Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson


Recent exhibitions:

Kate Wilson: The Body May be Said to Think
Curated by Stuart Reid with works by Doris McCarthy & Kate Wilson
Doris McCarthy Gallery 
Until January 26, 2019
Artist Talk at Doris McCarthy Gallery January 23, 1-2 pm
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Dreamlands Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905 – 2016
The Whitney Museum of American Art,  Oct. 28 – Feb. 8, 2017
GHC artists Lyla Rye and Kate Wilson along with numerous Canadian artists are included in Lorna Mills “Ways of Something” video project which was acquired by the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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.


University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, Beyond/ In Western New York, Installation

Untitled, study for a large-scale wall drawing, ink + copic pen on paper, 27 x 35 cm / 10.6″ x 13.8″ 2010-11

Untitled, study for a large-scale wall drawing, ink on paper, 27 x 35 cm / 10.6″ x 13.8″ 2010-11

Life on Mars, oil on panel, 12 x 16″ | 30.48 x 40.64 cm, 2010


January 29, 2011 3:23 pm

gary michael dault

lovely, stirring, majestic, elegiac,

January 29, 2011 6:58 pm

Frances Thomas

Trying to catch my breath….superb!

October 29, 2012 7:28 pm

Graham Loaring

Very very inspire.

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