Kate Lowe is an artist and who lives and works in London, UK. She was born in Toronto, Canada and has travelled, studied and worked in Canada, the USA, Australasia and Europe. Kate completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree at Middlebury College in Vermont where she studied English, Fine Art and Environmental Economics. During Kate’s 20 year career in advertising, she was a Creative Group Head and then Strategic Planning Director at several international agencies including: Saatchi and Saatchi, J Walter Thompson and Leo Burnett.
In 2003, Kate returned to her art education and has studied at Central St Martins, the Royal Academy, The Putney School of Art, The Royal Drawing School and recently an MA Fine Art at the Chelsea College of Art. Kate works across many media including painting, collage, installation, photography and neon. Her work is varied in its concepts and execution and includes explorations of technology, play, nostalgia and motherhood. Her research has involved working with refugee populations in the Calais Camps as well as volunteer work in local schools.
Kate exhibits regularly in London, UK. Her work is held in private and corporate collections in Canada, Australia, South Africa, the UK, Europe, Asia and the United States. Recently, Kate made it through to the final round of the selection process for the BBC Big Painting Challenge television program.She is currently co-running a residency at ReCentre, Thames Wharf Studios in London.