1997 - 2000

BFA Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford University, Pembroke College

2008 - 2010

MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London



Creative Development Funding, Arts Council England


Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, London/Tokyo


Stanley Smith Scholarship, Royal College of Art



2020           Start Again, SIM SMITH, London 

2019            Assholes Of Ambition, RIBOT, Milan


2019            Pure Pleasure, Atopos with Ikon Gallery, Venice


2018            Pure Pleasure, Ikon Gallery, UK


2018            Pure Pleasure, 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

2021             Collection in Action, NOMUS - a new department of the National Museum in Gdansk,       


2021             Queen & Country, Art Car Boot Fair, London

2020           Faster Than Ever, IKON, Birmingham, UK

2020           Super Flatland, White Conduit Projects, London, curated by Paul Carey-


2020           Untitled (online), SIM SMITH


2019            What Kind Of Spirit Is This? SIM SMITH, London


2019             L.A Art Show, Mizuma Gallery, Los Angeles


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, curated by

                      Emmanuelle Luciani


2016             SURRREAL, König Galerie, Berlin 


2016             Art16, Villa Lena Foundation, London


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


2014            100 Painters of Tomorrow, Beers Contemporary, London


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

2012             The Perfect Place To Grow: 175 Years of the Royal College of Art    


2012             Making Waves: International Contemporary Art from the Saatchi Gallery

2012             Backwards Man, CGP London, Cafe Gallery


2011              Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011, ICA (London), Site Gallery, S1

                      Artspace (Sheffield)

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






















Kate Groobey | Novembre Magazine

Articles and Publications

SIM SMITH, Start Again, essay by Charlotte Jansen, 2020

SIM SMITH, Start Again, in conversation with Omar López-Chahoud, 2020

RIBOT, Assholes of Ambition, catalogue essay/ edited by Maria Villa, 2019

Bijutsu Techo, Kate Groobey by Yuko Harada, 2018

Metropolis, Pure Pleasure, interview with Julia Mascetti, 2018

Mizuma Gallery, Pure Pleasure, catalogue essay by Jonathan Watkins, 2018

Outsideleft, Kate Groovy! by Ancient Champion, 2018

Metropolis, Pure Pleasure by Kate Groobey, Julia Mascetti, 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