Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

The Sunday Painter, London (forthcoming)

I can't nail the days down, curated by Juliane Bischoff,  Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Swift little verbs pushing the big nouns around, Michael Lett, Auckland

 

2017

Let me be the wind that pulls your hair, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas

 

2016

Big Tree. Bird's Eye. Michael Lett, Auckland 

Tuesday evening. Sunday afternoon. Stony Lake. Cooper Cole, Toronto  

Make it bigger, Deeper., The Poor Farm, Wisconsin

 

2015

Two aspirins a vitamin C tablet and some baking soda, Laurel Doody, Los Angeles 

Always humming, curated by Helen Hughes and Pip Wallis, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne 

I memorized it I loved it so much, Laurel Gitlen, New York 

Casualness: it’s not about what it looks like it’s about what it does, Old Folks Association, Auckland 

 

2014

Laura, Lucy, Mark and Felix, MODELAB, Wellington 

I feel like a truck on a wet highway, Lulu, Mexico City 

Tiny-but-adventurous, Rokeby, London 

 

2013

Maybe I won't go to sleep at all., curated by Anne-Claire Schmitz, La Loge, Brussels

Let the other thing in, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Fogo Island Gallery, Newfoundland 

What a day., Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland 

 

2012

All parts. All the time., Olive St. Garden, Brooklyn (in association with New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and International Studio & Curatorial Program ISCP, New York) 

How funny you are today, New York, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn (in association with New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and International Studio & Curatorial Program ISCP), New York

 

2011

I’m just like a pile of leaves, curated by Natasha Conland, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland 

I’ll follow you down the road, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland 

 

2010

Crawl out your window, curated by Janneke de Vries, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst GAK, Bremen

 

2009

Get off my garden, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland 

Blow wind blow, Y3K Gallery, Melbourne 

 

2008

Thinking with your body, Gambia Castle, Auckland 

Run!, Window, Auckland 

 

2007

On the Benefits of Building, Gambia Castle, Auckland 

A Windy Fire, Te Tuhi, Auckland 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Dwelling Poetically: Mexico City, a case study, curated by Chris Sharp, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Superposition: Equilibrium & Engagement, 21st Biennale of Sydney, curated by Artistic Director Mami Kataoka, Cockatoo Island and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Ritual, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen

Belonging to a Place, An exhibition by Fogo Island Arts, Embassy of Canada, Washington DC

 

2017

Ritual, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen

Appendix Toss (Kate Newby and Georg Petermichl), SORT, Vienna

Leotta/Newby (Renato Leotta and Kate Newby), Madragoa Embora, Lisbon

Belonging to a Place, An exhibition by Fogo Island Arts, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Scrap Metal, Toronto

The Promise, curated by Axel Wieder,  Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm

In Practice: Material Deviance, curated by Alexis Wilkinson, SculptureCenter, New York

Of everything that disappears there remain traces, curated by Lauren Ravi, The Honeymoon Suite, Melbourne

Raising Cattle (Mark Hilton, Kate Newby and Tove Storch), Toronto

JADE BI, curated by Sara De Chiara, Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon

 

2016

Exhibition by 31 Women, Philipp Pflug Contemporary, Frankfurt

A plot of land, Dutton, New York

Every day I make my way, Minerva, Sydney

Light switch and conduit: the Jim Barr and Mary Barr collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

 

2015

Natural Flavor, curated by Vivien Trommer, Ludlow 38, New York

The Secret and Abiding Politics of Stones, curated by Chris Sharp, Casa del Lago, Mexico City

Basel Miami, Laurel Gitlen booth, Miami

Homeful of Hands, Josh Lilley, London

Thought Cupboard, The Dowse, Wellington 

Paris Internationale Art Fair, Laurel Gitlen booth, Paris

Ordering Nature, Marianne Boesky, New York

Inside Outside Upside Down, curated by Natasha Conland, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland

5x5, curated by John Parker, Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings

Parallel Oaxaca at Supplement London, Supplement, London

Lunch Poems (Joanna Margaret Paul and Kate Newby), Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland

Where the trees line the water that falls asleep in the afternoon, curated by Chris Sharp, P420, Bologna

Inside the City, curated by Janneke de Vries, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen

NEW 15, curated by Matt Hinkley, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

An Imprecise Science, curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor, Artspace, Sydney

Eraser, Laurel Gitlen, New York

The January February March (Jennifer Kabat, Anna Moschovakis and Kate Newby), The Western Catskills, New York

Material Art Fair, Lulu, Mexico City

 

2014

The Promise, curated by Axel Wieder, Arnolfini, Bristol

On The Blue Shore of Silence, Tracy Williams Gallery, New York.

