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 2018-20 Kate has been one of the  Artists in Residence at John Ruskins former home ‘Brantwood’.The outcome will be a solo exhibition ‘Ruskin’s Reverie’. From 4th April-10th May 2020.Please email to request a Private View Invitation.

About Kate

Kate painting

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

ITV Granada

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.


Kate will have her studio open on Sat 7th and Sunday 8th Dec 19 

(by appointment Fri 6th Dec)            10-4pm

Not to be missed!

Plum Tree Cottage   LA88AN..