Kate Groobey

1979 Born in Leeds, U.K.

Lives and Works in Yorkshire, England, and the South of France


2008 – 2010 MA in Painting, Royal College of Art

1997 – 2000 BFA Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford University

Solo Exhibition


Pure Pleasure, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK

Pure Pleasure, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo



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

The Good Life, Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco



Perfect Potatoes, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles



Perfect/Parfait, Silencio David Lynch Club, Paris



Ofr. Invites Kate Groobey, Paris

Group Exhibition


Played, Ebensperger Galerie, Salzburg

Desires, GNYP Gallery, Berlin



UNTITLED, Horton Gallery, Miami



NADA, Ever Gold [Projects], New York

The Classical, Transition Gallery, London

SURRREAL, König Galerie, Berlin

Code South Way Performance Night, Leclere Maison de Ventes, Marseille

Art16, Villa Lena Foundation, London

Glorious Abandon, Dynamite Projects, Redhill, UK



Summer Mix Turps Banana Gallery, London

Figuratively Speaking, Marcelle Joseph Projects, Heike Moras Art



100 Painters of Tomorrow, Beers Lambert, London

Selected by Cecily Brown, Gregor Muir, Sir Norman Rosenthal, Yuko Hasegawa, Suzanne Cotter, Suzanne Hudson, Philip Tinari, Tony Godfrey and Barry Schwabsky

In a dream, are all the characters really you? Mokspace, London

Inspirational Places, Cripta della Chiesa Bizantina di San Michele Arcangelo, Turin



I Did Did I, ASC Gallery, London

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

Curated by Robert Upstone of The Fine Art Society (formerly curator of British Modern Art at Tate Britain) & Paul Thompson

Creekside Open 2013, selected by Paul Noble and Ceri Hand



Backwards Man, CGP London/Cafe Gallery

Making Waves:International Contemporary Art from the Saatchi Gallery, Hyatt Regency, London



Tropical Meltdown, Peter Doig Studio, London

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA, London and Site Gallery / S1 Artspace, Sheffield



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

Mare Street Biennale: Unfeasibility Study


Aesthetica Magazine, Daiwa Creative Developments, 2018

The Brooklyn Rail, I’m Made of Milk, review by Alfred Mac Adam, 2017

Novembre Magazine, Story: Kate Groobey, 2017

Dinaburgarts, Three Women Refashion Figuration, essay by Alfred Mac Adam, 2017

Naives & Visionaries, Painting Regarding The Present, Edited by André Hemer, 2016

ID-Vice, Die britische künstlerin kate groobey malt den körper so, wie wir ihn fühlen, und nicht sehen, Germany, 2016

Dapper Dan Magazine, Opinions and Inspirations, Pants down! collaboration with Jina Khayyer, 2015

100 Painters of Tomorrow, Thames & Hudson, 2014

Articulated Artists Blog, Interview by Nick Nowicki, 2013

New York Arts Magazine, Artist Reviews: Groobey Dismembers, Then Reassembles by Madeleine Jones

Metro, London, Bloomberg New Contemporaries ICA, review by Fisun Güner, 2012

Artlyst, The ICA Finds Its Legs, Bloomberg New Contemporaries ICA, review by Alison Seligman, 2011

Bloomberg New Contemporaries catalogue, Heather Phillipson, 2011

Newspeak: British Art Now Part II catalogue, Paticia Ellis, 2010

Electronic Beats Magazine, Issue 3, Modern Painting: Canvasing New Truth, Emer Grant, 2010

Mare Street Biennale catalogue, Douglas Park, 2010