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Kate Piekutowski

Printmaker

About

a / t e r e d  s t a t e is a body of work that has developed from my most recent artist residency in Vadodara, India. It explores the chaos, the cultural displacement and a personal experience of finding identity. The title itself, acts as a double entendre, referring to the various states and editions of my printmaking process as well as altered states of mind. Through the technique of traditional etching onto steel, my work investigates a vulnerable relationship which can develop between identity and place. Is it a response to how we behave within our surroundings as well as how experience can define us. As a first-generation child of Polish migrants, I am continually fascinated by how we ‘belong’ and connect within community. Having recently moved to Melbourne, this work reflects on my own cultural experience and the concept of living between two cities. The layering in this work as well as the architectural jungle and repetition of motifs, becomes a metaphor for chaos and how the audience can ultimately navigate, dancing between foreground and background. These autobiographical landscapes ultimately attempt to connect to place, to find connection between something concrete and something intangible, as the protagonist becomes lost between worlds.

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EDUCATION

 

2009- 2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2011-2012 Graduate Diploma of Fine Arts, School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2012-2013 Masters of Fine Art and Design in Printmaking, School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2014 Diploma of Visual Arts, Jewelry, TAFE Tasmania

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2011-08 Entrepot Gallery, Salamanca TAS – Oh Nostalgia, how did you find me?

2012-02 Rebecca Roth Gallery, Salamanca TAS – A European Nostalgia

2012-03 Preachers, Salamanca TAS- Works by Kate Piekutowski

2012-04 Goulburn Street Gallery, West Hobart TAS – Birdsong

2012-08 Inka Gallery, Salamanca TAS- The Depiction of a Romantic, Solo Exhibition

2012-12 Rebecca Roth Gallery, Salamanca TAS- Solo Exhibition of prints

2013-01 Sidespace Gallery, Salamanca TAS- Belonging- Collaborative Exhibition of works with Chris Kurrish and Steph Parkyn

2013-06 Gallery Pejean, Launceston TAS- Solo Exhibition of Prints

2013-12 Agora Gallery, New York City- Group show

2013-12 Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, Solo Exhibition of Prints

2014-06 Colville Gallery, Hobart, TAS- Solo Exhibition

2014-11 Gallery Pejean, Launceston, TAS- Solo Exhibition

2015-04 The Search for the Lily of the Valley, Melbourne, FAWN Gallery, Solo exhibition

2015-06 Gather ye rosebuds, Sidespace Gallery, Hobart, TAS, Solo exhibition

2015-09, Lightness of Being, Gallery Pejean, Launceston

2016-07 Solo Exhibition, Colville Gallery, Hobart

2016-11 Solo Exhibition, Lightness of Being, Gallery Pejean, Launceston

2017-08 Solo Exhibition, Gallery Pejean, Launceston, TAS

2017-09 Solo Exhibition, Colville Gallery, Hobart, TAS

2018-04 Solo Exhibition, Between Worlds, Manyung Gallery, VIC

2018-07 Solo Exhibition, Concrete Jungle, Daddy Bar, Brunswick, VIC

2018-10 Solo Exhibition, Tiffany Jones Art Consultant, Buderim, QLD

2018-11 Solo Exhibition, Colville Gallery, Salamanca, TAS

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2011-05 Entrepot Gallery, Hunter Street TAS- Exhibition Newsprint

2011-08 Inka Gallery, Salamanca TAS- Gallery Member

2011-09 The Long Gallery, Salamanca TAS- A collaborative exhibition

2011- 12 The Stable Gallery, Moonah TAS- Mini print and painting exhibition

2011 -12 Inka Gallery, Salamanca TAS- Blank canvas exhibition

2012-02 Inka Gallery, Salamanca TAS- Blue

2012-05 Inka Gallery, Salamanca TAS – May Sale Exhibition

2013-04 Mixed Borders & Hybrid Identities, Riccione ITALY

2013-05 Kingborough Art Prize and Exhibition Group Show

2013-11 Fawn Gallery, group exhibition

2013-12 The Long Gallery, Images of Tasmania, Group exhibition

2013-2012 Colville Gallery, Group Exhibition

2014- 03 The Long Gallery, Running with Scissors, Group Exhibition

2014-11 Mini Print Exhibition, Sidespace Gallery, Group exhibition

2014- 12 Colville Gallery, Group Exhibition

2014-12 UTAS Art School, Group Exhibition of Jewellery

2014-12 Images of Tasmania, Group Exhibition, Sidespace and Long Gallery, Salamanca

2015-10 Iron Pot Bay group exhibition, East Coast, Tasmania

2015-11 Mini Print Exhibition, Sidespace gallery, Salamanca

2015-12 Images of Tasmania, Long Gallery, Salamanca

2016-06 Members Group Show, Hunter Island Press, Rosny Barn, Hobart

2016-11 Mini Print Exhibition, Sidespace Gallery, Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart

2017-01 Running with Scissors, Sidespace Gallery, Salamanca, TAS

2017-05 Curated HIP exhibition, Unique State, MAC, Hobart, TAS

2017-07 Curated HIP exhibition, Rosny School House Gallery, Rosny, TAS

2017-09 Curated Exhibition, Sydney, NSW

2017-11 Curated HIP exhibition, Mini Print, Sidespace Gallery, Salamanca, TAS

2017-09 Group Exhibition, Manyung Gallery, Malvern, VIC

2018-09 Group Exhibition, Pop-up Gallery, Art-to-Art, VIC

2018-11 Curated HIP exhibition, Mini Print, Sidespace Gallery, Salamanca, TAS

 

MARKETS

 

2016 The Barn Market, Rosny

2014-2018 The Market, Masonic Temple, Hobart

2017-2018 The Cuckoo Market, Shambles Brewery, Hobart

2017 Deloraine Craft Fair, Deloraine

2018 Rose Street Market, Fitzroy, VIC

2018 Sisters Market, Brunswick, VIC

2018 The Melbourne Collective, Federation Square, VIC

2018 Hatch Craft Market, Craft Victoria, Collingwood, VIC

 

ART FAIRS

 

2017-11 Singapore International Art Fair, Represented by Manyung Gallery

2018-05 Hong Kong International Art Fair, Represented by Manyung Gallery

NOT FOR PROFIT

 

2015-2016 Exhibition Co-ordinator at Hunter Island Press Inc. Hobart

2012-2018 Committee member at Inka Gallery, Salamanca

2018 Committee member, Hammer and Hand Gallery, Salamanca

 

ART RESIDENCIES

 

2012 June/July- Self-funded residency in Venice, Italy

2013 September/October – Self-funded residency Skopelos Island, Greece

2014/2015 Self-funded residency Mt Bruce, New Zealand

2015 Art residency, Cerdeira, Portugal

2017 Cradle Mountain Artist Residency, Cradle Mountain, TAS

2017 Chaaap Art Residency, Vadodara, India

2019 Printmaking residency, Spain

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Past events

Garden Path, a painting by Zsuzsa Kollo, 2010
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Colville Gallery

Galleries

91a Salamanca Place, Battery Point

Specialising in modern and contemporary Tasmanian and Australian artists.
Gallery Pejean a gallery of contemporary art
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Gallery Pejean

Galleries

57 George Street, Launceston

Gallery Pejean showcases select established and emerging visual artists