Kate Morrell

- CV

Current & Forthcoming Projects

2017 Selected for the British Council Residency at FLORA ars+natura, Bogotá, Colombia. The 10 month residency runs from February - December 2017

2017 La Casita, Bogotá, December 2017


2010 MA Royal College of Art

Selected Exhibitions & Projects

2016 Artist’s Residency, Institute for Contemporary Arts, Yerevan, Armenia

2016 2001, Vernon Street Gallery, Leeds College of Art

2016 The Workers, Standpoint Gallery, London

2015 - 2016 Lustre, solo project commissioned by Legion TV, London, in collaboration with Kendal Museum, Cumbria

2015 Houserules 12: The Cabinet of Beauty and Culture, curated by Lillian Wilkie, 36 Stamford Road, London

2015 Activating the Archive, Hackney Archives and Banner Repeater, London

2015 Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014, The Tetley, Leeds (touring exhibition)

2015 Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014, The Gallery, Arts University Bournemouth (touring exhibition)

2014 Outpost Members Show 2014, selected by Martin Westwood, Outpost Gallery, Norwich

2014 Three Letter Words Fair, Rochelle School, London

2014 Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014, Jerwood Space, London

2014 Unbinding the Book, Whitechapel Gallery, London, commissioned by Jotta

2014 Pots before words (solo show), Gallery II, University of Bradford. An exhibition of commissioned work based on the Jacquetta Hawkes Archive. Organised by Curator of Arts, Amy Charlesworth

2014 The Imaginary Museum, 17th International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair, The Tetley, Leeds

2013 Laying down and kissing the love in the mist. A publication made in collaboration with Laura Aldridge and Louise Shelley. Funded by Creative Scotland

2012 The London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2012 Percussion Sequence, Window Space, ASC Gallery, London

2012 Kaleid 2012, curated exhibition & book fair, The Art Academy, London

2012 Sublime Transactions, Armitt Museum & Library, Ambleside, Cumbria

2011 2HB: What we make with words, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow

2011 Open Shelves, collaborative archiving project & publication, ASC Gallery, London

2011 Flint & Forgery (solo show), Landguard Fort

2011 Artist In Residence at Landguard Fort, English Heritage & Landguard ARTS, Suffolk

2010 The Plaza Principal, curated by Derek Horton and Chris Bloor, Art In Unusual Spaces, Leeds

2010 Calling Upon Spirits, Test-Bed, London

2010 SHOW RCA, Royal College of Art, London


Tate Gallery, London

Armitt Museum & Library, Cumbria

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Library, London

Down Farm Museum, Salisbury

Private Collection, London

Awards & Grants

2017 Selected for British Council Residency at FLORA, Bogotá, Colombia

2014 Selected for Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition

2014 Shortlisted, AGYU 'Artists' Book of the Moment' prize, The Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada

2010 Selected for Wallpaper Magazine's Graduate Directory 2011

2010 Second Prize Winner, Man Group Drawing Prize

2010 Daiwa Foundation Award - with Kyoto City University of the Arts (KCUA), Japan

2009 RCA Travel Bursary Award to Iceland

2009 Shortlisted, Man Group Drawing Prize

2008 Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Award, RCA


This is Tomorrow, Alice Miller, Review: 'Kate Morrell: Pots before words' Published May 2014

Jerwood Visual Arts Blog, Patrick Langley, 'Interview with Kate Morrell'

This is Tomorrow, Sophie Sleigh-Johnson, Review: ‘Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014’