Kate Groobey is a British artist born in Leeds and based between Paris and London. She attended the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art at Oxford University, graduating in 2000 with her BFA, and the Royal College of Art in London, graduating in 2010 with an MA in Painting. Recent exhibitions include Pure Pleasure at Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo (2018); I'm Made of Milk at Horton Gallery, New York (2017), The Good Life at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco (2017); The Classical at Transition Gallery, London (2016); 6 Ans at La Sira, Paris (2016); Perfect Potatoes at Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles (2016, solo exhibition); SURRREAL at König Galerie, Berlin (2016); Art16 at Villa Lena Foundation, London; Glorious Abandon at Dynamite Projects, Redhill, UK (2016); Perfect | Parfait at David Lynch Club Silencio, Paris (2015, solo exhibition); Summer Mix at Turps Banana Gallery, London (2015); Figuratively Speaking, organized by Marcelle Joseph Projects at Heike Moras, London (2015); and 100 Painters of Tomorrow at Beers Contemporary, London (2014). Her work has been covered by periodicals including i-D/vice (Germany), Dapper Dan Magazine (Greece/United Kingdom), Articulated Artists, New York Arts Magazine, Artlyst (London). Her work has also been included in the publications 100 Painters of Tomorrow (2014), and the Bloomberg New Contemporaries catalog (2011). Her work is represented in the Johann König collection (Berlin) and the Saatchi collection (London). In June 2018, Groobey became the first woman to receive the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize since it was established in 1988.


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Exhibitions with Ever Gold [Projects]:

Zachary Armstrong, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Mario Ayala, Sadie Barnette, Chris Burden, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Serge Attukwei Clottey, Petra Cortright, Mark Flood, Kate Groobey, Brian Harte, Marc Horowitz, Paul Kos, Jasmine Little, Mieke Marple, Shaina McCoy, Barry McGee, MOCA (Museum of Conceptual Art), Oscar Murillo, Guy Overfelt, Cameron Platter, Kour Pour, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Tom Sachs, Adam Parker Smith, Takis, and Christine Wang
Gold Standard: Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition
January 12 – February 24, 2019

Kate Groobey
The Good Life
June 1 – July 1, 2017

Kate Groobey and Cameron Platter
NADA New York
March 2-5, 2017



Selected Press:

Metropolis Japan: Pure Pleasure by Kate Groobey
Creative Boom: Kate Groobey becomes the first woman to scoop the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize
Outsideleft: Kate Groovy!
The Brooklyn Rail: Kate Groobey: I’m Made of Milk


Kate Groobey
Hello Sheriff, 2016
Oil on canvas
64 x 51 inches



Kate Groobey
Ranger Khayyer, 2017
Oil on canvas
71 x 55 inches



Kate Groobey
Holding, 2017
Oil on canvas
73 x 59 inches



Kate Groobey
The Good Life II, 2017
Oil on canvas
73 x 59 inches



Kate Groobey
High Horse, 2017
Oil on canvas
71 x 57 inches







Born 1979, Leeds, England
Lives and works in London, England




MFA (Painting), Royal College of Art (London, England)

BFA, Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford University (Oxford, England)



Solo Exhibitions

Pure Pleasure at Mizuma Art Gallery (Tokyo, Japan)
Pure Pleasure at Ikon Gallery (Birmingham, England)

I’m Made Of Milk at Horton Gallery (New York, NY)
The Good Life at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, CA)

Perfect Potatoes at Redling Fine Art (Los Angeles, CA)

Perfect | Parfait at David Lynch Club Silencio (Paris, France)



Two Person Exhibitions

NADA New York (with Cameron Platter) with Ever Gold [Projects] (New York, NY)



Selected Group Exhibitions

Played at Ebensperger Galerie (Salzburg, Austria)
Desires at GNYP Gallery (Berlin, Germany)

UNTITLED Miami Beach with Horton Gallery (New York, NY)

The Classical at Transition Gallery (London, England)
6 Ans at La Sira (Paris, France)
Code South Way Performance and Party (Marseille, France)
Surrreal at König Galerie (Berlin, Germany)
Art 16 at Villa Lena Foundation (London, England)
Glorious Abandon at Dynamite Projects (Redhill, England)

Summer Mix at Turps Banana Gallery (London, England)
Figuratively Speaking, Marcelle Joseph Projects at Heike Moras (London, England)

100 Painters of Tomorrow at Beers Company (London, England)
In a dream, are all the characters really you? at Mokspace (London, England)
Ofr. Invites Kate Groobey at Ofr. (Paris, France)
Inspirational Places, curated by Patrizia Bottallo at Cripta della Chiesa Bizantina di San Michele Arcangelo (Turin, Italy)

I did did I, curated by Kes Richardson at ASC Gallery (London, England)

The Perfect Place To Grow: 175 Years of the Royal College of Art, curated by Robert Upstone and Paul Thompson at the Royal College of Art (London, England) Sense of Adventure, curated by Kate Groobey and Avis Underwood at The Pullman Hotel (London, England)
Moments Arounds Us, curated by Sotiris Kyriacou at Whitechapel Idea Store (London, England)
Making Waves: International Contemporary Art from Saatchi Gallery at Hyatt Regency (London, England)
Backwards Man at CGP London, Cafe Gallery (London, England)

I live in my own world, but it’s ok, they know me here at Elizabeth House, ACTE Arts (London, England)
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011 at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London and Site Gallery/S1 Artspace (Sheffield, England)
Sight Insight, curated by Avis Underwood and Kate Groobey at Asylum Project Space (London, England)
Tropical Meltdown at Peter Doig Studio (London, England)
Newspeak: British Art Now, Part II at Saatchi Gallery (London, England)

Mare Street Biennale: Unfeasibility Study at Feltrooms (London, England)




Daiwa Foundation Art Prize