Kate Groobey

b. 1979, UK
Lives and works, Marseille, France

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Assholes of Ambition (2018)

Watercolour on paper

29.5 × 20.75 cm (11 ½ × 8 ½ in)

Big Hot Woman (2016)

Watercolour on paper

29.5 × 20.75 cm (11 ½ × 8 ½ in)

The Shit Deflector (2016)

Watercolour on paper

29.5 × 20.75 cm (11 ½ × 8 ½ in)

I Hate Everything Man (2015)

Oil on canvas

147 × 110 cm (57¾ × 43 ¼ in)

I Hate Everything Man (2015) (on right)

Installation view, Sim Smith, London, 2019

I Hate Everything Man (2015)

Watercolour on paper

29.5 × 20.75 cm (11 ½ × 8 ½ in)

EDUCATION

2008 - 2010 

MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London

1997 - 2000 

BFA Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford University, Pembroke College

AWARDS 

2018

Creative Development Funding, Arts Council England

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, London/Tokyo

Stanley Smith Scholarship, Royal College of Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

​2019

Assholes Of Ambition, RIBOT, Milan

Pure Pleasure, Atopos with Ikon Galley, Venice

2018

Pure Pleasure, Ikon Gallery, UK

Pure Pleasure, Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo

2017

I'm Made of Milk, Horton Gallery, New York 

The Good Life, Ever Gold Projects, San Francisco 

2016

Perfect Potatoes, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles 

2015

Perfect | Parfait performance, David Lynch Club Silencio, Paris 

2014

Ofr.  Invites Kate Groobey, Paris. 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

What Kind Of Spirit Is This? SIM SMITH, London

2018

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize, London

Played, Ebensperger Galerie, Salzburg

Desires, GNYP Gallery, Berlin

2017

UNTITLED, Horton Gallery, Miami

2016

NADA, Ever Gold Projects, NYC

The Classical, Transition Gallery, London, curated by Kris Day

Performance Night & Party, Code South Way, Marseille, curated by Emmanuelle Luciani

SURRREAL, König Galerie, Berlin 

Art16, Villa Lena Foundation, London

2015

Figuratively Speaking, Marcelle Joseph Projects at Heike Moras, London.

2014

100 Painters of Tomorrow, Beers Contemporary, London

2013

I did did I, ASC Gallery, London, curated by Kes Richardson.

​2012

The Perfect Place To Grow: 175 Years of the Royal College of Art    

Making Waves: International Contemporary Art from the Saatchi Gallery

​Backwards Man, CGP London, Cafe Gallery

2011

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011, ICA (London), Site Gallery, S1 Artspace (Sheffield)

​2010

Newspeak: British Art Now Part II, Saatchi Gallery, London 

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