Katie Schwab

Katie Schwab is an artist who works with installation, textiles, furniture and moving image to explore personal and social histories of craft, design and education. Her research focuses on domestic textiles and civic architecture from the inter- and postwar period and, in particular, the underrepresented work of women artists and émigré designers.

Recent exhibitions and projects include A Working Building, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth (2019); This Interesting and Wonderful Factory, Clore Sky Studio Commission, Tate St Ives, St Ives (2018); Atrium Commissions, mima, Middlesbrough (2017); Making the Bed, Laying the Table, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow (2016) and Together in a Room, Collective, Edinburgh (2016).

Katie completed her MFA at The Glasgow School of Art (2015) and was the recipient of the 2017 Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Residency Award at Porthmeor Studios, St Ives.