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Kate Hawkins


Oil on canvas, powder coated steel

180 x 58 x 51 cm
Black Tie Black Tie
Kate Hawkins
Black Tie Black Eye


Oil on canvas, painted wooden stretchers

85 x 79 x 4.5 cm
Hans Heights
Kate Hawkins
Hans Heights


Oil on canvas, painted wood

219.5 x 56 x 47 cm
Kate Hawkins


Oil on canvas and powder-coated steel

152 x 47 x 47 cm

Kate Hawkins's BIOGRAPHY

Kate Hawkins
Born in 1980, Southampton, UK
Lives and works in London, UK

2013, Winchester School Art/Southampton University, Practice-based PhD (Scholarship)


Escape The Esplanade, Limbo, Margate

The King of Hearts Has No Moustache, Gallery Vela, London

My Brother is a Hairy Man, (2-person show) George Polke, London

Anarchy is Ordinary, Bischoff/Weiss, London

Harpies & Queens, Ritter/Zamet, London


New Order II: British Art Today, Saatchi Gallery, London

The New Contemporaries, ICA, London
Talking, Almanac Projects, London, curated by Jenny Moor
The New Contemporaries, Spike Island, Bristol
Kate Hawkins & Darren Marshall, Gallery Vela at The London Art Fair 2013, London (two-person show)

Picture/Tableau/Screen Visual Symposium, Herbert Read Gallery, UCA, Canterbury
In Which Sad Light A Dolphin Swam, curated by Lisa Peachey and Ellie Reid, 83 Erlanger Rd, London
Solo, Electro Project Space, Hastings
She Doesn't Care, Eb & Flow, London (cat.)
PGR Conference Exhibition, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester

Object Subjects, Silverman, San Francisco
Festivela, Gallery Vela, London
Let’s Be Civil, AND/OR, London
Screening at Feint, The Rag Factory, London
Performance at ICA for Psychedelica, ICA, London
SAGS, The Woodmill, London
Arty Party, Mol’s Place, London
PGR Exhibition, The Winchester Gallery, Hampshire
IMaterialI, Physical Center, Guest Projects, London
The Pelvic Flaw (curated by Kate Hawkins & Eloise Fornieles) Physical Center, Guest Projects, London

Manifesten, Trolley Gallery, London
Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts Trust, London
Performance at Christies commissioned by BFAMI, London
Oral Tales, 20 Hoxton Square Projects, London

Play, Paradise Row + Prakke Contemporary + The Wallis Gallery, 50 Upper Brook Street, London
Seriously….? Artsdepot, London, curated by Marianne Mulvey and Alice Lobb
Remix, for PROJECKT curated by Charles Danby and Rob Smith
Mole Hill Mountain Fill,, curated by James Ferris & Jenny Moore Koslowsky
Just Like That, Studio 1.1, London, curated by Jenny Baines and Louise Colbourne
Making Mistakes - WOMAN, Paradise Row, London 

Mal Gusto Performance at the Barbican, London
Scene in the Making, curated by Lee Campbell and Frog Morris, as part of Concrete and Glass 2008
Zoo Art Fair, BischoffWeiss, London
Two Sidedness, KultureHouse, Stockholm
Collecting Live Art, Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, London
Art Brussels, BischoffWeiss, Brussels
Vop, The Betsy Trotwood, London
Making Mistakes - WARHOL, The Wallis Gallery, London

Zelda Rubenstein, Paradise Row, London
Drawn Apart West, Day and Faber, London, curated by Eliza Gluckman and Lucy Day 

Naked Punch video screening, London
Abandoned Protocol, curated by Charles Danby & I-MYU Projects, Ritter/Zamet, London (cat.)
End of the Peer, Paradise Row, London (curated by Eloise Fornieles and Kate Hawkins)
Drawn Apart East, Contemporary Art Projects, London, curated by Eliza Gluckman and Lucy Day
To a Friend Whose Work has Come to Nothing, Horse Shoe Tavern, London
2(007) Pranvere, National Gallery, Tirana, Albania, curated by Charles Danby (cat.)


Goods to Declare/MFA International, Tel Aviv, Israel 

NADA, Ritter/Zamet, Miami
Zoo Art Fair, Ritter/Zamet, London
Belief in Flowers, Kunstverein Meinblau, Berlin
Today is a Beautiful Day, Nog Gallery, London
Beyond the Ha Ha, The Embassy, Edinburgh
MA Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London 

Her-Self, Ritter/Zamet, London 

Intimate Experiences, BischoffWeiss, London 

Scope, New York, Performance with Eloise Fornieles

Day of Damaged Goods, Performance at the Whitechapel Gallery, London
New Work – Interim Show, The Slade School of Fine Art, London 

Continental Breakfast Coach Tour, performance, organised by Radio Goya, in connection with EASTInternational
The Last Chickens of Sainsbury, Wasps Studios for Glasgow International, Glasgow
The Last Chickens of Sainsbury, The Chateau, Glasgow
Annual Prize Giving Exhibition, Painters’ Hall, London 

MA Group Show (1st Year), University of Westminster, London

2004 - 1998
Best In Show, The Embassy, Edinburgh, 2004
While You Were Sleeping, The Dolphin Hotel, Southampton, 2004
The Rakes’ Progress, (solo show), Theatre Royal, Winchester, 2003
Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show, Edinburgh, 2003
LeatherRat, Fine Art Department, Edinburgh University, 2003
R.S.A. Students Exhibition, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh, 2003 

Emergence, The Hampshire Sculpture Trust, Winchester, 1998