EDUCATION
PhD (Sculpture), Monash University (2010 - 2013)
Master of Arts (Fine Arts), RMIT University, (2006 - 2008)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), School of Art, Victorian College of the Arts (2002)
Bachelor of Science (Film Making), School of Communications, Boston University (1996), Boston, USA

GRANTS, PRIZES, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2016   Aslalink Residency, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India
2016   Youkobo Art Space Residency, Tokyo Japan
2015   Winner, Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Prize
2015   Artist in Residence, Billilla Mansion, Bayside City Council
2014   City of Melbourne Arts Project Grant
2014   Winner, Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal
2013   Finalist, The Blake Prize
2013   Winner, Rupert Bunny Visual Arts Fellowship
2012   Winner, British Council Realise Your Dream Award / UK residency
2012   Australia Council New Work Grant (midcareer)
2012   Finalist, Hobart Prize
2012   Artist in Residence, Australian Tapestry Workshop
2011   Barcelona Studio Residency, Australia Council for the Arts
2011   International Artist in Residence, Kunsthalle, Krems, Austria
2011   City of Melbourne Arts Project Grant
2011   Janet Holmes a Court Artist's Grant
2010   Monash Graduate Scholarship (2010 - 2012)
2009   Finalist, Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, NSW
2009   Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces Residency, (2008 - 2010)
2008   Finalist, The Blake Prize
2008   Janet Holmes A Court Artists Grant
2008   Australian Postgraduate Award, Master of Arts (Research), RMIT University
2007   Artist in Residence, Heide Museum of Modern Art
2007   City of Melbourne Arts Project Grant Recipient
2007   Australian Postgraduate Award, Master of Arts (Research), RMIT University
2007   Winner, Siemens Fine Art Award, RMIT Gallery, Storey Hall
2006   Finalist, Art & Australia/ANZ Private Bank Emerging Artists Award
2006   Emerging Writers Program, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces
2006   Melbourne Art Fair, Project Room Work Grant
2006   Artist in Residence, RMIT Summer Print Program, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
2006   NAVA Visual and Craft Artist’s Grant
2005   Arts Development Grant (Creation), Arts Victoria
2005   Finalist, Canberra Contemporary Art Award, Australian Capital Territory
2004   Artists Project Grant & residency, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery & NSW Ministry for the Arts
2004   NAVA Visual and Craft Artist’s Grant
2004   City of Melbourne Arts Project Grant Recipient
2003   City of Melbourne Arts Project Grant Recipient
2003   Winner, Toorak Village Sculpture Festival Emerging Artist Award
2002   National Gallery Women’s Association Encouragement Award, VCA Graduate Exhibition
2002   People’s Choice Award Winner, IQ Exhibition, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016   The Aadambar Strivadi Quilt, Sankskriti Art Gallery, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India
2016   Feminist Fan, A.I.R. Gallery, New York City
2015   The Furies, St Kilda Town Hall Facade and Gallery
2014   HOPE&SAFE: Daine Singer
2014   Knit SAFE Project, City of Melbourne Public Art Project
2014   Book Project: HOPE SAFE, West Space Reading Room, West Space
2013   Venus Was Her Name, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2013   The Texture of Her Skin, Glen Eira Gallery, Caulfield
2012   The Skin of Hope, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2012   Kate Just: Knitted Work, 2004 - 2011, Ararat Regional Gallery, Ararat VIC
2011    Unearthed, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2011    Venus Was Her Name, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria
2011    Kate Just, Daine Singer Project, Zurich, Switzerland
2010   Inward Gathering, Nellie Castan Gallery, South Yarra, VIC
2009   A New Day in A Strange Land, Nellie Castan Gallery, South Yarra, VIC
2009   Bombshell, Gertrude Studio 12 Exhibition, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces
2008   Supernatural, RMIT School of Art Gallery, October
2008   The Garden of Interior Delights, Don't Come Gallery, Royal Arcade, Melbourne
2008   Natural Woman, Raw Space, Brisbane
2008   Shed That Skin, MOP Projects, Sydney
2007   I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself, Bus Gallery, Melbourne
2007   Wall Flower, The Dolls House, Preston
2006   Paradise, TCB art inc, Melbourne
2006   The Entertainer, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy
2006   Individual Project Room, Melbourne Art Fair
2005   Boundary (LOVE), Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Australian Capital Territory
2005   The Four Fathers, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy
2005   Family, West Space, Melbourne
2004   Love is a Rose, Conical Gallery, Fitzroy
2003   The Pickin’ Patch, Bus Gallery, Melbourne
2003   Pieces of You, West Space, Melbourne
2002   Needle Exchange, Sticky, Flinders Street Station, Melbourne
2002   Uniform, Penthouse and Pavement Gallery, Carlton

