About

Katie Sollohub is a Sussex based artist who is interested in documenting and recording the places she lives and works in through drawings, paintings, performance, photography and poetry.

In 2014 she was awarded a Arts Council England grant to fund her year long residence at JMW Turner’s House in Twickenham, which is soon to be restored and opened to the public in 2017. “Being a part of this historic project has been a great privilege and an inspiration for me. It has allowed me to really develop my relationship to place and architecture, and has nurtured a fascination with the area I hope will be long lasting, as I have subsequently been invited to create work in other venues of historic importance, including Pope’s Grotto and Normansfield Theatre”.

Katie’s work explores the narrative components surrounding objects, memories, interior and exterior spaces, brought to life with her spectacular use of colour and detail. You can see a selection of her most recent work A Guest in Turner’s House on the Turner’s House website gallery here.

Katie is also an inspirational teacher, using her own experiences and processes to help motivate others. She aims to live life as a Creative Journey, and generously takes others along for the ride.

 

Press / Publications /Awards / Videos

2015

Articles in Sussex LifeSouth West Residents Journal and Richmond Times covering the Guest in Turner’s House residency

2014

Awarded £9,500 grant from Arts Council England to undertake Guest in Turner’s House residency, Twickenham

2012

Video of talk given at the Courtyard Studio, Chichester, as part of Art Natters
Shoreham Herald article covering Rooms and Roaming Residencies exhibition, Hope Gallery, Lewes

2011

Speaker at Pecha Kucha Night Brighton

2010

First Prize Winner of Cranleigh Open Arts Exhibition, Cranleigh Arts Centre, Cranleigh, Surrey
Latest TV, interview with Robert Cohen view on YouTube

2009

Drawing and Painting the Figure: A Fresh Approach, Emily Ball, Crowood Press, 2009
The Russian Countess: escaping Revolutionary Russia, memoirs of the artist’s Grandmother, published posthumously in 2009 by Impress Books

2006

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A Carnival of Perception: Selected Writings on Art, Guy Brett, Institute of Visual Arts, 2004

2004

Artists Networking Award, AN Magazine, to set up and host Longshore Drift, an artist led performance event on Brighton Beach, as part of the London Biennale 2004

2002

HOY! The International Filipino Times Monthly Vol 1 n. 1, article about the London Biennale events and artists

2000 – 2010

Member of the London Biennale artist-led group, founded by David Medalla

1997

South East Arts Award for exhibition On the Table, Millom Arts Centre, Cumbria

1996

Modern Painters (Summer issue), Review of Territory, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

 

Solo Exhibitions & Projects

2017

Eternal Sunshine, The Stables Gallery, Orleans House, Riverside, Twickenham 26 October – 3 Dec 2017
A Guest in Turner’s House, Winchester City Space Gallery, 29 July – 7 Sep 2017
A Sense of Place, Liza’s Gallery, Stege, Møn, Denmark July 2017

2016

Tutor Show, Seawhite Atrium Gallery, Katie Sollohub, Emily Ball, Nick Bodimeade, Julian Brown, Gary Goodman, Helen Turner, John Skinner, Simon Carter, Gary Wragg
Skyway GalleryLaunch Exhibition, Katie Sollohub, Eve Shepherd, Marilyn Stafford, Shirley Trevena

2015

A Guest in Turner’s House, the Stables Gallery, Orleans House, Twickenham 26th March – 25th May

2014

Artist In Residence, Turner’s House, Sandycombe Lodge, Twickenham

2013

The Taste of Art, Painting Exhibition, Café Gallery, Lightbox, Woking

2012

Artist In Residence, Danny House, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Living Rooms, Painting Exhibition, Trinity Gallery, Tunbridge Wells
The Taste of Art, Painting Exhibition, Café Gallery, Lightbox, Woking
Rooms and Roaming Residencies, Painting Exhibition, The Hop Gallery, Lewes

2011

Artist In Residence, Danny House, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Katie Sollohub Paintings, Painting Exhibition, Swaffer’s Antiques, Arundel
The Taste of Art, Painting Exhibition, Café Gallery, Lightbox, Woking
Katie Sollohub, Painting Exhibition, Foyer Gallery, Seawhites, Partridge Green
A History of My World in 100 Objects, Painting Exhibition, Cranleigh Arts Centre, Surrey

2009-2012

Katie Sollohub’s Open Studio, Annual Painting Exhibition, Adur Arts Festival, Shoreham by Sea

2008

Spring Show, Painting Exhibition, HQ gallery, Lewes

 

Group Exhibitions

2016

Lynn Painter Stainers Prize, London

2015

Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
Lynn Painter Stainers Prize, Mall Galleries, London

2014

20 Painters, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton
The Jerwood Drawing Prize, London
The Royal Academy Summer Show, London

2013

Baker’s Dozen, CoachHouse Gallery, Alfriston

2011

Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Competition, Painting Exhibition, Kings Place Gallery, London

2010

Adur Arts Collective Group Show, Painting Exhibition, Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
The Hop Open Exhibition, Painting Exhibition, The Hop Gallery, Lewes
Cralnleigh Open Art Exhibition, Painting Exhibition, Surrey

2009

Shoreham Gallery, Painting Exhibition, Shoreham by Sea

2009

C’mon and Give us a Kiss, Painting Exhibition, Montcrieff Bray Gallery, Petworth, to launch Drawing and Painting People: A Fresh Approach, Emily Ball, Crowood Press, 2009

 

Talks, Presentations & Workshops

2015

A Guest In Turner’s House talk at West Dean College
The Joy of Charcoal taster workshops at West Dean College
A Guest in Turner’s House talk, Stables Gallery, Orleans House, Richmond, for members of the public and Winchester Art History Group
Drawing with Earth, children’s workshop at Stables Gallery

2014

Talk and demonstration for West Sussex Arts Society, Worthing

2013

Workshops for the Eastbourne Artists Group, one drawing workshop, one iPad workshop

2012

Workshop for 2D3D Group, Winchester
Demonstration for Adur Arts Club, Shoreham by Sea
Art Natters, The Courtyard Studio, Chichester

2011

How digital media affects my work, Pecha Kucha Night, Brighton
Talk for Society of Eastbourne Artists, Eastbourne

2010

Talk for the Worthing Arts Society, Worthing