Kate Newby was born in Auckland, New Zealand and is now based in Brooklyn, New York. Recent solo exhibitions include: Wild was the night, Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne (2019); A puzzling light and moving, lumber room, Portland, OR (2019); I can’t nail the days down, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2018); Let me be the wind that pulls your hair, Artpace, San Antonio, TX (2017); I feel like a truck on a wet highway, Lulu, Mexico City (2014); and Maybe I won‘t go to sleep at all., La Loge, Brussels (2013).
Her works have been shown in international group exhibitions, including at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2019); Art : Concept, Paris (2019); 21st Biennale of Sydney (2018); Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York (2018); Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm (2017); SculptureCenter, New York (2017); Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland (2015); and Arnolfini, Bristol (2014).
Kate has undertaken residencies at The Chinati Foundation, TX (2017), Artpace, TX (2017) and Fogo Island (2013). In 2019 Kate was a recipient of The Joan Mitchell Foundation – 2019 Painters & Sculptors Grant.