Portmanteaux, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland

Thin Air, Slopes, Melbourne

Lovers, curated by Martin Basher, Starkwhite, Auckland

Slip Cast, Dowse Museum, Lower Hutt

Mud and Water, Rokeby, London

 

2013

because the world is round it turns me on, curated by Clara Meister, Arratia Beer, Berlin

The things we know, curated by Tim Saltarelli, Henningsen Gallery, Copenhagen

Between being and doing, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

 

2012

Crawl out your window, Walters Prize exhibition, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland

Everyone knows this is nowhere, curated by Louise Menzies and Jon Bywater, castillo/corrales, Paris

Running on Pebbles: through lines with incidents and increments, curated by Allan Smith, Snakepit, Auckland

 

2011

Prospect: New Zealand Art Now, curated by Kate Montgomery, Wellington City Gallery, Wellington

Melanchotopia, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Anne-Claire Schmitz, Witte de With, Rotterdam

Out of a stone, curated by Daniel Munn, Banner Repeater, London

Bas Jan Ader: Suspended between Laughter and Tears, curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Museo de Arte Zapopan (MAZ) Guadalajara

 

2010

Burnt house. A little later, Gambia Castle, Auckland

Bas Jan Ader: Suspended between Laughter and Tears, curated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Pitzer Art Galleries and Claremont Museum of Art, Los Angeles

post-Office, Artspace, Auckland

The sky, a window and a tree (Fiona Connor and Kate Newby), CalArts, Los Angeles

 

2009

The Future is Unwritten, curated by Laura Preston, The Adam Art Gallery, Wellington

Today is OK, Gallery Manuela Klerkx, Milan

Cross Coloring, Hell Gallery, Melbourne

 

2008

Brussels Biennial 1, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Florian Waldvogel, Brussels

Break: Towards a Public Realm, curated by Melanie Oliver, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

Let it be now, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch

Hold Still (Nick Austin and Kate Newby), curated by Claire Doherty, One Day Sculpture, Auckland

4th Y2K Melbourne biennale of art and design, TCB, Melbourne

The World (will soon turn our way), site-specific project, Auckland

Academy (Ryan Moore and Kate Newby), TCB, Melbourne

Many directions, as much as possible, all over the country, 1301PE, Los Angeles

 

2007

Working on Talking, Gambia Castle, Auckland

Moment Making: After the Situation, curated by Laura Preston, Artspace, Auckland

How W.H. Auden spends the night in a friend’s house, Gambia Castle, Auckland

Twone (Sriwhana Spong and Kate Newby), Physics Room, Christchurch

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2015

Doctorate of Fine Art, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland

 

2007
Masters of Fine Art, Elam School of Fine Arts (1st Class Honors), University of Auckland

2001
Bachelor of Fine Art, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland

 

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2017 

The Chinati Foundation Artist in Residence, Marfa, Texas 

Spring 2017 International Artist in Residence Program, curated by Michelle Grabner, Artpace, San Antonio, TX

 

2015

Gertrude Contemporary Residency, Melbourne

 

2012/2013

Fogo Island Arts Residency, Newfoundland

 

2012

The Walters Prize, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland
International Studio & Curatorial Program ISCP, New York


2010

SOMA, Mexico City
Theatre of Erosion or I Hate Work This is not a Play (with Geoffrey Farmer), Banff Centre, Banff
Künstlerhäuser, Worpswede

 

 

SELECTED ESSAYS, REVIEWS & ARTICLES

 

2018

Aspen Art Museumʼs ‘Ritualʼ to host aura photography, meditation and salad-tossing,” Aspen Times (review)

Eloise Callister-Baker, “The Unmissables: Four Exhibitions to see in March,” Pantograph Punch (review)

 

2017

Chris Kraus, “Splodges of Color,” Swift little verbs pushing the big nouns around (artist book essay)

Neil Fauerso, “Artpace Spring Artist-in-Residence Exhibition,” Glasstire (review)

Linnea West, “Phone tag: Interview with Kate Newby,” Phone Tag (interview)

Svenska Dagbladet, “The Promise: Who is entitled to the city?” (review) 

 

2016

Anthony Byrt, “Quiet wanderer: Kiwi sculptor Kate Newby,” Paperboy, (article)

Kate Sutton, “Kate Newby; Laurel Doody,” Artforum, February (review)

Jennifer Kabat, “To Write About A Hole,” VQR (article)

Rosanna Albertini, “Kate Newby: don’t be all scared like before,” The Kite (essay)

 

2015

Roberta Smith, “Kate Newby and Helen Johnson at Laurel Gitlen,” New York Times, 16 July (review)

Chris Sharp, “Kate Newby,” NEW15 (catalogue essay)

Maura Edmond, “Kate Newby ‘Always humming”, Primer, (article) 

