Art Now Part II Catalogue Text, Paticia Ellis, 2010
Electronic Beats Magazine, Modern Painting: Canvasing New Truth, Emer Grant, 2010

Mare Street Biennale catalogue Text, Douglas Park, 2010