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KateM Full Time Professional


"Capturing character, essence, and soulfulness is what it’s all about." - Kate Kate is a professional oil painter from Bournemouth. Portraits and atmospheric scenes are her speciality, bringing alive precious memories of people, pets and places. Her style is a fusion of modern impressionism and realism with a lively use of brush marks. Kate is known for her colourful and atmospheric paintings of various subjects, which include people and pet portraits, flowers, landscapes and seascapes. She has completed many commissions and sells original oil paintings and other products. COMMISSIONS Kate works on archival acid free deep edge cotton canvas ready to hang with edges painted or canvas board which can be framed. She uses special handmade oil paints which contain natural pigments and no dryers. They are a similar quality of paint to that which the old masters used and are rich and vibrant. She can create a variety of compositions and work to different sizes. Please create a brief or conversation to discuss a potential commission. EXHIBITIONS Picture and card sale by Local Artists’, Eco Hub, Poole, November 2018 Vibrancy - solo art exhibition by Kate, Bournemouth International Centre, October 2018 We love street trees, Fisherman’s Walk, Southbourne, September 2018 Arts by the Sea, Bournemouth, September 2018 Local Artists’ Exhibition, Bournemouth Library, August 2018 Art & Makers Market, Westover Gardens, Bournemouth July-August 2018. Otantic, 279A Green Lanes, North London August 2016 - April 2018 Portraits Group Exhibition, The 504 Gallery, East London. June 2016 Jazz and Dance, The Coach House Gallery, Wakefield. August - October 2008 Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth. June 2008 The Wall Gallery, Wakefield. April - September 2008 The Coach House Gallery, Wakefield. February - April 2008 Hearts Capital, Royal William Yard, Plymouth. June 2005 2007 Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Epsom. June 2005 TCCE, Tolworth, Surrey June 2004 EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE Artist London, Bournemouth 2008 - Present Fine Art BA (Hons) Plymouth University, 2008 Foundation Studies (Art and Design) The Surrey Institute of Art and Design, 2005 REVIEWS “Kate is an exceptional artist who captures both the body and soul of her subject. Her work is technically excellent and a wonderful representation of life. Not only is she a great talent but she is also a joy to commission and work with. Kate is a talented artist with a wonderful ability to capture the essence of her subject and imbue richness and energy in her portraits. Highly recommended!” Anthony “Kate did a fantastic and awesome portrait of me. It sums me up, me and my favourite TV programme 5 News.” Lydia “Kate is a BRILLIANT artist. She paints the most incredible portraits. She has also done 2 excellent commissions of portraits of our dogs.” Alison


  • Oil
  • Flowers & Plants
  • Human & Animal Portrait
  • Pet Portraits
  • Multiple Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Single Portrait
  • Animals & Birds
  • Seascape & Skyscape
  • Human Figures
  • Other
  • Impressionism
  • Realism


  • Will work from a photo
  • Ships Internationally
  • Ships 'Artwork for Sale' within 2 Days
  • Prices from £85 to £900



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4 months ago

Kate did a fantastic job with a fading old wedding photograph and I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for portrait work. Quick responses and work completed on time. Thanks for the artwork!