About Katy Woodroffe
Katy Woodroffe is a Tasmanian artist who lives and works in Hobart. She has exhibited widely within Australia and overseas. She has won numerous awards, including the $20,000 Bay of Fires Art Prize in 2017. In the same year she was also a finalist in the Burnie Print Prize and the Muswellbrook Prize. In 2016 she was selected in the prestigious Sulman and Blake Prizes in Sydney and was previously featured in several other major events including the Glover and Whyalla Prizes and the Lethbridge Award,
In 2013 she gave a special presentation and address in Rome as winner of the international Beholding Beauty Art Prize. Other recent involvement in overseas exhibitions include a solo show and floor talk at the Saffron Walden Gallery, England, as well as representations in international art fairs in Stockholm, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Battersea, Brussels, Milan, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong. She also had prints exhibited in Spain, England and France, and won the special prize at the Lessedra World Print Annual in Bulgaria in 2014.
Residencies in Paris, Greece, India and Spain have provided inspiration and vibrancy to her evolving practice with her most recent experience at the Art Vault in Mildura.