Kate Stewart grew up in country NSW and has lived in London, Sydney and Melbourne where she now resides. After completing a Bachelor of Economics, she worked for many years as a magazine editor, specializing in Architecture and Design and was the recipient of the Adrian Ashton Award for Architectural Journalism. More recently she has completed a Bachelor of Art at the Victorian College of the Arts, where she was awarded the Fiona Myer Award for Painting on graduation.
Kate’s work is primarily concerned with photography, digital image making and the expanded field of painting. Her practice is informed by Photography's complex relationship to Painting, the breakdown of 'truth' in images, and in extending the way in which Photography can represent the hand of the artist.