Kate Newby

Kate Newby (b. 1979, New Zealand) works with installation, textile, ceramics, casting and glass. Her work explores the limits and nature of sculpture, not only in space but also where and how sculpture happens. In 2012 she was awarded the renowned Walter’s Prize. Newby graduated with a Doctor of Fine Arts from the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts. Newby has had solo shows at The Lumber Room, Portland, USA; Hordaland kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway; The Sunday Painter, London, United Kingdom; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria; Michael Lett, Auckland, New Zealand; Artpace, San Antonio, USA; The Poor Farm, Wisconsin, USA; COOPER COLE, Toronto, Canada; Laurel Gitlen, New York, USA; Laurel Doody, Los Angeles, USA; Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico; La Loge, Brussels, Belgium; Fogo Island Gallery, Newfoundland, Canada; among others. Her works have also been shown in international group exhibitions at venues such as 56 Henry, New York, USA; Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany; 21st Biennale of Sydney, Australia; Scrap Metal, Toronto, Canada; The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden; Sculpture Center, New York, USA; Casa del Lago, Mexico City, Mexico; Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand; and Arnolfini, Bristol, United Kingdom. In 2017 Newby undertook residencies at The Chinati Foundation, Marfa and Artpace, San Antonio, USA and Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada in 2013. Newby currently lives and works between Auckland, New Zealand and Brooklyn, USA.