2022 was a year rich with creative fulfilment and adventure. So full, that I have not managed to keep up with updating my blog. So I thought a few words of reflection on the year would be useful before heading full on into 2023.

The Pieces That Find Us
The Pieces That Find Us

AVA Gallery, Cape Town (28.04.22 - 09.06.22)
Installation view
(photo credit: Mia Thom)

Open Studio walkabout
Open Studio walkabout

LIA residency Leipzig
21 October

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Artist Interview with Cur8

I had the pleasure of a studio visit and interview with Olivia Barrell and Mia Louw from Cur8 in August following my exhibition Drawing Breath at Everard read Cape Town.
The interview has been published online.

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Drawing Breath

Drawing Breath is an exhibition of performative drawing, painting and collage as part of the Cubicle series, Everard Read | CIRCA gallery, Cape Town (3 - 15 August 2020).

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Closer than ever (again)

Closer than ever (again) is a follow up interview initiated by curator Michaela Limberis from an earlier project CLOSER THAN EVER(2017).

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WheredoIBegin is an exhibition of studio studies in which the artist Katherine Bull explores starting points for generating painted imagery, reflecting upon the nature of beginnings and how they can make an appearance in relation to a process of searching. Hosted by 99 Loop Gallery as an online catalogue on Artsy

Reverse search_Tiger on highway & Tiger on highway

oil on board
30 x 30 cm & 18 x 18 cm

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My solo exhibition Afterimage is now showing at Smith Studio Gallery, Cape Town until 6 April 2019.


Katherine Bull
solo exhibition
Smith Studio Gallery, Cape Town

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I am doing a series of three drawing interventions as part of The Main Complaint curated by Michaela Limberis at the Centre for the Moving Image, Zeitz Mocaa, Cape Town on the 9th, 14th & 15th February (10am - 3pm each day). Follow on Instagram @nofairground or #nofairground

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Upcoming exhibitions…

I have a work on a group exhibition titled Rendezvous, opening 5th December at Smith Studio Gallery, Cape Town. To read more about this work here

I am also working towards a solo exhibition at Smith Studio Gallery in 2019.

Google reverse image search_Judgement
Google reverse image search_Judgement

Acylic and oil on polycotton
1200 x 900 mm

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Fourfold - art mentorship

After eighteen years in tertiary education in the arts I have decide to take a break and focus primarily on my own studio practice. I have also launched Fourfold through which I am offering private mentoring for artists.

mentorship session with Lyndi Sales
mentorship session with Lyndi Sales

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Monotypes online at Warren Editions

Printmaking studio, Warren Editions has nine of my watercolour monotypes in stock. Follow this link to view.


watercolour monotype on Zerkal cotton paper
246 x 325mm (image dimension)
380 x 455mm (paper dimension

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Cape Town Art Fair with 50ty 50ty

My screenprint Cape Town Harbour will be on show at the 50ty 50ty Print Editions booth at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Watercolour monotypes created at Warren Editions are also for sale at the Artthrob Booth at the Fair.

De Waterkant - Strand Street

watercolour monotype
445 x 375 mm

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Nano 1.1 opening at Barnard Gallery

I have a few works on the Nano 1.1 exhibition opening at Barnard Gallery, Cape Town on the 26th July and ending on the 15th August.


oil on paper. 110x50mm

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50ty/50ty print edition launch for June

A screen print edition titled Cape Town Harbour_15h36_11.03.2017 that I created with Black River Studios for their 50ty/50ty project launches this month. Please share and collect…

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In conversation with Dawn Garisch - book launch for her latest novel Accident

Doctor and writer, Dawn Garisch has just published her latest novel Accident through Modjaji Books. Dawn invited me to be in conversation with her at her book launch event at Kalk Bay Books on the 10th May. She asked me if I wanted to make a performance part of the conversation as one of the main characters in the novel is performance artist Max.

Accident - book launch by Dawn Garisch in conversation with Katherine Bull

drawing performance - charcoal & ink on canvas
(photograph by Katherine Glenday)

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Towards Telepathy

Towards Telepathy is a two-channel video created in collaboration with artist Emmanuel de Montbron for the exhibition Closer Than Ever, curated by Michaela Limberis of Art meets Camera, Gallery Momo, 2nd March, 2017 from 18:00.

Towards Telepathy

Emmanuel de Montbron & Katherine Bull
Two-channel video. 3’30. 2017

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