Sarah Kate Wilson


2013 – 2017    PhD Candidate, Practice Based, University of Leeds (AHRC Funded)

2008 – 2010    MFA, Painting, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London.

2002 – 2005    BA Hons. Fine Art, Northumbria University, Newcastle.


Solo Exhibitions

2016                Figure Three, Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK.

2015                Expanding on an expansive subject, Projected Paintings. Armory Center For the Arts, Pasadena, California, USA.

Group Exhibitions

2016                Pool, Griffin Gallery, London.

2016               Drivetime Underground. Broadcast by Resonance FM 104.4FM.

2016              Ingredients, Method, Serving Suggestion, APT Gallery, London.

2015               Painting in Time, TETLEY Gallery, Leeds, UK.

2015              Kaleidoscope Eyes, Austin Forum Gallery, London.

2014              Show-Off, Presented by LeandaKateLouise, UK.

2014              Sophia Starling / Kate Terry / Sarah Kate Wilson, Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall, UK.

2014               TORTOISE, WW Gallery, Presented by LeandaKateLouise, London.

2013               Painting Parade, Presented by LeandaKateLouise, London.

2013               Part Three: Oblique Exchange, APT Gallery, London.

2013              Uncle Vern’s Dog, Gallery North, Newcastle, UK.

2013              The Creekside Open (Paul Noble Selection), APT Gallery, London.

2012                Assemble, Liquid Courage Gallery, Nassau, Bahamas.

 2012               Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012, Short-listed, (Touring UK).

2012               A Wall is a Surface, Presented by LeandaKateLouise, London.

Curated Exhibitions

2016               Painting in Time: Part Two, The School of The Arts Institute Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, USA. (guest curated project). Artists: Polly Apfelbaum, Paola Cabal, Susie Choi, Chloe Cucinotta, Kayla Cook, Micah Dillman, Debo Eilers, Dylan Fish, Juan Camilo Guzmán, Kate Hawkins, Robert Chase Heishman and Megan Schvaneveldt, Aichi Hsu, Jeff Huckleberry, Natasha Kidd, Rob Leech, Billy McGuinness, Jaclyn Mednicov, Lisa Milroy, Yoko Ono, Sophia Padgett Perez, Jeremy Sublewski, Maryam Taghavi, Vincent Tiley, Zhiyuan Yang, and Cindy Zhang,

2015                Painting in Time, The Tetley Gallery, Leeds, UK. (co-curated with TETLEY) Artists: Polly Apfelbaum, Claire Ashley, Kristina Buch, Robert Chase Heishman and Megan Schvaneveldt, Kate Hawkins, Natasha Kidd, Rob Leech, Lisa Milroy, Yoko Ono, Hayley Tompkins, Jessica Warboys and Sarah Kate Wilson.

2014                Show-Off, curated with LeandaKateLouise, London. Artists: David Batchelor, Sam Belinfante, Jane Bustin, Martin Creed, Blue Curry, Matthew Darbyshire, Rose Davey, Claire Dorsett, Iain Hales, Tess Jaray, Sam Kennedy, Rory McCartney, Bruce McLean, Zoe Mendelson, Paulina Michnowska, Lisa Milroy, Mali Morris, Rob Phillips, Heino Schmid, Phoebe Unwin, Tessa Whitehead, Vicky Wright, Sarah Kate Wilson, Rose Wylie, Joel Wyllie.

2014                Embrace, FORT Gallery, London. (a solo curatorial project).

2014                TORTOISE, WW Gallery, curated with LeandaKateLouise, London.

2013                Painting Parade curated with LeandaKateLouise, London.


2016                International Research Mobility Award, University of Leeds.

2015                Shortlisted for the Jerwood Painting Fellowship, 2016.

2015               AHRC Funding
Research Travel Fund, University of Leeds.

2014                Nominated for the inaugural ‘MKCF 2014 New City 
Prize for the Visual Arts’ partnership with Milton Keynes Gallery. The jury included Penelope Curtis (Director Tate Britain); Candida Gertler (Outset) and Anthony Spira (Director, Milton Keynes Gallery).

2013                AHRC funding for full time Practice Based PhD, University of Leeds.

2009                Duveen Bursary, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London.

2009               Pocock Award, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London.