Kate Groobey was born in Leeds, UK, in 1979. She received a BFA degree in Fine Art from the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University, followed by an MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art in London. She is the first female winner of the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, which has been awarded to a British artist every three years since 2009. She lives and works between Yorkshire, England, and the South of France.
Solo exhibitions include:
"Pure Pleasure", IKON Gallery, Birmingham UK, 2018
"I'm Made of Milk", Horton Gallery, New York, 2017
"The Good Life", Ever Gold Projects, San Francisco, 2017
"Perfect Potatoes", Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, 2016
"Perfect/Parfait", Silencio, David, Lynch Club, Paris, 2015
Recent group shows include:
Played, Ebensperger Galerie, Salzburg, 2018
Desires, GNYP Gallery, Berlin, 2018
SURRREAL, KÖNIG Galerie, Berlin, 2016
Figuratively Speaking, Marcelle Joseph Projects, London, 2015
100 Painters of Tomorrow, Thames & Hudson, 2014
Painting Regarding The Present, Printed Matters, 2016
Groobey's work has been featured in The Brooklyn Rail, Novembre Magazine, Dapper Dan Magazine, ID-VICE, The New York Arts Magazine, Aesthetica Magazine.