Kate Arthur

Kate Arthur was born in Kwa-Zulu Natal in 1985 and grew up in the Eastern Cape.  She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from Rhodes University, where her work was included in three Student Exhibitions for the National Arts Festival, and she was selected as a finalist for a number of national art competitions.  In 2014 she moved to Cape Town to begin pursuing her artistic career and has since participated in a number of group shows and art fairs around the country.  Her 2015 entry for the Sanlam National Portrait Award was selected as one of the Top 40 Finalists and won the House & Leisure Readers’ Choice Award.  Arthur’s first solo show, Things you can tell, was hosted at Chandler House’s Voorkamer Gallery in 2016.  She won first and second prize in the Sanlam National Portrait Award in 2017.  She currently lives and works in Cape Town.


Exhibitions at the KZNSA

Sanlam Portrait Award 2017 Top 40 Exhibition
Main & Mezzanine Galleries