Rosanna Albertini, Kate Newby: Silent Bricks,” The Kite (essay)

John Hurrell, “The Poetics of Sorting,” Eye Contact (review)

Daniel Munn, “Life Lived Outside,” Le Roy 3 (article)

Laura Skerlj, “NEW 15,” Art Asia Pacific Magazine (review)

Chris Sharp, “Eye of the Beholder,” Osmos, Issue 06 (article)

 

2014

Jennifer Kabat, “In Focus: Kate Newby,” Frieze Magazine (article)

Francisco Goldman, “Mexico City Mix,” National Geographic Traveller (article)

Leslie Moody Castro, “Lulu, Mexico City,” Artforum online (review)

Matt Hanson, “Newby in Mexico City,” Eye Contact (review)

Jennifer Kabat, “The Small Often Vague Things – Kate Newby’s Radically Slight Art,” The Weeklings (article)

Hamish Coney, “Breakfast in America,” Content Magazine (article)

John Hurrell, “Five Person Show at Hopkinson Mossman,” Eye Contact (review)

 

2013

Mami Kataoka, “I like works when their condition as art is unclear,” in Kate Newby: Let the other thing in, Sternberg Press (catalogue essay)

Jennifer Kabat, “It’s The Small Often Vague Things,” in Kate Newby: Let the other thing in, Sternberg Press (catalogue essay)

Kay Burns, “Kate Newby: Let the Other Thing in,” C Magazine, Issue 120 (review)

Chris Kraus, “Kate Newby’s Bones,” in Kate Newby: Incredible Feeling, Clouds Publishing (essay)

Sarah Hopkinson, “Kate Newby’s Outside,” in Kate Newby: Incredible Feeling, Clouds Publishing (essay)

John Hurrell, “Kate Newby Installation,” Eye Contact (review)

 

2012

Julia Waite, “If not concrete then what? Kate Newby’s I’m just like a pile of leaves Archive,” Reading Room 5 (article)

Sam Eichblatt, “Occupy Brooklyn,” Metro Magazine, Issue 363 (article)

John Hurrell, “The Walters Prize Winner for 2012,” Eye Contact (review)

Sue Gardiner, “Aspiring to the condition of architecture,” Artnews, Spring 2011(article)

 

2010

Jon Bywater, “Discreet Poetry: Kate Newby’s ‘Get off my garden’” (exhibition essay)

Allan Smith, “Know how can do: E, F, G, K – busy with the elephant; or, Calculate, evaluate, improvise: Eve Armstrong; Fiona Connor; Gaelen MacDonald; Kate Newby,” in Natural Selection, Issue 7, Winter 2010 (article)

Kate Brettkelly-Chalmers, “Gambia Castle Conversations,” Eye Contact (review)

 

2009

Sue Gardiner, “You really had to be there!,” Artnews, Autumn (article)

 

2008

Louise Menzies, “Kate Newby & Nick Austin,” Frieze online, 2008 (review)

 

 

ARTIST BOOKS & EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

 

2017

Swift little verbs pushing the big nouns around, Marfa, TX (artist book)

Let me be the wind that pulls your hair, (edition of 150), San Antonio (artist book)

Belonging to a Place, An exhibition by Fogo Island Arts, Scrap Metal, Toronto (catalogue)

In Practice: Material Deviance, SculptureCenter, NY (catalogue)

 

2016

Light switch and conduit: the Jim Barr and Mary Barr collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin (catalogue)

 

2015

Laura, Lucy, Mark and Felix, MODELAB, Wellington (online catalogue)

Our first-second-third-fourth selves write our messages, ACCA, Melbourne (catalogue)

Casa del Lago, Unam, Mexico City (catalogue)

 

2013

Incredible feeling, Clouds Publishing, Auckland (monograph)

Let the other thing in, Fogo Island Arts and Sternberg Press, Berlin (catalogue)

 

2012

I went from a 5 to a 7, Fiona Connor and Kate Newby, Los Angeles (artist book)

 

2011

I’m just like a pile of leaves, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland (catalogue)

The sky, the wall and a tree, Fiona Connor and Kate Newby, Gambia Castle Press (artist book)

 

2010

Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears, Claremont Museum of Art, Los Angeles (catalogue)

 

2009

Discreet and Popular, a monthly reader, Gambia Castle Press, Auckland

 

2008 

Holding onto it only makes you sick, Gambia Castle Press, Auckland (artist book)

 

2007

My Poetry, for example, Auckland (artist book)

Architecture for Specific People, Gambia Castle Press, Auckland (artist book)

 

2003

Money for Nothing, Artspace, Auckland (artist book)

 

2001

My Blues Song, Starkwhite, Auckland (artist book)