Born in 1982 – Grand Cayman, Caribbean, Sarah Kate Wilson lives and works in London, and exhibits her work internationally. She received her MFA in painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, 2008-10 and received a PhD at the University of Leeds in 2017 for her thesis: Durational Painting; Gifting, Grafting, Hosting, Collaborating. She is a Senior Lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts, UAL teaching BA Painting. She has had solo exhibitions at Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California, the Centre for Audio-Visual Experimentation, Leeds, and Baltic 39, Newcastle.
Wilson’s paintings are live. Her paintings have been performed, danced and even aired over the radio, she has staged painting performances at the Royal Academy of Arts, (London) , Palais de Tokyo, (Paris), and the Museum of London, 2017. In 2019 she undertook a research residency at the Bauhaus, Dessau. Following this, she staged performances as part of Bauhaus Centenary Performance Programme at the brand new Bauhaus Museum with her Camberwell Fine Art students.
She is currently Artist Residency at West Dean College, where, over the next year she will be developing a new large body of work on the subject of animal, human and AI mimicry, inspired by surrealist artists and writers and the work of the ballet group formed at West Dean, Les Ballets 1933.
More information on Sarah Kate’s practice, and all our studio artists, can be found on our Studio Artists page