Kate Hooray Osmond is an American painter and installation artist based in Charleston, SC. Kate Hooray earned her MFA in Studio Art from Maryland Institute College of Art and her BA from Saint Mary’s College of Maryland. She exhibited her first solo museum show at the Franklin Burroughs/Simeon Chapin Art Museum. Her paintings have been included in the Biennial by the Center for Contemporary Art of South Carolina, the LaGrange Southeast Regional, and Hope (University North Carolina Pembroke), among others.
She has been named the State Fellow for South Carolina (SouthArts Commission), Lowcountry Artist of the Year (Griffith Reyburn Award), and the Piccolo Spoleto Poster Commissioned Artist.
Kate’s artwork has been featured in Introspective Magazine, Hyperallergic, Art and Cake LA, Shoutout Atlanta, ArtMag, and Charleston Magazine. She curated her first exhibition, Prototype for a Landscape, at the City Gallery (SC ‘21).
Her residencies include The Arctic Circle Residency (Norway ‘22) and CRISIS Art Residency (founder). She currently serves on the Studio Art Faculty at the College of Charleston.