Kate is an multi award-winning professional painter based in the English Lake District.

She is an elected member of the Society of Women Artists and The Lakes Artists Society and her work is held in both private and public collections. 

During 2019-20 Kate is one of the  Artists in Residence at John Ruskins former home.’Brantwood’ will be hosting her next solo exhibition during Easter 2020.

About Kate

Kate painting

Kate Bentley is an award winning, full-time, professional artist, based in the Southern Lake District.

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See Kate Bentley the artist on ITV

Kerrie Gosney from Granda TV joins Kate at Blea Tarn, Cumbria – a source of inspiration for the watercolour painting – to gain a deeper understanding of what it takes to be a professional painter.

This is the 5th episode in the TV series entitled “The Artist in the Landscape” where artists from all over the country are interviewed to get the story behind the works.


Kate exhibits nationally. Find a gallery near you.


 A solo exhibition of recent paintings

 Kate Bentley S.W.A.

6th April-11th May 2019

@Northern Lights Gallery, 22 St John’s St.
Keswick, Cumbria.CA12 5AS



“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul” 
― John Muir

Its Prize time!

Astounded and delighted to hear that Ive scooped First Prize for this Oil painting ‘Ethereal 3’ at The UPFRONT 2019 OPEN EXHIBITION
Exhibition Dates:
29th January – 24th March 2019
Phone – 01768484538
Email – info@up-front.com
Website – www.up-front.com
Address -Upfront, Nr Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TG 
Upfront Arts Charity No.1153089