Artist Statement

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 work to get a natural likeness with a soulful feeling. I predominately work in oils using traditional methods and handmade paints which provide richness and depth.


Kate is a full time professional contemporary artist from Bournemouth, Dorset who paints a variety of subjects. After completing a Fine Art BA (Hons) degree in 2008, she worked as a portrait artist in London. A few years ago Kate moved to Bournemouth and now paints the scenery of Dorset, as well as portraits and other subjects. She exhibits regularly, selling work and taking commissions. Kate is currently the artist in residence at Studio Poole by Poole Quay and also teaches art classes on Wednesdays in Christchurch.


Kate Marr, Solo Art Show.

14th October 2019 - 21st October 2019
Bourne Gallery, Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Admission FREE

Open daily 10am-5pm

This exhibition presents a new series of work themed on ‘light’ by Kate, and there will be many works for sale. This immersive and dramatic exhibition is not to be missed!

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The Lady magazine

Kate was selected to be featured in “The Lady” magazine, September 20th 2019 edition, as the artist to visit in the West Country!

View her entry in The Lady Online Directory.

Studio Poole

Kate has just begun her residency at Studio Poole - 2 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HU. Kate will be painting here occasionally, and also around Poole Harbour, for her new series called ‘Light’.

Paint Dorset

Kate has joined the wonderful group - Paint Dorset!

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