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017   The Public Body 2, Artspace, Sydney (forthcoming)
2017   On the needlepoint, curated by Miriam Kelly, Verge Gallery, Sydney (forthcoming)
2017   Declaration, curated by Stephanie Smith and Lisa Freiman, Institute for Contemporary Art, VCU, Richmond, Virginia, USA (forthcoming)
2017   The Victorian Craft Awards, Craft, Melbourne
2017   Stitch Fetish 5, curated by Ellen Schinderman, Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2017   Body and Cloth, Australian Tapestry Workshop, South Melbourne

2017   No Woman Is an Island, curated by Sophia Cai, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
2017   Rijswijk Textile Biennial, Rijswijk Museum, The Netherlands
2016   Unfolding/Folding, curated by Alyce Neal, KINGS Ari
2016   Hero Worship, curated by Debbie Pryor and Hannah Presley, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2016   MUM, curated by Clare Needham, Stockroom, Kyneton, Victoria

2016   Telltale, curated by Anna Richardson and Justin Hinder, Arts Project Australia, Northcote
2016   Feminist Fan in Japan and Friends, (curator and exhibiting artist), Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
2016   Standing Ovation, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray
2015   Works from the Contemporary Australian Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra  
2015   f-generation: feminism, art, progression cur. by Juliette Peers, Caroline Phillips & Veronica Caven Aldous, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne
2015   Handmade Politics, curated by Katve Kaisa Kontturi, Titanik Galleria, Turku, Finland
2015   Daine Singer, Spring 1883, The Establishment Hotel, Syndey
2015   It ain't over yet (it hasn't even begun), curated by Alice Mathieu, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne
2015   Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta
2015   Amber Stones and Green, Curated by Alison Lasek, Kings ARI, Melbourne
2014   Material Edge, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta
2014   Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Substation, Newport
2014   This is Not the Work, The Block, QUT Art Space, Brisbane
2014   Subject to Ruin, curated by Adam Porter, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney
2014   The F Word, curated by Caroline Phillips, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
2014   Fertile Ground, Australian Tapestry Workshop, South Melbourne
2013   The Blake Prize, Gallery of UNSW, Sydney
2013   Works from the Collection, St Kilda Town Hall, St Kilda
2013   Top 10: The People Curate the Permanent Collection, Ararat Regional Gallery, Ararat
2013   The Projects Group Show, curated by Nicole Breedon and Keira Brew Kurec, The Projects, Belgrave
2012   Louise Bourgeois and Other Artists, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen
2012   The Hobart Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
2012   Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea, Queer Urban Legends, cur. by Jess Bridport, Substation,   Newport
2012   The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Substation, Newport
2012   Hello Dollies, Penrith Regional Gallery
2011    Interior Architecture, Curated by Caroline Phillips, Latrobe Gallery, Bendigo
2011    City of Port Phillip New Acquisitions, St Kilda Town Hall, St Kilda
2010   Imaging the Apple, Curated by Elizabeth Gower and John Neeson, AC Institute, New York
2010   Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery National Works on Paper Award, Mornington
2010   Dream Weavers (co-curator with Daine Singer and exhibiting artist),Contemporary Art Spaces Tasmania, Hobart
2010   Secret Files from the Working Men's College, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne
2009   Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Woollahra City Council Chambers, Sydney
2009   Gertrude Studio Artists Exhibition, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy
2009   Ivy Tropes, Cur. Melissa Loughnan, ACGA Gallery, Federation Square, Melbourne
2009   Love Bites, curated by Sarah Jones, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart
2009   Auckland Art Fair, represented by Nellie Castan Gallery
2008   Neo Pop, John Buckley Gallery, Richmond
2008   Weaveworlds, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
2008   Knitting, (curated by Diana Robson) Hawksbury Regional Gallery, Hawksbury
2008   Gertrude Studio Artists Show, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy
2008   The Blake Prize, National Art School, Sydney
2008   Life, Death, Thereafter, (curated by Mark Feary), Silvershot, Melbourne
2008   The Men's Gallery Show, curated by Phip Murray, in association with Next Wave Festival, Melbourne
2007   B-II, (Curated by Daine Singer), Blindside, Melbourne
2007   You Make Me Feel: Tamara Marwood and Kate Just, Alluvial Gallery, Bendigo
2007   Homeland, Sidney Meyer Space, Heide Museum of Modern Art
2007   40 Degrees, curated by Alexie Glass, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy
2007   Side Stitch, curated by Olivia Poloni, Blindside, Melbourne
2007   Manufactured, Raw Space, Brisbane
2007   Bird Girls, curated by Kate Daw and Vikki McInnes, Margaret Lawrence Gallery at VCA, Melbourne
2006   Siemens Fine Art Scholarship Exhibition, RMIT Gallery, Storey Hall
2006   RMIT Print Residency Exhibition, Project Space, RMIT University, Melbourne
2006   Only Some of the Time, First Draft Gallery, Sydney
2006   Beckon (Co-Curator & participating artist) Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth
2006   Lexicon, curated by Martina Copley, City Library, Melbourne
2005   Canberra Contemporary Art Award, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
2005   Selekta, (Co-Curator), West Space Gallery, Melbourne
2004   Traverse, Lake Macquarie Regional Art Gallery and Rocketart, Newcastle
2004   She’s Crafty, First Draft Gallery, Sydney
2004   Supernatural, a duo show w/ Kate Rohde, Next Wave Festival, Horti Hall Gallery, Melbourne
2003   Home Loan (curated by Larissa Hjorth and Kate Shaw) Caroline Springs Warehouse Displays, Caroline Springs
2003   Toorak Village Sculpture Festival, Toorak Village, Toorak
2003   Nightvision III (curated by Larissa Hjorth), Gallery 4A, Sydney
2002   Wallara Travelling Scholarship, VCA Gallery, Southbank, Melbourne
2002   Just Out of the Shire, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney
2002   New Hard Gossip, (curated by Constanze Zikos), PB Gallery, Prahran
2002   Shoot (curated by Laresa Kosloff), Block, Sydney
2002   Neo Noir (curated by Mark Feary), Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy
2002   IQ (curated by Colin Duncan), Midsumma Festival, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick
2001    Something for the Ladies, Penthouse and Pavement, Carlton
2001    KATE, with Kate Rohde and Kate Stones, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Graduate Coursework Coordinator, School of Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Feb 2017 - current.
Lecturer, School of Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, 2005- 2016.
Program Coordinator, West Space Gallery, Melbourne, 2005 –2006.

