About

B. in 1988
Lives and works in Shropshire, UK

EDUCATION
2007-10 BA (Hons) Fine Art [First Class], University College Falmouth
2006-07 Foundation Diploma [Distinction], Byam Shaw, University of the Arts, London

AWARDS
2011 Richard Ford Award, Residency at the Museo del Prado, Madrid and winner of the overall prize
2010 Selected for Channel 4/Saatchi Gallery New Sensations
2010 Winner of the Midas Award

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 'New Paintings', Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
2012 'Opening Gambit', Hoxton Art Gallery, London
2011 'Transpose', Millennium Gallery, St. Ives

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012:
London Art Fair 2012 – Art Projects with Hoxton Art Gallery
'100 Curators 100 Days', the painting 'The Three Stakes' selected by Christopher Bedford, chief curator at the Wexner Center, Columbus,Ohio, for the Saatchi Online exhibition developed by Rebecca Wilson, Director of the Saatchi Gallery
2011:
'Winter Exhibition', Hoxton Art Gallery, London
'Five by Five', Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall
'Symbiosis', Hoxton Art Gallery, London
'New Decade', Popup Gallery, 42 Store Street, London
2010:
Channel 4/Saatchi New Sensations, 'House of the Nobleman', Regents Park
Midas Award, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall
'Stone Soup', Rag Factory, Heneage Street, London

PUBLICATIONS
2013: Art of England Victoria Art Gallery Review [March edition]
2012:
Opening Gambit Catalogue
http://issuu.com/hoxtonartgallery/docs/katie_sims_-_opening_gambit_-_catalogue
Art Of England Interview [December edition]
The London Art Fair Guide
2011: The Catlin Guide
2010: Saatchi Gallery New Sensations Catalogue

SELECTED PRESS & WEB
2012:
THE INDEPENDENT 'How to Spot the Next Damien Hirst' http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2012/01/16/how-to-spot-the-next-damien-hirst/
SAATCHI GALLERY '100 Curators 100 days'
http://www.saatchionline.com/art-collection/Sculpture-Assemblage-Collage-Painting/100-Curators-Collection/348930/35290/view
Opening Gambit Review
http://www.olgapastor.com/2012/10/13/katie-sims-opening-gambit-hoxton-art-gallery-london/
ROUGH ONLINE, Opening Gambit Review
http://rough-online.com/article/469-katie-sims-opening-gambit-exhibition
2011:
THE INDEPENDENT 'The Artists to Watch in 2011'
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/the-artists-to-watch-in-2011-2182529.html
MILLENNIUM GALLERY Katie Sims 'Transpose'
http://www.millenniumgallery.co.uk/midas11/katiesims.html
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FALMOUTH Profile: Katie Sims
http://your.falmouth.ac.uk/katiesims
2010:
SAATCHI GALLERY: New Sensations
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/4ns/
THE ARTIST NEWSPAPER ‘£6m worth of Picassos to go on show during Frieze.’
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/%C2%A36m-worth-of-picassos-to-go-on-how-during-frieze/21495
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FALMOUTH ‘Winner of Cornwall’s contemporary art award announced’
http://www.falmouth.ac.uk/151/news-from-university-college-falmouth-5/mediareleases47/midas-award-2010-winner-of-cornwalls-contemporary-art-awardannounced-3452.html