Selected works by Kate MccGwire

Kate MccGwire


Crow`s feather and mixed media

122 x 331 x 149 cm
Kate MccGwire



Dimensions variable

Kate MccGwire's Biography

Kate MccGwire
Born in 1964, Norwich, UK
Lives and works in London, UK


Dichotomy: Kate Mccgwire, The Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, Uk
Dovecote: Kate Mccgwire, Commission For The Aldeburgh Festival 2018, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, Uk

Creative Differences: Dyslexia And Neurodiversity In Science, Art And Design, Royal College Of Art, London
I Prefer Life: The Reydan Weiss Collection, Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
Glassfever: Contemporary Art In Glass, Dordtyart, Dordrecht Museum, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Force Of Nature, Curated By James Putnam, Gallery Valérie Bach, Brussels, Belgium
Rare Bird: John James Audubon And Contemporary Art, Berman Museum Of Art, Pennsylvania, Usa

Secrete: Kate MccGwire, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, France
Beauty of the Beast, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, Holland

Covert: Kate MccGwire, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, France
Lure: Kate MccGwire, The Beaney, House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury, UK
Birds of Paradise, MoMu, Antwerp, Belgium

Disquiet: Kate MccGwire, Le Royal Monceau, Raffles,/La Galerie Particulière, Paris, France
Lure: Kate MccGwire, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, South Korea
Lure: Kate MccGwire, The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre, UK

Lure, All Visual Arts, London
Auguri, La Galerie Particulière, Paris

Host, Pertwee Anderson & Gold, 15 Bateman Street, London

Concrete and Glass, Hoxton Square, London

All at Sea, Platts Eyot, London
This & That, artist's residency Shenghua Art Centre, Nanjing, China

Parterre, Atrium Gallery, London
Issue, M2 Gallery, London


Material Earth: Myth, Material And Metamorphosis, Messums Wiltshire, Uk

Doing Identity: The Reydan Weiss Collection, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany
Iconoclasts: Art Out Of The Mainstream, Saatchi Gallery, London, Uk
Proof Of Life, The Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
Erwarten Sie Wunder! The Museum As Cabinet Of Curiosity And Wunderkammer, Museum Ulm, Germany
Entangled: Threads & Making, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, Uk
Glasstress Boca Raton, Boca Raton Museum Of Art, Florida, Usa
The High Low Show, Curated By Paul Carey-Kent, Laure Genillard, London, Uk
Force Of Nature, Curated By James Putnam, The Art Pavilion, Mile End, Uk
Aloys Zötl & Kate Mccgwire: Bestiarien Der Eigenen Art, Galerie Haas Ag Zürich, Switzerland

Creative Difference: Dyslexia and Neurodiversity in Science, Art and Design, Royal College of Art, London
I Prefer Life: The Reydan Weiss Collection, Weserburg, Breman, Germany
Glassfever: Contemporary Art in Glass, DordtYart, Dordrecht Museum, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Force of Nature, curated by James Putnam, Gallery Valérie Bach, Brussels, Belgium
Rare Bird: John James Audubon and Contemporary Art, Berman Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA

Glasstress Gotika, An official collateral event of the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
The Collective, The Drawing Room, The House of St Barnabas, London, UK
Complicit: Juliette Losq, Kate MccGwire, Jayne Anita Smith, Curated by Coates & Scarry, London, UK
Peter Randall-Page & Kate MccGwire, Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol, UK

Akram Khan: One Side to the Other, The Lowry Manchester, UK
Froward, The Drawing Schools Gallery, Eton College, Windsor, UK
Disquiet Beauty, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, UK
FIAC Hors Les Murs, Natural History Museum, Paris, France
Real Maravilloso, La Galerie Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
Hunting For Lost Crafts, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, UK
Coastal Currents Festival, St Mary the Castle, Hastings, UK
The Wonder of Birds, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, UK
The Tourists, Felbrigg Hall, National Trust, UK
Art and Alchemy, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany

The Viewing Room, No.1 Marylebone, Curated by All Visual Arts, London, UK
Open West, Cheltenham Art Gallery + Museum, UK
In Between - Inner and Outer Walkscapes, Gaasbeek Castle, Belgium
Open West, Newark Park, National Trust, UK
In Dreams, Cob Gallery, London, UK
SHOWcabinet, SHOWstudio, London, UK

Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Being, 33 Portland Place, curated by All Visual Arts, London
Nuit Blance, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris
Sculptor's Drawings and Works on Paper, Pangolin Gallery, London
Unnatural- Natural History, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Everywhere and Nowhere, The Reydan Weiss Collection, Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf
One Room, Three Global Names, The Front Room, St Martins Lane, London
Memories of the Future, The Thomas Olbricht Collection, Maison Rouge, Paris

Eleventh Plateau, Archaeological Association of Athens, Greece
Now & Then, Harris Lindsay, London
House of Beasts, Attingham Park, National Trust, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Eleventh Plateau, Hydra Historical Archives Museum, Greece
Bound, installation with Alice Anderson All Visual Arts, 2 Omega Place, London

Vanitas: The Transience of Earthly Pleasures, All Visual Arts, London
Strangeness and Charm, Viktor Wynd Gallery, London
Tatton Park Biennial, Cheshire
Dead or Alive, Museum of Art & Design, New York, NY

The Age of The Marvellous, All Visual Arts, London
Tunnel 228, Waterloo Station, London
The Space Between, St Pancras Crypt, London
The Animal Gaze, Plymouth Museum, UK
Gothic, Contemporary Art Society Exhibition, Shunt Vaults and Sotheby's, London
New London School in Berlin, Galerie Schuster, Berlin

Soot From The Funnel, LOKAAL01, Breda, Holland
The Animal Gaze, Unit 2 Gallery and Metropolitan Works, London
Heart of Glass, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
This is Not a Fairy Tale, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
The Future Can Wait, TI, The Old Truman Brewery, London
Art Omi, International Artists Residency, New York, NY
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
Gothic, Fieldgate Gallery, London

Dunkelheit, St Pancrass Crypt, London
Through the Looking Glass, Royal Albert Docks, London

Peculiar Encounters, ecArtspace, London
Seige, Sidney Street, London

Galleon and Other Stories, Saatchi Gallery, London
Degree Show Royal College of Art, London
Time Share, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

Time Share, Barge House, South Bank, London

Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London

Select, Hockey Gallery, Farnham

Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art, London


Judge of the Aesthetica Art Prize, 2013
Inaugural member of the Perrier-Jouët Art Salon, 2013
Winner of the 'Heart of Glass' Award, 2008
Awarded Distinction for ‘Hair’s-Breadth’ Dissertation on the use of hair in contemporary art practice
Short-listed for Deutsche Bank Pyramid Award