Current: On Your Mark, Varley Art Gallery of Markham curated by Anik Glaude
Opening: January 31, 2016, 2 -4 pm
Kate Wilson is a Toronto-based visual artist whose practice includes site-specific large-scale wall drawing projects, digital painting and animation. Wilson has exhibited nationally and internationally and is a recipient of awards from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts including the Canada Council for the Arts International Residencies (Paris)
Exhibitions include the Western New York Biennial organized by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA; Canadian Club, The Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France; Real Estate Flowers at the Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia; Microbial Baroque, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia; CAFKA.09: Veracity, Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, Kitchener, Ontario; Collages in Motion and Artificial Dreams at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia; Curious Lights at the Union Gallery, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario; Cultural, Temporal and Imagined: Landscape in Recent Contemporary Acquisitions, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia; and Ecotopia curated by Amanda Cachia, at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, and toured to the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, (Lethbridge, Alberta), Nickle Galleries (Calgary, Alberta) and the Kenderdine Art Gallery (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). In 2014, Kate Wilson participated in the Ontario College of Art & Design University Digital Painting Atelier: Drawing and Painting Program, DPXA Area of Specialization in the Faculty of Art, Toronto, Ontario. Recent residencies include the Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program through the Ontario Heritage Trust. In 2016, Wilson will take part in On Your Mark, a drawing exhibition curated by Anik Glaude, at the Varley Art Gallery, Markham, Ontario.
Kate’s work can be found in private, corporate and public gallery collections including the Canada Council Art Bank, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Museum London, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Toronto Board of Education, Kelowna Art Gallery, Ontario College of Art and Design University, BMO Financial Group, and the National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives.