Kate Petley

About the Artist

Kate Petley is an abstract artist whose work refers to psychologically charged space. Interested in the sweet spot where the handmade intersects digital technology, her complex process combines collage, painting, photography, and printing.

Her work has been exhibited at the MCA Denver, the Museum of South Texas, the Nicolaysen Museum, the Martin Museum at Baylor University, the Museum of the Southwest, Diverseworks, and the Center for Contemporary Art Santa Fe.

Petley is a 2016 Ucross Foundation Fellowship recipient and completed an invitational residency in 2015 at the Franz Mayer of Munich Architectural Art Glass studio in Germany. Previous awards include an NEA Rockefeller Foundation Grant.

Her monoprints are published by Manneken Press in Bloomington, Illinois. She is represented by Robischon Gallery, Denver, and Weinberger Fine Art in Kansas City.

Kate lives in Longmont, Colorado. Born in New York, Houston is her original hometown.