About 2017-10-02T12:22:27+00:00

Jennny Keate is a painter who began her artistic career as an object designer. She has a Bachelor of Design (Hons) majoring in Industrial Design from Victoria University of Wellington and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in  English from the University of Otago.

Group exhibitions (painting)

Dec 2016 Visual Culture pop-up gallery at 89 Aro St: STILL-LIFE Ceramics + Paintings by 4 artists

Nov 2016: Points of View, Thistle Hall (Exhibition with painter Shelley Masters, held in association with Visual Culture gallery)

Group exhibitions (design)

2007: Show Room, Objectspace, Auckland (Halo lamp)

2005: Lily exhibited at DesignEx (Melbourne); 100% Design (London), Maison & Objet (Paris), Ambiente (Hanover)

2003 : Living Room, Goodman Suter Contemporary Art Project, Suter Gallery, Nelson (Lily and Noodle lamps)

2001:  White Light, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt (Lily lamps)

Highlights

2017: Finalist, Parkin Drawing Prize

2006: Finalist in the Flos/ECC Lighting Competiton

2005: Lily lamp licensed for mass production and international distribution

2001-02: Received an Arts Council grant to create a new body of work

2002: Highly Commended Luminous Art award, Illuminating Engineering Society of NZ and Australia Luminaire Design Awards (Lily lamp)