Kate Gagliardi is an artist and freelance illustrator, living and working in Melbourne. Inspired by the human figure, her mixed media works offer a dynamic modern twist to figuration. 


Kate Gagliardi

Born Adelaide 1987

Lives and works in Melbourne


2010 Bachelor of Visual Arts, University of South Australia


2019 ‘Today’, Off the Kerb Gallery, Melbourne

2014 ‘Meet Me At The Coffee Shop’ - for CityMag, Cibo Gallery, Adelaide

2012 ‘OK. GAG’, Rooftop Artspace, Melbourne

2011 ‘Hello Universe’, Magazine Gallery, Adelaide

2010 ‘Just Between Us’, Magazine Gallery, Adelaide


2020 ‘12X12’, The Stockroom Gallery, Melbourne

2019 ‘Forgotten Landscapes’, Marfa Gallery, Melbourne

2019 ‘Viridian’, Q Bank Gallery, Tasmania

2018 ‘Subversion’, Cult and Harper Gallery, Port Adelaide, Adelaide

2017 ‘All Stars’, Peanut Gallery, Adelaide

2016 ‘Morbid Curiosities’ Peanut Gallery, Adelaide

2016 ‘Of Land and Sea’, Peanut Gallery, Adelaide

2012    'About A Face', Espionage Gallery, Adelaide

2012    'Unfinished', The Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

2012    'Now To Me', Strange Wolf, Melbourne

2012    ‘Threatening Postures’, Paper String Plastic, Adelaide

2012    'Street Dreams: The Dumpster Biennale', Four Words Warehouse, Adelaide

2011    'Hello Universe', Magazine Gallery, Adelaide

2011    'Champfest & 14BikeCo-Sketches, Snaps & Screenprints', BRIGHT Tradeshow, Berlin

2011    'Frauleins- Three Times A Lady', Gallery On Waymouth, Adelaide 

2011    'Melt Frank II', Live on Light Square, Adelaide

2011    'Uchiwa Fan Exhibition', Espionage Gallery, Adelaide

2011 ‘Street Sample’, AP Bond Gallery, Adelaide

2011 ‘Street Dreams: The Dumpster Biennale’, Magazine Gallery, Adelaide

2011 ‘Espionage Gallery Launch’, Espionage Gallery, Adelaide

2010 ‘Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones’, University of South Australia, Adelaide

2010 ‘Hola Mexico Film Festival: Movie Poster Exhibition’, Mercury Cinema, Adelaide

2010 ‘2% Animal show’ Magazine Gallery, Adelaide

2010 ‘Wild Things’, Urban Cow Studio, Adelaide

2010 ‘Exposed’, SALA Festival, Peter Walker Fine Art Gallery, Adelaide

2010 ‘Ala Champfest Touring Tri-City Exhibition’, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne

2010 ‘Ala Champfest Touring Tri-City Exhibition’, Wayward Gallery, London

2010 ‘Ala Champfest Touring Tri-City Exhibition’, BRIGHT Tradeshow, Berlin

2010 ‘FELTspace at Structural Integrity’, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne

2010 ‘2%- Now Showing in 3D’, Format Space, Adelaide

2010 ‘Animorphos’, Urban Cow Studio, Adelaide

2010 ‘Small’, Magazine Gallery, Adelaide

2009 Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale Youth Art Exhibition, Whyalla

2009 ‘KGAG.ART’, DAS, Adelaide

2009 ‘Format + 2% = Big!’, Queens Theatre, Adelaide


2014 KWP! Advertising, Adelaide

2013 Majestic Minimal Hotel Art Rooms, Adelaide

2012 Panacea, Sydney Place, Adelaide

2011 Magazine Gallery Group Mural, Adelaide

2011 Topham Mall Group Mural, City Council Free Wall Launch Project, Adelaide

2011 Street Sample Group Mural, AP Bond Gallery, Adelaide

2011 Format Gallery- Street Dreams Street Art Festival, Adelaide


2011 Adelaide City Council Public Arts Grant, ‘Panacea Mural’

2009 Most Promising Young SA Artist Award, Whyalla Art Prize


2018 CityMag, Spring Power Issue, 6 illustrations

2014 City Mag, Meet Me At The Coffee Shop, poster pullout, 16 illustrations, 

2012 Champfest Magazine, Issue 5, 4 illustrations

2011 Collect Magazine, Issue 5, 3 illustrations

2011 Semi Permanent, Book 2, 1 illustration

2010 Collect Magazine, Issue 1, 3 illustrations

2010 Semi Permanent, Book 1, 1 illustration


2017 Nelson Dialect, Never Finish Anything, Book cover illustration

2014 Yanni Burton, Same Old Love, Album cover illustration

2014 APOM, Winter Collection, Pattern design illustration

2012 Dialect and Despair, Self Evident, Album cover and poster pullout

Using Format