Kate is an multi award-winning professional painter. She recently moved from the Lake District and is now based on the Solway coast in South west Scotland.

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


About Kate

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Image-Turners Skies-“Never if you can help it miss seeing the sunset and the dawn”-Ruskin.

Oil on Panel .118x80cm

 Solo Exhibition 2nd February – 19th  April 2022

‘Ruskin’s Reverie in the Blue Gallery’

Kate was an Artist in Residence at John Ruskin’s former home ‘Brantwood’ from Sept 2018 – April 2020. The outcome was the exhibition ‘Ruskin’s Reverie’ 25th Sept – 7th Nov 2021.In Spring 2022 a select number of these works have been choosen by the directors of Brantwood will be exhibited in The Blue Gallery in the main house at Brantwood.

Read about Ruskin’s Reverie here >