Kate MccGwire

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Kate MccGwire at work in her studio

Kate MccGwire (born 1964) is a British sculptor who specializes in the medium of feathers. She was born in Norwich, Norfolk,[1] and was educated at Manchester Polytechnic, Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University College and the Royal College of Art.[2] MccGwire uses a Dutch barge moored on the Thames near Hampton Court as her studio.[3]

MccGwire's exhibition history includes solo shows at All Visual Arts (2012) and Pertwee, Anderson and Gold (2011), as well as numerous groups shows such as at Glass tress (2015) at the Venice Biennale[3] alongside artists such as Polly Morgan and Jake and Dinos Chapman. MccGwire's work is also collected by several notable figures in the art world including Charles Saatchi.[4][1]


  1. ^ a b "Kate MccGwire". Saatchi Gallery. 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Kate MccGwire; Issue/Unthinking" (PDF). m2 Gallery. 15 January 2005. Retrieved 9 April 2016.[dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Kate MccGwire, artist: 'You have to be organised to work on a boat. Or you would be in a sea of pigeon'". The Independent. 29 October 2015. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
  4. ^ Artist Website 'Kate MccGwire: Biography' Archived 2011-08-02 at the Wayback Machine

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