Scottish (b.1979) |


Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions



Astral Flesh 2-Way Stretch, Dolph, London


Short-term Storage, Holly Hendry & Kate Owens Limoncello Cork Street, London


The Trees Get New Leaves In Spring, Engagement Space, New Walk Museum and Gallery, Leicester


A Mangy Gherkin on a Horse-dung Ground, Limoncello, London


Where I Caught Her Eye, CSM Window Galleries, London


The Only Possible Room, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh


The Pond and the Stream, The Goma, Madrid


Solo Presentation, Armory Show with Seventeen Gallery, New York


Carriers, Seventeen, London


Personal Bow, Dicksmith Gallery, London


Tommy Grace and Kate Owens, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh


Gates of Ades, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Selected group exhibitions


A real job is to make something, AIR at Lawrence Works, Haringey London


Shaping the Void II, Tannery Arts, London


True Spirit, Galerie Allen, Paris

Looking at People, Looking at Art, Division of Labour, London


Fancy Papers, with CommonRoom at Tenderbooks, London

80 Years, Limoncello, London

Member's Show Selected by Nik Void 2015, Oupost, Norwich

Artists In Residence, University of Hertfordshire, London


Hey, I'm Mr Poetic, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire

Psycho, Hadrian, Frutta, Rome

Faire des Fleurs, Florence Loewy, Paris


Borderline,La GAD, Marseille, France

INHERENT VICE, Peckham Artistsí Moving Image, London

Stopped Clocks in Places of Busyness, Fold Gallery, London

Everything Wants to Run, Block 336, London


Focus, Frieze New York with Seventeen Gallery, New York

You Know?, Altman Siegel, San Francisco

SV12, selected by Jenni Lomax & Mike Nelson, Studio Voltaire, London

Who Am I? What Am I Doing Here?, Shanaynay, Paris

Starry Rubric Set, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire

Glaze Part 2, Chez Valentin, curated by George Henry Longly,Paris


Eleventh Hour, Futura Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague

Claire Nereim, Kate Owens, Sean Talley, Alice Tippit, Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles

Portmanteau, with James Davis, Possible Projects, Philadelphia

Like rowing a boat; facing the way you came, Gallery Vela, London


Pursuing the Turquoise Universal, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire


Aggregate! with David Murphy, E:vent Gallery, London

Glaze, Bischoff/Weiss, curated by George Henry Longly, London

Gravity's Rainbow, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Cross Counter, XYZ Collective, Tokyo

ABoT, touring exhibition, MAK Vienna, MGLC Ljubljana, UPM Prague

Eastern Pavillions Print Portfolio, Bethnal Green Library, London


Boom, Hotel, London


The Mousetrap, Galleria Tiziana di Caro, curated by Chris Sharp, Italy


Mulberry Tree Press, SE8, Cabinet curated by Laura McLean-Ferris, London


In Which the Wind is also a Protagonist, La générale, curated by Chris Sharp, France


Fake Modern, Camden Arts Centre, London


To get her, Catalyst Arts, Belfast


PV Thursday the 24th June, Seventeen Gallery, London


Secret Confession, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh


Justin Beal, Lena Daly, Kate Owens, Jancar Jones Gallery, SanFrancisco


Altogether Elsewhere, Zoo 2009, curated by Rob Tufnell, London


Pete & Repeat, Arcade Gallery, London


The End is the beginning is the End, University of Reading Gallery


Travelling Gallery, Touring Exhibition, Scotland


Contested Ground, Zabludowicz Collection, London


MA Show, Royal College of Art, London


A Colour Box, Arcade Gallery, London


Young Athenians, 1st Athens Biennial: Destroy Athens, Greece


I can't live without..., Showroom Gallery, curated by Shama Khanna, London


performances / events



Generation Art Symposium, Guest Speaker, De Montfort University, Leicester


Why Don't You Make Eyes In Those Holes? Workshop, New Walk Museum & Gallery, Leicester


Why Don't You Make Eyes In Those Holes? Workshop & Performance, University of Hertfordshire Gallery, Hatfield


Hard, How Hard? Harder Than That, Performance, Camden Arts Centre, London


Detour Cally Road, Artist's Walk, AIR Studio, Central Saint Martins, London


Painting from the Zabludowicz Collection Part II, Performance/Exhibition Tour, Zabludowicz Collection, London


Defining Pi, Performance, Cambridge University Festival of Ideas, Cambridge


Artistís Talk, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh


Artist’s Talk, Eastern Pavillions Print Portfolio, ICA, London


Artist's Talk, Nomad Lab, Central Saint Martins School of Art & Design, London


Psychedelic Conference, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire


Rainbow Slideshow, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Residences / Awards


Project Grant, The Elephant Trust


Artist In Residence, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield


Defining Pi, Research Award from Wysing Arts Centre & Raspberry Pi Foundation, Cambridge


Creative Initiative Award, Residency at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh


Cocheme Fellowship, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London


Project Grant, The Hope Scott Trust


Department of Psychedelic Studies, Wysing Arts Centre Residency


Recognition Award, AboT, MAK Vienna


Project Grant, The Elephant Trust


South Square Trust Award, Royal College of Art


Paris Studio Residency Award, Royal College of Art


Hospitalfield Residency, Royal Scottish Academy and Scottish Arts Council

Press / publications

Looking At Painting Vol.II, Published by Jessie Churchill, Leeds 2016

A Mangy Gherkin on a Horse-Dung Ground, Art Review, Sean Ashton, Dec 2013

Pursuing the Turquoise Universal, The Guardian, Skye Sherwin, Aug 2011

Kate Owens-Carriers, Time Out London, Helen Sumpter, Apr 2011

Kate Owens-Dicksmith-London, Flash Art, Dean Kissick, Nov-Dec 2009, p.100.

Kate Owens, Frieze Art Fair Yearbook 09-10, Sarah Lowndes, 15-18 October 2009

Personal Bow, Exhibition Text, Dickmith Gallery, Anne-Marie Watson, September 2009

Altogether Elsewhere,Zoo 2009 Catalogue, Rob Tufnell, 16-19 October 2009, p.39.

Tommy Grace and Kate Owens,Frieze Issue 113, Neil Mulholland, Mar 2008, p.198.

Destroy Athens Catalogue:1st Athens Biennial, 10 Sep – 18 Nov 2007, p.170-171.

It’s in the bag if you keep an open mind, The Scotsman, Susan Mansfield, Nov 2007.

Beck’s Futures 2006 Catalogue, ICA, London, p.109-110.

The Four, Susannah Thompson, The Map, Issue 8, Winter 2006.

Daria Martin & Kate Owens, Collective Gallery Publication, Susannah Thompson, July 2005



MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art


BA (Hons) Painting, Edinburgh College of Art



Kate Owens