Kate Peters, born Coventry, England in 1980, gained a BA (Hons) in Photography at Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall in 2002 before moving to London where she is currently based.
Her work has been exhibited worldwide and can regularly be seen in publications including Monocle, Exit, Guardian Weekend, The Independent New Review and The Telegraph.
Her portrait of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks was featured on the cover of TIME magazine in December 2010 and will be included in the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize exhibition in November 2011.
Kate’s first solo exhibition ‘Stranger than Fiction’ was at the hpgrp Gallery in New York in February 2011. She has participated in numerous group shows including the Format Photography Festival in Derby, UK and the Darmstadter Tage der Fotografie in Germany.
Several of her portraits form part of the permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Kate was a winner of the Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Award in 2007 and a recipient of the Metro Imaging bursary in 2002. Her project 'Holy Land' received best in book in Creative Review’s photography annual in 2009.
Focusing on exploring the environments we, as humans inhabit on both physical and psychological levels, Kate’s most recent body of work ‘Yes, Mistress’ explores one of the more alternative sides of human existence, the world of the professional dominatrix.