”Life by the sea and the atmospheric weather of the Dorset coastline and surrounding areas inspire my paintings. Whether I am outside working en plein air or in the studio, capturing the beautiful essence of the world is my focus in painting. I predominately work in a contemporary way with handmade oil paints, which provide richness and depth.”

Kate Marr


Kate Marr is a professional contemporary artist from Bournemouth, and has worked as an artist for over the last decade since completing a Fine Art BA (Hons) degree at Plymouth University. She loves to create atmospheric pieces, and paints dramatic seascapes and landscapes from Dorset and beyond. Kate paints on location or in the studio, and is currently an artist in residence at the shop ‘Studio Poole’ by Poole Quay which provides a fantastic setting for her to create new work.

Kate is active in the local art community, being a member of Paint Dorset, Cad Arts and The Local Artists’ of Dorset. She is a tutor with The Seasons Art Class and teaches classes on Wednesdays in Christchurch. Kate has exhibited in various places in Dorset and Hampshire this past year and is looking forward to exhibiting in London this July amongst other exhibitions. Kate’s work has also been featured in nationwide magazines.


Upcoming exhibitions

Solo Art Exhibition by Kate Marr

The Hayloft Gallery
14 Wick Lane
Christchurch BH23 1HX

14th Feb - 20th Feb

Art of Nature

The Hayloft Gallery
14 Wick Lane
Christchurch BH23 1HX

21st Feb - 27th Feb

“Oh, I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside”

Kate’s exhibition will focus on contemporary seascape paintings inspired by the beautiful Dorset coastline. Oil paintings, watercolours and drawings will show beach life with human interest, and vibrant and stunning atmospheric sea and skies with contrasting light to dramatic effect. Her pieces will show the varying weather throughout the year, with colourful summer moments to stormy days, giving the viewer a real sense of feeling life by the sea.

Chelsea Waterside ArtSpace, Hepworth Court, Grosvenor Waterside, Gatliff Road, (Just off Ebury Bridge Road), London SW1W 8QP

Telephone: 020 7824 5580

Wed 8th July - Wed 26th August 2020


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