PUBLISHED WRITING (by the artist)
Feminist Fan, catalogue for the exhibition Feminist Fan, AIR Gallery, New York, July 2016.
A self published book associated with the exhibition HOPE & SAFE, featuring Just's public art projects in the UK and Melbourne, 2014.
The Texture of Her Skin, PhD Thesis, Monash University, 2013.
The Armor of Hope and Other Works, Volume 5, Issue 1,MAMSIE, Studies in the Maternal, Birckbeck University of London, online journal, 2013.
Artist page in "Louise Bourgeois and Australian Artists', catalogue for exhbition by the same name at Heide Museum of Modern Art, November 2012.
The Gift and the Curse, exhibition catalogue for Drew Pettifer, The Gift and the Curse, RMIT Project Space, February 2011.
The Whole Truth, exhibition catalogue for Holding Pattern, solo exhibition by Caroline Phillips, George Paton Gallery, March 2010.
Kaleidoscope, exhibition catalogue for solo exhibition by Song Ling, Niagra Gallery, February 2010.
The Body Talks: Video Work of Kotoe Ishii,exhibition catalogue, Libary Art Space, December 2009.
Tamara Marwood, exhibition catalogue for A Little Ladylike Tinkling and Smearing, Craft Victoria, 2008.
Parasite Specific, Objects in Space exhibition catalogue, Next Wave Festival, May 2008.
Free Range, catalogue essay for Range of Motion (Penny Cain, Emma White, Maddy Donovan), West Space, June 2007.
Rich Text, catalogue essay for Rich Text, RMIT Storey Hall, May 2007.
Louise Weaver, review of Taking a Chance on Love, Selected Works 1990 – 2006, Artlink: Dec 2006.
Before Monday, catalogue essay for Katherine Huang’s Gertrude Studio 12 exhibition, Nov 2006.
Untitled review of Janenne Eaton’s Angle of Head exhibition, EYELINE Magazine, July 2006.
Knitting Confessions: PURL YOUR HEART OUT!, in Hao Gao, edited by Olivia Barrett, 2006: Singapore/Melbourne.
Paradise: an essay, TCB Art Inc, June 2006.
Elizabeth Gower, review of Sites & Conversations at VCA Gallery, EYELINE Magazine, Issue 59, 2006.
Susan Wirth, Review, West Space, UN Magazine, Issue 4, 2005.
The Four Fathers, short story with exhibition, Seventh Gallery, 2005.
Review of Susan Wirth, Arlo Mountford, Simon Terrill and Janenne Eaton, www.westspace.org.au., 2005.
Flesh, Review of Melbourne Biennial for MESH, Experimenta www.experimenta.org.au, 1999.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Jenni Mazaraki, Kate Just is Here to Knit Powerful Wom*n and Be Your Feminist Fan, The Ladies Network, April 2017.
Sue Gardiner, The Human Texture, Artnews, New Zealand, Autumn 2017.

