About Us

 

Kathryn’s Studio

Kathryn McGovern

Kathryn McGovern (1970)   MVA   BVA

Kathryn McGovern is an Australian artist based in Brisbane. Her practice spans drawing, painting and printmaking. She completed a Master of Visual Arts at Monash University 2014. McGovern employs a figurative based narrative exploring man’s behavioural relationships with animals. She has won multiple art awards and held her first international solo exhibition in Amsterdam in 2018.

Awards

  • The John Anderson Memorial Acquisitive Award – 2018
  • The Hornsby Art Prize – Drawing Honourable Mention – 2017
  • Waverley Art Prize – Oil Painting Prize – 2017
  • The Ipswich Art Award – Drawing Category – 2016
  • The John Villiers Outback Art Award 2015

Finalist

  • The KAAF Art Prize – 2015, 2018
  • The M16 Drawing Prize – 2018
  • The Greenway Art Prize – 2018
  • The Lyn McCrae Memorial Drawing Prize – 2018
  • The Qld Figurative Art Award – 2018
  • The Moreton Bay Region Art Awards – 2014/15/16/17/18
  • The Ipswich Art Award – 2018
  • The Wyndham Art Prize – 2018
  • The Prospect Portrait Prize – 2017
  • The ANL Maritime Art Prize – 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Brisbane Art Prize – 2016, 2017
  • Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing – 2014, 2017
  • The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize – 2014/15/16/17
  • arc Yinnar Drawing Prize – 2016
  • SCOPE Galleries Art Award – 2016
  • Lethbridge 10000 – 2014, 2015
  • Swan Hill Print and Drawing Awards – 2014
  • Rick Amor Drawing Prize – 2014
  • Hawkesbury Art Prize – 2013
  • Clayton Utz Art Award – 2013

Residency

  • The Art Vault – Mildura Victoria
  • June 2015,  July 2016 , October 2017, October 2018

Gallery Representation 

  • Traffic Jam Gallery – Sydney, New South Wales
  • The Art Vault – Mildura, Victoria