Kate Shooter



Kate Shooter’s approach to painting has always been process driven. A fast conversation between mark and response allowing subconscious narrative to bubble up through the layers. Works often hover in that liminal space between abstraction and figuration… “I came to the realisation some time ago that all my work is self-portrait. My compulsion to paint is really the need to make the interior exterior, to render as authentically as possible the experience of being human – more specifically me, through paint on surface.”

Kate studied Fine art at Howard Gardens Art School in Cardiff and then Wimbledon School of Art in London. Her practice is based in South Wales where she paints in her home studio in the black Mountains.





Gallery At Home, Usk – ‘That I Loved’ 2 person show – Dec
Oriel Canfas, Cardiff – Group Show – Nov
RWA, Bristol – 170 th Annual Autumn Open – Sept
Made Gallery, Cardiff – ‘Resilience’ Spring Open – April
Irving Contemporary, Oxford – Shape Shifters – 3 person show – March
Gallery at Home, Usk – Come Home – 3 person show – Feb


Gallery at Home, Usk – Camaraderie group show – Dec
Made Gallery, Cardiff – Winter Open group show – Dec
Made Gallery, Cardiff – “Wicker Woman’ solo show – Sept
Elysium Gallery, Swansea – Beep Painting Biennial Shortlist – July
Gallery At Home, Usk – ‘Sometimes I Fall And Never Hit The Ground’ solo – May
Made Gallery, Cardiff – ‘Mutable’ Spring Open – April
Irving Contemporary, Oxford – ‘A Room of Her Own’ group show – March
The Cello Factory, London -”A Woman’s Place Is Everywhere’ – March

Irving Contemporary, Oxford – ‘Incandescent’ group show – Jan




Gallery At Home, Usk – ‘Earthly Delights’ group show – Oct
Arundel Contemporary, Arundel – ‘Wish You Were Here’ solo show – Oct
Made Gallery, Cardiff – 2021 Summer Open – July – Aug
That Art Gallery, Bristol – ‘The Violet Hour’ solo show – April – May
Gallery At Home, Usk – ‘House Guests’ 2 person show – Feb
Gallery At Home, Usk – ‘Things That Go Bump In My Head’ solo show – Sept
Irving Gallery, Oxford – ‘A Place To Breathe’ group show – June


Awards, Grants and Residencies

2024 8 wk Print Residency with Sarah Garvey at her Marcross Print Studio
2022 Awarded a ‘Create’ Project Grant by Arts Council