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Kate James (b. 1978 Melbourne, lives Melbourne)

Education
2005-2009  Master of Arts, (by research), School of Art at RMIT University, Melbourne
2004  Bachelor of Fine Art, Honours, majoring in Printmaking, RMIT University, Melbourne
1999-2001  Bachelor of Fine Art, majoring in Printmaking, RMIT University, Melbourne
1997-1998  Diploma of Visual Art, majoring in Photography, RMIT Tafe, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Exitland, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2011   The Other Side of Despair, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2010  The Work of Worry is Never Done, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2010  Letting Go, Maroondah Art Gallery, Ringwood
2009  The World is a Dangerous Place: The Anxious Experience, RMIT University, Building 49, examination exhibition, Melbourne
2006   Wind-suck, West Space, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions
2015 Creaturely Feelings, The Dax Centre, Melbourne University, Melbourne
2014 Yering Station Sculpture Prize and Exhibition, (First Prize) Yering Station, Yarra Glen
2014 Seventh Skin ,Hatch Contemporary Arts Space, Ivanhoe
2012 City of Hobart 2012 Art Prize (Highly Commended), Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
2012 Tough Love, AEAF, Adelaide
2011  RMIT Summer Print Residency Exhibition, Project Space, Melbourne
2011  Reconstructing the Animal, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart
2010  I’m Okay, You’re Okay, Level ARI, Brisbane
2010  Yering Sculpture Award and Exhibition, Yering Station, Yarra Glen
2009  Link II – School of Art Alumni Exhibition, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne
2008-2009  The Animal Gaze, London Metropolitan University; Plymouth College, Plymouth Arts Centre; Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery; Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World; Peninsula Arts Gallery; and Groundwork South West, UK
2007  Eye to Eye, Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo
2006  The Idea of the Animal, Melbourne International Arts Festival Program, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
2005  Siemens Art Award, RMIT Students Fine Art Award, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth
2005 What if?, The Wedding Circle, Chippendale, Sydney
2005 The Adventure Project, Firstdraft Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney
2005  The Influence of Anxiety, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Hurt Couture, Blindside Gallery, Arts Program: Melbourne L’Oreal Fashion Festival, Melbourne
2004  Connections, First Site Gallery, Melbourne
2004  Siemens Art Award, RMIT Students Fine Art Award, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
2004  Dislocation, First Site Gallery, Melbourne
2001  Spit, Bite and Grind, RMIT Printmaking Graduate Exhibition, Bulle Gallery, Melbourne
1999  Relating to Nature, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne

Awards, Grants, Residencies
2014 Yering Station Sculpture Prize Recipient 
2011  RMIT Summer Print Residency, RMIT, Melbourne
2010  Finalist, Yering Sculpture Award and Exhibition, Yering Station, Yarra Glen
2009-2010  Artist-in-Residence, Maroondah Art Gallery, Ringwood
2005  Finalist, Siemens Art Award, RMIT Students Fine Art Award, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
2004  Finalist, Siemens Art Award, RMIT Students Fine Art Award, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

Collections
Monash University Museum of Art Collection
RMIT Union Arts Collection
Maroondah Art Gallery Collection
Private collections in Australia and the United Kingdom