Kate Davis (London)

Kate Davis (b. 1960, Chesham) lives and works in London. Davis studied at Hertfordshire College of Art and Design,  Falmouth School of Art and the Slade, London for her MA and then went on to be the first female Stanley Picker Sculpture Fellow at Kingston University. In 2007 Davis was artist in residence at The Wordsworth Trust and in 2011 completed  a DLR commission with Modus Operandi to site three  permanent works at Langdon Park Station. Her work addresses issues of the heart , mortality and desire. She has received numerous awards including the Sydney Water Sculpture prize, the first Jerwood drawing prize, the Sargant fellowship at the British school of Rome, the Stanley picker fellowship at Kingston and the Young Artist of the Year award at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. Kate Davis is a tutor in sculpture and fellow at The Royal College of Art. and is currently  working on the Light and Water commission at Riverlight, a St Jame’s development in London with the Scottish artist David Moore and Futurecity. Her work is in various collections here and abroad including, The British Museum Drawing Collection, British Land, The Cranford Collection, Mima, and The International Collage Center, New York. A sculpture relating to the drawing What? 2013 can be seen in the exhibition North South Divine at Platform A , Middlesbrough (17th May-20th June).

Last updated: 30.09.2014

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