Katy Woodroffe is an Australian artist who lives and works in Hobart. Her work has been featured extensively in solo exhibitions both within Australia and overseas.

Travel has been an important influence on her arts practice and she has been awarded many international residencies, including Paris (twice), Greece, India and Spain.

Solo Exhibition 2021

into the Light
Handmark Gallery

September 24 – October 13

International Exhibition

Into the Light 
Keg Expo Gallery
Schijndel
The Netherlands

July 23 – August 28 2021

Artist book
Occupation and Loss
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

32cms x 25cms (150cms fully extended

Encounters in a New Land: Past meets Future
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

49cms x 47cms

Last Days

Acquired for the City of Schijndel Municipal collection

Tiger Moon

Now part of the Australian Ambassador’s collection in his residency in the Hague (this is the third Embassy residence displaying Katy’s work)

Work displayed in the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

Work displayed in the Australian Embassy residence in New York

Forbidden Fruit: Only the Cool Water of the Lily Pond can Subdue our Desire

Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
150 x150 cms

Recent Exhibitions 2021

Poimen@20
Poimena Gallery, Launceston

“It’s a marvelous night for a moon dance, With the stars up above in our eyes”
2021

Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
97cms x 97cms

Celebrating our Landscape
Handmark gallery

Moonrise. Treasure Island
2021

Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
100cms x 100cms

Short listed exhibitions 2021

Burnie Print Prize, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie

Colonisation by Seed: Adventure Bay 1788, 2019
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
150cms x 150cms x 4cms

Short listed exhibitions 2020

Swan Hill Print and Drawing Prize
A Corona Dream
2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

96cms x 85cms

Women’s Art Prize Tasmania
Bird Call Theatre: The Inheritors Act 1 and 2 (diptych)
2019
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

100cms x 100cms

Tidal 20 – the City of Devonport National Art Award, Devonport Regional Gallery

From the Tide Pool to the Stars and Back Again 2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
150cms x 150cms

Major work heading to New York

Forbidden Fruit: Only the Cool Water of the Lily Pond can subdue our desire
2018
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

150cms x 150cms

Recent exhibitions at Handmark Gallery, Hobart 2020

 

Summer Salon

The Power of a Dream
2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
96cms x 85cms

Landscape exhibition

Celebrating the End of Lockdown: Trophy Night
2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

75cms x 69cms

Celebrating the End of Lockdown: Souvenir Hunting
2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

27cms x 76cms

Still Life exhibition

Life in Lockdown #1-6
2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

35cms x 26.5cms

Life in Lockdown 
#lockdownchallenge
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper

35cms x 26.5cms

Recent Exhibitions at Clarendon Arms, Evandale, (Handmark) 2020

Spring Salon

Pop Up Christmas Exhibition

Dreaming of Spring 2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
96cms x 85cms

Treasure Island 2020
Acrylic and ground pigment on paper
68cms x 68cms

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We are incredibly blessed to welcome this beautiful little baby boy into our lives. Congratulations to our amazing daughter Polly and partner Matt for giving us another grand baby to spoil! ...

Excited to be back in the studio as the exhibition ends @handmarkgallery - with John Berger helping to get me started! ...

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So good to spend a day at Mona today with a very discerning three year old! ...

Last few days of “Into the Light” @handmark. A huge thank you to the terrific team at the gallery and to all those who visited or sent messages of support. We have such an amazing community here in Tasmania ❤️ ...

So putting the library books into the shute is a lot of fun 😊 #thanksforthephotosuzie ...

The exhibition has a week to go @handmarkgallery A big thank you to the great team @tasweekend for the article #intothelight #exhibitionofnewwork #contemporaryart #katywoodroffe #tasmanianartist #hobart ...

A massive thank you for all the lovely birthday wishes yesterday. So good to be reminded of all the wonderful people in my life 🥰 #grandparentingisthebest ...

Zooming into the opening courtesy of the MooiSchijndel newspaper. A big thankyou to @mariellevandenbergh for sending such a fabulous box of goodies ❤️ ...

So good to get my art journals back from the Netherlands today! #vandiemensland #exhibition #thenetherlands #katywoodroffe #tasmanianartist #hobarttasmania ...

Into the Light opens tomorrow @handmarkgallery between 5 and 6.30pm. Love to see you if you’re in Salamanca 😊 ...

Farewell Buddy - the commandant of the house! You used up all your lives today and we will miss you very much❤️ ...

The fire screens are finished! A big thank you to @wagner_framemakers for taking them on 😊#newexhibition #intothelight #handmarkgallery #katywoodroffe #hobarttasmania ...

Less than two weeks to go! So relieved to have all the work in the hands of the fabulous team @wagner_framemakers #upcomingexhibition #intothelight #handmarkgallery #contemporaryart #katywoodroffe #hobarttasmania ...

The Van Diemensland exhibition in the Netherlands has now finished. So grateful to @mariellevandenbergh and @melsdees for all their hard work in making it such a success. And very honoured and thrilled to have Tiger Moon heading up to the Australian Ambassador’s residence at the Embassy in The Hague today!#internationalexhibition #kegexpo #schijndel #thenetherlands #katywoodroffe #tasmanianartist ...

Wednesday #backinthestudio #contemporaryart #tasmanianartist #hobart ...

Winter is done courtesy of library Woody and early nights! #bookstack #readersofinstagram #bibliophile ...

Last week of poimena@20. A big thankyou to @psnell1 for finding my special life member glass! #groupexhibition #contemporaryart #poimenagallery #launceston ...

Such a wonderful farewell for my sister today. Travel gently over that rainbow Lizzie ❤️❤️❤️ ...

Such a wonderful celebration of friendship and fun over the past 20 years in Poimena. So good to catch up with so many fabulous people ❤️#poimena@20 ...