Kate Ward graduated from the Australian National University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Visual Art and went on to obtain a Masters in Arts Management and Policy from London University, UK in 2008. She is currently studying a Masters in Fine Arts in Halifax, Canada. Kate recently participated in an international summer residency at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, Halifax Canada as well as at Hill End NSW in mid 2013. Her drawings of Canberra were selected for tea towel designs as part of the Canberra Centenary celebrations also in 2013.
In 1999 Kate was awarded a residency at Megalo Print Studio and undertook an exchange with Kyoto Seika University in Japan through the ANU exchange program in 2000. Her experience in Japan informed a body of work and as a result held a solo exhibition at the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery. Kate’s work has been selected for national and international exhibitions and she has won a number of awards. Her work is represented in national and international collections world wide.