Kate Stewart received an MFA from The University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Dickinson College. She lives in Pennsylvania where she is Professor of Art at West Chester University.
Kate's work has been included in group exhibitions at TATE Modern in London, Plug Projects in Kansas City, Arlington Arts Center in Virginia, Towson University Center for the Arts Gallery, Pageant Soloveev Gallery, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. Her solo shows include P.S. 122, Vox Populi Gallery, Seraphin Gallery, Moore College of Art, West Chester University, Drexel University, Gettysburg College and Ejecta Projects. She has created public murals in collaboration with Sprocket Mural Works in Harrisburg, PA, with Arlington Cultural Affairs in Arlington, VA and with Dickinson College's Goodyear Gallery and Organic Farm. She was selected for the annual Fleisher Wind Challenge Exhibition Series in 2005, was a Finalist for the PEW Artist Fellowship in 2008 and she received the Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art in 2015. Stewart has attended creative residencies at Vermont Studio Center, the 40th Street A.I.R. in Philadelphia, and was an Artist in Residence at the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation Exploratory Residency in 2019.
Kate is also an avid gardener and has been instrumental in bringing a pigment garden to West Chester University, where she teaches.