Emma O'Neill, #26: Kate Just in 50 Things Collectors Need to Know in 2017, Art Collector magazine, January 2017.
Artist Portfolio: ‘Kate Just: Purls of Feminist Devotion,’ The Advocate, July 2016.

Betsy Greer, ‘An “Act of Love”: Knitted Portraits of Feminist Artists and Their Work,’ Hyperallergic, July 2016.
Marvin & Ruby, It is the Best Job in the World, Marvin & Ruby, April 2016.
Johnny Page, A Survey of Feminist Art in Japan, Spoon and Tamago, February 2016.
Kate Just's The Furies: Artist Feature, Runway Issue Number 27: Outside, April 2015.
Janine Burke, Big, Bold and Glorious: Dr Janine Burke launches Kate Just’s ‘The Furies,’Rochford Street Review, 13 March 2015.
Robert Nelson, 'Wrath of ages: women rage against violence in Kate Just's work The Furies at St Kilda Town Hall,' 10 March 2015.
Caroline Phillips, 'Watch This Space,' Catalogue Exhibition for The Furies at St Kilda Town Hall, 8 March, 2015.
Dylan Rainforth, 'Artist Kate Just's series on women's self-defence hangs from St Kilda Town Hall,' 3 March, 2015.
Dan Rule, "In the galleries: Experimenta: Recharge, Iwasaki, Amber Stones and Green," The Age Newspaper, 25 January, 2015.
Dylan Rainforth, "Luscious and Unashamedly Joyful Works in Group Show at KINGS Ari," The Age Newspaper, 13 January, 2015.
Juliet Peers, "Knitting Signals,"an essay for the book and exhibition HOPE & SAFE by Kate Just at Daine Singer, 2014.
Alyce McGovern, "Crafting For Good: Why We All Want To Knit For Penguins,"The Conversation, 18 March, 2014.
Bronwyn Watson, "Kate Just's Paradise takes knitting to a new dimension,"The Australian Newspaper, 21 December, 2013.
Casey Jenkins, "Venus Was Her Name," catalogue for the exhibition Venus Was Her Name at Daine Singer, 2013.
Linda Michael, "Louise Bourgeois and Australian Artists', catalogue for exhibition by the same name at Heide Museum of Modern Art, November 2012.
Sarah Moore, "Just Great: Kate's off to Brittain to sew up artistic journey," Weekly Review Bayside, 24 September, 2012.
Robert Nelson, "The Corruption of Innocents", The Age Newspaper, 27 June, 2012.
Dan Rule, “Kate Just:The Skin of Hope”, Your Weekend in the Galleries, The Age Newspaper, 23 June, 2012.
Anthony Camm, "Kate Just: The Knitted Works 2004-2011", catalogue for exhibition of the same name at Ararat Regional Gallery, May 2012.
Dan Rule, "The Skin of Hope", Broadsheet, 24 May 2012.
Melissa Miles, "The Skin of Hope", catalogue essay for the exhibition The Skin of Hope at Daine Singer, 2012.
Margaret Burin, ,"Feminism Just a Needle and Thread Away"ABC Ballarat, 2012.
Daniela Tomasovsky, “Venus Reloaded”, Morgen: 5/11 (Austrian magazine), October 2011.
Craig Burgess, "One of These Forms", catalogue essay for Unearthed, Craft Victoria,2011.
Martha McDonald,"In Small Things Remembered", catalogue essay for Unearthed, Craft Victoria,2011.
Liza Power, "Tools of Our Trade Take On New Guises",The Age Newspaper, April 16, 2011.
Robert Nelson, "If Nightmares Come True", The Age Newspaper, November 19, 2010.
Art Collector Magazine, "Kate Just", October 2010.
Olivia Poloni, "Inward Gathering", catalogue essay for the exhibitionby the same name, Nellie Castan Gallery, 2010.
David Hansen, "Inward Gathering", review of exhibition by the same name, Nellie Castan Gallery, 2010.
Helen Hughes, "Bombshell"catalogue essay for Studio 12 exhibition at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, 2009.
Louise Schwartzkoff,"Young Artists Embrace Their Inner Nanna",Sydney Morning Herald, April 25, 2009.
Rose Vickers, "Kate Just: New Work", Art World Magazine, Issue 9, June/July 2009.
Alice Blackwood, “Stitching Myths and Memories: The work of Kate Just”, Textile Art Forum Magazine, Vo. 28, Issue 2, No 94, August 2009.
