Kate Bentley

Exhibition history

Painting Prizes , Awards & Membership
2017- Winner-Lancashire Life’s Landscape Artist of the Year
2017-Prize winner-2nd @Cumbrian Open Exhibition ,Penrith.
2016-‘HRH Princess Michael of Kent Watercolour Award’-Mall Galleries ,London.
2014- Awarded associate membership to the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
2014- Awarded Full membership to The Society of Women Artists, London.
2013-Prize-winner at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists ‘Annual Prize Exhibition’
2013- Awarded associate membership to the The Society of Women Artists, London.
2012-Awarded membership to the Lakes Artists Society
2012-Awarded membership to the Birmingham Watercolour Society
2012- ‘The Peter Tyson Award’ -The Lakes Artists Society
2010- ‘The Rheged Prize’ -The Lakes Artists Society
2008-‘The Winsor and Newton Choice Award’- The Society of Women Artists
2005- Portrait Award- Granada TV. North-East Finalist-for programme “A Brush with Fame”

2017
*Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition-The Mall Galleries, London
*Bellwood &Wright Fine Art Gallery,The Big Print Exhibition,Lancaster.
*Bellwood &Wright Fine Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition-‘Recent works’,Lancaster
*The Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters,Mall Galleries,London.
*The Cumbrian Open Exhibition,Penrith
*The Royal Scottish Watercolour Society, Annual Exhibition, Royal Academy, Edinburgh

2016
*Lakes Artists Winter Exhibtion ,Upfront Gallery, Penrith
*Big Minatures Exhibition-Bellwood and Wright, Lancaster
*RBSA Members exhibition-Royal Birmingham Society Gallery

  • Ealdhain Arts Trust- Fort William Mountain Festival -Lime Tree Gallery
  • Elements-a solo exhibition- Brantwood ,Coniston ,Cumbria
  • Maiden Bridge Gallery 2016 Summer Exhibition, Bentham ,Lancs
  • Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition-The Mall Galleries, London
  • The Lakes Artists Annual Summer Exhibition-Grasmere, Cumbria

2015
 *The Cumbria Open-Upfront Gallery, Penrith.
 Solo ‘Drama in the Dales’, Lime Gallery ,Settle.
 Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition-The Mall Galleries, London
 The Lakes Artists Annual Summer Exhibition-Grasmere, Cumbria
 Aberdeen Art Fair, Aberdeen Music Hall, Aberdeen
 The Edinburgh Art Fair-The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
 Buy Art Fair-Manchester.
 Gallery Different-London
 Royal Birmingham Society of Artists-Members Exhibition.
 Bellwood and Wright Gallery,Lancaster.
 The Lakes Artists Winter Exhibition-Rheged Centre, Penrith,

2014

  • The Cumbria Open-Upfront Gallery, Penrith.
  • The Royal Watercolour Society ‘Contemporary’ Open Exhibition-Bankside Gallery, London
  • Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters Annual Exhibition-The Mall Galleries, London
  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists -‘Candidates Exhibition’
  • Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition-The Mall Galleries, London
  • New work-Summer exhibition’-Castlegate House Gallery,Cockermouth,Cumbria
  • The Lakes Artists Annual Summer Exhibition-Grasmere, Cumbria
  • Birmingham Watercolour Society Summer Exhibition- Hanbury Hall
  • Society of Women Artists: Curator’s Pick, Gallery Different, London
  • The Lime Gallery Solo show-‘Recent Works’ The Lime Gallery, Settle, N.Yorkshire,
  • The Society of Women Artists-Selected Artists at The Minster Gallery, Winchester
  • The Edingburgh Art Fair-The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
  • The Lakes Artists Winter Exhibition-Rheged Centre, Penrith,

2013

  • The Cumbria Open-Upfront Gallery, Penrith.
  • The Royal Watercolour Society ‘Contemporary’ Open Exhibition-Bankside Gallery,London
  • Birmingham Watercolour Society Spring Show-Weston Park
  • Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters Annual Exhibition-The Mall Galleries,London
  • Solo show ‘Skyline’ ,The Lime Gallery,Settle,W.Yorks
  • Solo Show-‘Out and About’-Heron Theatre,Beetham,Cumbria.
  • Harrogate Art Show-Harrogate.
  • Summer Exhibition-Artroom Gallery-Garstang,Preston.
  • The Lakes Artists Annual Summer Exhibition-Grasmere, Cumbria
  • The Lakes Artists Winter Exhibition,Rheged,Penrith.
  • Joint Show ‘Introducing’-Castlegate House Gallery,Cockermouth,Cumbria

