Kate Woods

b. 1981

Kate Woods was born in Auckland in 1981. She is an Tāmaki Makaurau 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.

CIRCUIT Projects

Experiment 120, France (2020) 
Masons Screen (2016) 

Selected Exhibitions


Sites and Settings, Northart, Auckland

Experiment 120, Lieu unique, Nantes, France 

The Water Project, Ashburton Art Gallery
Water Feature, Rear Window Project, Dunedin Public Art Gallery 
Wai, Bartley+Company, Wellington

Limited Editions, Mossgreen-Webb’s Elam Art Stories at Auckland Lantern Festival, Auckland Domain

Masons Screen, Wellington
Still Water Goes Stagnant, Sarjeant on the Quay, Wanganui
Staging Post, Milford Galleries, Queenstown
Everyday Things, Ashburton Art Gallery/CIRCUIT, Ashburton
Visiting Asia, Hastings City Art Gallery
Camera Hunting, Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland

Everyday Things, Tauranga Art Gallery/CIRCUIT, Tauranga
Visiting Asia, Te Tuhi, Auckland
The More You Know, The Adam Art Gallery, Wellington
Cut + Paste: The Practice of Collage, The Dowse, Wellington
Imagine Asia, Pataka, Wellington

The Bonfire Almanac (solo), Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland Festival of Photography
Abstract Geology (solo), Milford Galleries, Queenstown
Unstuck in Time, Te Tuhi, Auckland
Kids of Dada prize nominee exhibition, Hoxton Gallery, London, UK

Ménage à Trois TCB, Melbourne, AUS / XYZ Collective, Tokyo, Japan
A View from Where I Was Sleeping, Dowse Art Gallery, Wellington
The Chinese horoscope Show, Enjoy Gallery, Wellington
Soft Cut Calder and Lawson Gallery, Hamilton

Bonfires of 1986 (solo), Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland
Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004-2013, City Gallery Wellington
Hue & Cry issue 7, page work in journal

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

Imaginary Geographies, Courtney Place Lightboxes, Wellington
Un-sited, City Gallery Wellington)

Non-site, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland
The Black Door Files, Black Door, Istanbul, Turkey
Whole Pieces, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
Contemplating the Marvellous, Bartley and Company, Wellington)

Cut Here (City Art Rooms, Auckland)

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

TROUBLE EVERYDAY (solo), Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
Nonsites/Image Worlds (solo), TCB Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Bridge Art Fair, Berlin, Germany
Contours & Conditions City Art Rooms, Auckland