Dan Rule, Critical Guide, A2 section, The Age Newspaper, 18 July, 2009.
Anna Saunders, "Simply Red", Marie Claire Australia, June 2009.
Tai Snaith, "Life and Times", Artlink, Vol 29, No. 1, March 2009.
Ross Moore, “Goddess of the Kitsch”, The Age Newspaper, Friday 24 October, 2008.
Dylan Rainforth, “Kate Just”, The Age Newspaper, M Magazine, Sunday 12 October, 2008.
Kirsten Rann, "The Garden of Interior Delights" , catalogue essay for the exhibition by the same name, Don't Come Gallery, 2008.
Ashley Crawford, "Blake Makes Spirited Choice", The Age Newspaper, Wed 27 August, 2008.
Back Page Featured Artist, National Association for the Visual Arts Magazine, July 2007.
Stephen Gallagher, “At the Crossroads of Daphne”, exhibition catalogue for You Make Me Feel, July 2007.
Terri-Anne Kingsley, All Stitched Up, ABC Radio Interview/article, July 2007.
Penny Webb, “Bird Girls”, The Age Newspaper, M Magazine (p.42), The Age Newspaper, 6 May, 2007.
Andrew Stephens, “Open Wide, come inside”, The Age Newspaper, M Magazine (p. 41), 6 May, 2007.
Olivia Poloni, “The Dolls House – A Modern Wunderkammer”, Making Space Event/exhibition catalogue, April 2007.
Vikki McInnes, “Kate Just” Bird Girls exhibition catalogue, VCA Gallery, April 2007.
Kate Daw, “Bird Girls, Fly High, Fly Low”, Bird Girls exhibition catalogue, VCA Gallery, April 2007.
Olivia Poloni, “Side Stitch”, exhibition catalogue, VCA Gallery, March 2007.
Megan Backhouse, “40 Degrees”, The Age, Saturday 17 February, 2007.
Ric Spencer, “Flight of the fantasy Beckons”, The West Australian, review, 9 September 2006.
ABC TV Interview/Presentation, Sunday Arts Program, Sunday 20 August, 2006.
Megan Backhouse, “Mixed Media”, The Age, Wednesday 2 August, 2006.
Robert Nelson, “ Unexpected Encounters”, The Age, Wednesday 2 August, 2006.
Dominique Angeloro & Jesse Garron, “BECKON”, catalogue, August 2006, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art.
Robert Nelson, “Fabrications to Make You Knit Your Brow in Perplexity”(review), The Age, Wed. 14 June, 2006.
Megan Backhouse, “Art Galleries”, The Age, Saturday 17 June, 2006.
Kylie Gusset, "The Medium is not the Message", Yarn Magazine, March 2006, page 6.
Penny Webb, “Family”, Sightlines, the Age, 29 June, 2005.
Bridget Cameron, “ The Knitting Train”, commissioned by Artlink for www.craftculture.org, April 2005.
Dominique Angeloro & Jesse Garron, “Crossroads: The Politics of Every Which Way” Traverse catalogue 2004.
Meghan Backhouse, “Just in time for love”, The Age, 23 October 2004.
Penny Webb, “Not In Their Nature to Be Loud”, The Age, 29 May, 2004.
Meghan Backhouse, “Conversion to Suburban”, The Age, 10 September 2003.
Andrew Brasier, “Delfin’s Art Encounter”, Herald Sun Home magazine, 13 Sept 2003.
Larissa Hjorth and Kate Shaw, “Home Loan” (catalogue essay), 2003.
Peter Hill, “Leaving the Shire”, Critic’s Picks, Sydney Morning Herald, 27 September 2002.
Ashley Crawford, “From the Dark Screams Art” (review), The Age, 29 May 2002.
Larissa Hjorth, “Neo Noir”, Broadsheet, summer 2002.
Jazmina Cininas, “Uniform” (review), Artlink, Vol. 22 No. 1, March 2002.
Kate Daw, “Searching for Club Kate”, (catalogue essay), 2001.

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Wangaratta City Art Gallery
Ergas Collection, Sydney
Artbank
City of Port Phillip
Ararat Regional Gallery
Private Collections in Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Austria

OTHER
Permanent Online Artists Profile, Brooklyn Museum: Elizabeth Sackler Centre for Feminist Art Archive
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/feminist_art_base/gallery/kate_just.php