Louise Tate is an artist whose painting and writing practice explores historical narratives, drawing from her own experiences of the complexity of womanhood and national identity. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Art with 1st Class Honours from RMIT University, during which she spent 6 months at the Utrecht School of the Arts in the Netherlands. She currently works from her studio in Collingwood, Melbourne.
Louise has exhibited locally and internationally, and has been the recipient of several awards and residencies. Recent achievements include: Kyneton Residency provided by the Macfarlane Fund (2017), the SEVENTH Emerging Writers program (2017), Jan Murphy Gallery’s Protégé Program (2018), and an artist residency at the NARS Foundation in Brooklyn, NY (2019).
Louise would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which she works, the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.