Our Sculptors

Kate Hammersley MRSS

Kate Hammersley is an interdisciplinary artist who explores what it is like to live in a world in a state of flux. Current work investigates the links between art and science and she is the first artist-in-residence at the University of Oxford Department of Engineering Science.
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Discipline
Conceptual
Digital/Light/Sound
Installation/Land/Site-specific
Material
Ceramic/Clay
Found Objects
Mixed media
Other
Wood/Paper
Region
South East

Kate Hammersley is an artist and sculptor whose practice explores materials and materiality, pushing materials to the limits of their capability. Currently working on art and science projects at the cutting edge of research she was the first artist-in-residence at the University of Oxford Department of Engineering Science supported by Arts Council England, working alongside a researcher studying cooling systems for spacecraft re-entry into the earth's atmosphere .  Working in a variety of media from drawing to film and ceramics she is an elected member of the Royal Society of Sculptors.  Since being selected to take part in Sotheby's International Young Art programme she has exhibited nationally and internationally including Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, the Royal Society of Sculptors London and the Elizabeth Foundation New York.  Collections include the University of Oxford and private collections UK and overseas.