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© Kate Henderson 2020

Design & develpoment: Frame Creative

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March 2020

So delighted to be the winner of the 2020 Amanda Moriarty Prize sponsored by the Contemporary glass Society. I will be undertaking a two week residency with the renowned Glass Painter, Mark Angus in his studio in Graz Austria this Autumn 2020. I will be tutored and work alongside Mark, exploring new techniques and developing my glass work.

February 2020

Delighted to have my stained glass panel “Mother and Child” selected for an exhibition called “Embody without Burden – A Celebration of Motherhood” to be held at the RGI Kelly Gallery from 7th March-4th April.

December 2019

I am thrilled  to have been awarded funding from Creative Scotland through the Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards (VACMA) to support a two week residency in 2020 during which I plan to develop my skills and gain new approaches in drawing, to experiment with 2d and 3d components to create mixed media pieces inspired by the town of Nérac, the surrounding area, the changes in the light, architecture and culture.

Studio Faire is a contemporary art centre in South West of France, providing residencies for creative practitioners. Residents live and work in the house, studios and gardens of Studio Faire, a small mansion built around 1830.


I am delighted to be one of two makers selected by Craft Scotland and Historic Environment Scotland to deliver a project for students and adult learners inspired by Dunblane Cathedral, The Engine Shed and Scotland’s next themed year, Year of Coasts and Waters 2020. The project runs from January to April with the outputs on display at Stirling Castle from May – August 2020. So watch this space for more details….


Lovely news to end the year, I have just found out that one of my paintings called Edinburgh iii, mixed media collage has been selected for this year’s the Royal Scottish Society of Painter in Watercolour, (RSW) 139th Annual Exhibition at the RSA in Edinburgh. Exhibition opens 30 Dec- 30 January 2020. Looking forward to visiting the exhibition.