Kate Woods

b. 1981

Kate Woods was born in Auckland in 1981. She is a Wellington based artist who holds a BFA from Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University (2002). Kate has exhibited widely in artist run spaces, dealer and public galleries including Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland; XYZ Gallery, Tokyo and City Gallery Wellington. In 2012 she was the recipient of an Asia: NZ foundation residency at Three Shadows Photography Art Centre in Beijing.

Awards and Residencies
Recipient of Asia: NZ foundation artist residency at Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China, 2012
Elam School of Fine Arts, Senior Painting Prize, 2002
Winner of the Young Mt Eden Artists Awards overall prize and photography prize, judged by Allan Smith, 2000

Solo Exhibitions

2018 The Water Project, Ashburton Art Gallery Water Feature, Dunedin Public Art Gallery (Rear Window space), Wai, Bartley+Company, Wellington
2017 Limited Editions, Mossgreen-Webb’s Elam Art Stories at Auckland Lantern Festival, Auckland Domain
2014 The Bonfire Almanac, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland Festival of Photography
2014 Abstract Geology, Milford Galleries, Queenstown, NZ
2013 Bonfires of 1986 (Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland)
2010 Non-site (Billboard project, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland)
2008 TROUBLE EVERYDAY (Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin)
2008 Nonsites/Image Worlds (TCB Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Andrea Bell)
2006 SPACED (High St Project, Christchurch)
 The Studio On Location (Maheke Gallery, Auckland)
2004 Everything With Ice (Rm103, Auckland)
2002 Anti-Gravity (temporary installation at Lowe Lintas, Auckland)

Selected Group Exhibitions

Water Feature, Mason’s Screen / CIRCUIT, Wellington, NZ
Still Water Goes Stagnant, Sarjeant on the Quay, Wanganui, NZ, curated by Sarah McClintock
Staging Post, Milford Galleries, Queenstown, NZ
Everyday Things, Ashburton Art Gallery/CIRCUIT, Ashburton, NZ
Visiting Asia, Hastings City Art Gallery, NZ
Camera Hunting, with John Woods, Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland, NZ

Everyday Things, Tauranga Art Gallery/CIRCUIT, Tauranga, NZ
Visiting Asia, Te Tuhi, Auckland, NZ
The More You Know, The Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, NZ, curated by Sophie Thorn
Cut + Paste: The Practice of Collage, The Dowse, Wellington, NZ curated by Sian van Dyk)
Imagine Asia, Pataka, Wellington, NZ curated by Mark Hutchins-Pond

Unstuck in Time, Te Tuhi, Auckland, NZ curated by Bruce E. Phillips
Kids of Dada prize nominee exhibition, Hoxton Gallery, London, (UK)


Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004-2013 (NZ video section, collaboration with National Park, City Gallery Wellington, curated by Aaron Lister and Mark Williams)
Hue & Cry issue 7, page work in journal

Hyperspace (with Kerry Ann Lee, Bartley + Company Art, Wellington)

Ménage à Trois (TCB, Melbourne, AUS and XYZ Collective, Tokyo, JP, curated by Claudia Arozqueta)
A View from Where I Was Sleeping (Dowse, Wellington, curated by Lily Hacking)
The Chinese horoscope Show (Enjoy Gallery, Wellington, curated by Erica van Zon)
Soft Cut (Calder and Lawson Gallery, Hamilton, curated by Karl Chitham)

Imaginary Geographies (Project for the Courtney Place Lightboxes, Wellington, Curated by Claudia Arozqueta)

Un-sited (City Gallery Wellington)

The Black Door Files (Black Door, Istanbul)
Whole Pieces (Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Pip Wallis)
Contemplating the Marvellous (Bartley and Company, Wellington)

Cut Here (City Art Rooms, Auckland)

Skins: billboard project (City Art Rooms/various outdoor sites, Auckland)

Bridge Art Fair (Berlin, DE)

Contours & Conditions (City Art Rooms, Auckland)

Living Together (Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery Wellington)

Walk The Line: Lee Jensen & Kate Woods (Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery Wellington, curated by Sarah Farrar)