2012

  • The Cumbria Open-Upfront Gallery, Penrith
  • Group Show – Artsbank, Saltburn
  • Group Show – The Hillier Gallery, Stratford Upon Avon
  • The Stockport Open – Stockport
  • Royal Society of Birmingham Artists – Birmingham
  • The Lakes Artists Annual Exhibition – Grasmere, Cumbria

2011

  • Solo Exhibition – ‘The Darker Side of Light’ – Brantwood, Coniston
  • Group Show – The Arts Bank, Saltburn and Barnard Castle
  • Group Show – The Hillier Gallery, Stratford Upon Avon
  • The Lakes Artists Annual Exhibition – Grasmere, Cumbria

2010

  • Group show-Studio Art Gallery, Warrington
  • Womens Show-Lanercost Priory Gallery, Carlisle
  • Group Show-Pheonix Gallery, Penrith
  • Cumbria Open-Upfront Gallery, Penrith
  • Royal Institute of Watercolour Artists – The Mall Galleries, London
  • Solo show-Frozen Forests-Yew Tree Barn, Cumbria
  • Society of Women Artists-Mall Galleries, London
  • Summer Show-Maidenbridge Gallery,High Bentham, Lancs
  • Solo show-Grounded-Yew Tree Barn, Cumbria
  • The Lakes Artists Society – Grasmere, Cumbria

2009

  • Group show-Lanercost Priory Gallery, Carlisle
  • Opening Show -Pheonix Gallery-Penrith
  • Group Show-Studio Art-Warrington
  • Group Show – The Architects Gallery, Teddington, London
  • Group Show – The PAD Gallery,Preston
  • Take Three Girls – Fine Art UK, Ledbury, Herefordshire
  • Group Show – Upfront Galllery, Penrith.
  • Society of Women’s Artists-The Mall Galleries, London
  • 21st Century Watercolour Open Competition – Bankside Gallery, Royal Watercolour Society, London

2008

  • Bough Down-Solo Show – Lancaster University, Lancs
  • Colour in Art Exhibition- Fine Art UK, Ledbury, Herefordshire
  • Society of Women’s Artists Exhibition-Fine Art UK, Ledbury, Herefordshire
  • Once upon a time-Solo show – The Brewery Arts Centre,Kendal
  • Royal Institute of Watercolour Artists – The Mall Galleries, London
  • Society of Women’s Artists-The Mall Galleries, London
  • The P.A.D Gallery-Preston,Lancs

2007

  • Society of Women’s Artists-The Mall Galleries, London
  • Yew Tree Gallery-High Newton, Windermere
  • Karen Taylor Contemporary Art Gallery-London
  • The Edge Contemporary Art Gallery, Lancaster
  • The Affordable Art Fair-London
  • The Lakes Artists Annual Exhibition-Grasmere
  • Green Door Annual Exhibition- Alexandra Gallery, University of Cumbria

2006

  • New Art at The Old School-Lowick Arts Centre, Cumbria
  • Green Door Studios-Artists Studio Trail Event
  • Brewery Arts Centre- Kendal, Cumbria
  • RSPB Leighton Moss-Silverdale Arts Trail- Silverdale, Lancs
  • Society of Women Artists-The Mall Galleries, London
  • Karen Taylor Contemporary Art Gallery-London
  • 4th Annual Open – The Upfront Gallery, Penrith

2005

  • Art of Romance Exhibition-Karen Taylor Contemporary Art Gallery, London
  • Open Exhibition-Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham
  • Mixed Exhibition-Paper, Scissor, Stone Gallery, Hartlepool.
  • The Edge Gallery, Lancaster
  • Society of Women Artists-The Mall Galleries,London
  • GD10 Exhibition-Brewery Arts Centre – Kendal.
  • Open Studio Trail-Lancashire
  • Brewery Open Exhibition-The Warehouse Gallery-Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal.
  • Granada TV North-East Finalist-for “A Brush with Fame” Portrait Award-Newcastle.
  • Green Door Studios Annual Exhibition-Grasmere,Cumbria.
  • One +One+One Exhibition-The Signature Gallery, Kendal.
  • Mixed Christmas Exhibition-Karen Taylor Contemporary Gallery, London.