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Ms Kate Woodcroft
Sessional Academic
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice
+61 416 446 552
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Kate Woodcroft is an artist, writer and teacher living and working in Meanjin/Brisbane. She has exhibited widely in Australia with artist Catherine Sagin under the name ‘Catherine or Kate’ and her writing has been featured in UnMagazine, Eyeline, Runway and Artlink. She has been teaching sessionally at Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and the University of Queensland since 2009.

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Tutor: Creative Industries Faculty – Queensland University of Technology
2009 – 2019 Units:Modernism, Australian Art, Understanding Creative Practice, Pathways to a Creative Career, Creative Industries Foundation Units, Creative Enterprise Studio.
Tutor & Guest Lecturer: Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
2017-2019 Units: Sculpture, Musings on Modern Art, Introduction to Western Art, Photographic Layering.
Tutor: School of Communication and the Arts, University of Queensland
2016 Units: Australian Contemporary Art, Art in the Modern World.

This information has been contributed by Ms Kate Woodcroft.


Other Professional Appointments: 

2017-2018 Gallery Research Assistant – Griffith University Art Museum
2016 Co-Facilitator – Regions of Alienation: Satellites of Love (A socially-engaged project for the Gold Coast City Gallery – HOTA)
2014-16 Co-Chair of the Board – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space
2008-2011 Co-director – No Frills* Artist Run Initiative
2009 Performance Space, Sydney – Project Assistant (Time Place Space – Brisbane)

Independent Creative Practice:


2016 My door is always open, unless it’s closed – NEW16, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
2016 I hate the way I don’t hate you, Churchie Emerging Art Prize – QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2014 Letter to Catherine – Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
2014 An Occasion – White Lady Funeral Parlour, Brisbane
2013 Brickbats and Bouquets – Thurlow St, Newmarket
2011 Warwick Capper – Institute of Modern Art Satellite Space, Surfers Paradise
2010 Duel – Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane 

Two-Person Exhibitions (as Catherine or Kate)

2014 Cork Boards – Bus Projects, Melbourne
2012 Catherine or Kate – Rearview Gallery, Melbourne
2012 Catherine or Kate – Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney
2011 Catherine or Kate – Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane
2011 Networking – Boxcopy, Brisbane
2010 I’m the kind of person you should choose to have with you […] – Museum of Brisbane

Group Exhibitions (Catherine or Kate)

2017 Seeing Voices – Monash University Art Museum, Melbourne (touring) (Curated by Hannah Mathews)
2016 NEW16 – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (Curated by Annika Kristensen)
2015 Concerted Efforts – Westspace, Melbourne (Curated by Samantha McCulloch & Christopher Williams-Wynn)
2014 Notes on the Dance – Actual Size, Los Angeles (Curated by Laura Brown)
2014 On Sincerity – Moana, Perth (Curated by Chelsea Hopper)
2014 Art as a Verb – Monash University Art Gallery, Artspace Sydney (Curated by Helen Hughes & Francis E. Parker)
2014 Why not walk backward? Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne (Curated by Brooke Babington & Liang Luscombe)
2014 Extended Conversation Pieces (Boxcopy) – Melbourne Art Fair (Curated Rachael Haynes)
2014 Conversation Pieces – Boxcopy, Brisbane (Curated by Rachael Haynes)
2013 Unreal – Art Bar – Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (Curated by Tully Arnot)
2012 Greatest Hits Volume Three – Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane + touring (Curated by Anna Zammit)
2012 Melbourne Art Fair (Firstdraft Gallery) – Royal Exhibition Building (Curated by Firstdraft)
2011 Austurland – Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art, Iceland
2011 Eastern Seaboard – ARTSPACE, Sydney (Curated by Reuben Keehan)
2010 Fresh Cut – Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (Curated by Robert Leonard)
2010 Broadcast – LEVEL, Brisbane (Curated by Level collective)
2009 Lean Toward Indifference! (as Fiona Mail) – Metro Arts, Brisbane (Curated by No Frills*)
2008 Lossless (as Fiona Mail) – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane (Curated by Channon Goodwin)

Authored Publications

2019 The Speaker: Catalogue Essay for The Speaker, Susan Hawkins – Outer Space, Brisbane
2017 I, Object: Catalogue Essay for The Remainder, Susan Hawkins – Metro Arts, Brisbane
2017 Super Natural: Thoughts on The Foundry A Film by Caitlin Franzmann – IMA, Brisbane
2016 Notes on Art v. Mining – in Frontier Imaginaries Ed No. 1, Edited by Vivian Ziherl
2015 Not only but also Iss. 11, Bus Projects.
2015 Review of Too Much World, Hito Steyerl – Artlink Magazine Vol 35 No 1
2010 Review of Machinima – Das Superpaper Issue 15 (In collaboration with Dan Mckewen)
2010 Review of The First Working Retrospective of the Fauxist International – unMagazine Issue 4.2
2010 Review of Masato Takasaka – Post-Structural Jam – Eyeline Magazine Iss. No.72
2010 Meaning and Coincidence: Brisbane Artist-Run Initiatives – Feature for Runway Issue No. 16
2010 Catalogue Essay Office of Australia Dirk Yates – Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space
2010 Review of Sixth Asia Pacific Triennial – Artlink Magazine Vol 30 No 1
2009 Review of The China Project – Artlink Magazine Vol 29 No 2

Awards, Grants & Residencies

2016-17 Art in Soil Residency – Soil Science Australia (with Caitlin Franzmann)
2015 Jeremy Hynes Award Nomination (Catherine or Kate)
2013 Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artist Fellowship (Catherine or Kate)
2013 Australia Council New Work Grant (Catherine or Kate)
2013 Freedman Foundation Travelling Artists Grant (Catherine or Kate)
2013 NAVA Australian Artists Grant (Catherine or Kate)
2012 Mazda 121 Residency ( (Catherine or Kate)
2012 Residency, Spike Island, Bristol, UK, (Catherine or Kate)
2012 Melville Haysom Memorial Art Scholarship (QAG|GoMA) (Catherine or Kate)
2011 Jump Mentorship Australia Council/Youth Arts Queensland (Catherine or Kate)
2011 Australia Council Artstart Grant (Catherine or Kate)
2011 Australia Council New Work Grant (Catherine or Kate)
2011 Commendation, Churchie Emerging Art Award (Catherine or Kate)
2011 Arts Queensland Career Development Grant (Catherine or Kate)
2011 Residency, Skaftfell Art Centre, Iceland (Catherine or Kate)

Bibliography (Catherine or Kate)

2017 Seeing Voices Exhibition Catalogue, Hannah Mathews, Francis E. Parker, Helen Hughes – Monash University Museum of Art
2014 Art as a Verb Exhibition Review – Sydney Morning Herald, October 20, 2014
2014 Why not walk backward? Exhibition Catalogue, Brooke Babbington, Liang Luscombe – Gertrude Contemporary
2013 Backflip Exhibition Catalogue, Laura Castagnini, Jo Anna Isaak – Margaret Lawrence Gallery
2012 Review of Greatest Hits – The Maximillian Iss. 2
2012 What’s in a name: Catherine or Kate or Catherine Sagin or Fiona Mail? – unMagazine 6.2
2010 Creatives cross swords in the art of war – Courier Mail August 6, 2010


Monash University Museum of Art

This information has been contributed by Ms Kate Woodcroft.


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