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Born 1970 Glasgow, United Kingdom
Currently lives and works in London


1995-7 Royal College of Art, London, MA in Painting1996         
Hochschule der Kunst (H.D.K.), Berlin1989-92     
University of Central England in Birmingham B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art

Solo Exhibitions

2005 Kaye Donachie, peres projects, Los Angeles
Kaye Donachie: Monte Verità, Maureen Paley, London, UK
2004 Artists Space, New York, USA
Kaye Donachie: Epiphany, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK, February - April 2004
1998 Kaye Donachie, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London
1992 Malvern Arts Centre, Worcester

Group Exhibitions

2006 Tempest, curated by John Connelly, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY
Tate Triennial 2006: New British Art, The Tate Museum, London, UK

2004 wider than the sky, 117 Commercial Street, London, UK
Sign of the Covenant, John Connelly Presents, New York20

2003 Prague Biennale 1, Peripheries Become the Center, Veletrzni Palac, Prague, Czeck Republic
Dirty Pictures, The approach, London, UK
Yes! I Am A Long Way From Home, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, The Nunnery, London, UK; Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK; K.I.A.D., Canterbury, UK2

2002 Hasta La Vista, The Mission, London, UK
We All Love… The Mission, London, UK
“Am Anfang der Bewegung stand ein Skandal (The Movement began with a Scandal),” Lenbachhaus Museum, Munich, Germany

2001 Kaye Donachie, James Welling, Maureen Gallace, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK2000                     
Poster Show, Cabinet Gallery, London, UK
Poster Show, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York

1999 Surveying the Landscape, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York
Limit Less, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
John Moores 21, 1999, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
East International 1999, Norwich Gallery
A Mountain and a Valley, Cubitt Street, London, UK

1998 Kaye Donachie, Miyoko Hoshi, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston, UK
London Now, Saks Project Art, New York

1997 Interior, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK

1995 Small Paintings, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Berkshire, UK

1994 John Jones Gallery Open, John Jones Gallery, London, UK
On the Wall-The Sister Show, (In conjunction with Writing on the Wall, Tate Gallery), Advice, Arcade Gallery, Norwich, UK

1993 Interiors Exhibition, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UKPublicationsBuck, Louisa, Moving Targets II (The users guide to British art now) London: Tate
John Moores 21 Published by National Museum and Galleries on Merseyside
TI Group Art Collection TI Group pic Lambourn Court, Oxo


2006 Boer, Basje, “In den beginne schien kunstenaar den hemel ende aarde,” MisterMotley n. 9, p.14 - 17
Paley, Maureen, "Kaye Donachie,"  ArtForum International, March 2006, p.309
Paley, Maureen, "Kaye Donachie: Monte Verita," Modern Painters, March 2006

2004 Price, Matt, "Mixed Paint: A Survery of Contemporary Painters: Kaye Donachie,"
Flash Art, November/December 2004, p. 90
Cotter, Holland, "An-My Le; ‘Clara Park’; ‘Sign of the Covenant,’" New York Times, September 24, 2004
Lack, Jessica, Exhibitions, Epiphany, The Guardian, March 29, 2004
Coomer, Martin, "The Young and the Restless," Elle, Ed. UK, March 2004
Vellodi, Kamini, "London: Interim Art-Kaye Donachie: Ephiphany," Contemporary, Issue 62, 2004
Herbert, Martin, "Kaye Donachie," Time Out,London, March 24 - 31, 2004

2003 Kent, Sarah, "‘Yes! I am a Long Way from Home,’" Time Out, April 9 - 16, 20042

2002 Suchin, Peter, "At the beginning of the movement was a scandal, Lenbachhaus, Munich," Frieze, Issue 70, October

1999 Cork, Richard, "The Undiscovered Country," John Moores 21, Catalog
John Moores 21, National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside

1998 Del re, Gianmarco. "Kaye Donachie, Interim Art," Flash Art, Vol. XXXI n.201, Summer 1998
Coomer, Martin. "Kaye Donachie," Time Out, n.1441, April 1 - 8, 1998

1997 Hubbard, Sue, "Interior," Time Out, n.1421, November 12 - 19, 1997
"Power to the Pupils," Observer Magazine, May 25, 1997
McEwan, John, "John Jones Gallery Open," Sunday Telegraph

1994 Rose, Cynthia, "John Jones Gallery Open," Time Out
Wheen, Nathalie, "The Sister Show," Kaleidoscope, BBC Radio 4
On the Wall- The Sister Show, Catalog


1999 John Moores Award

1997 The Deloitte and Touche Award
The Christie’s Award

1996 The Basil Alkazzi Scholarship
Travel Award to study at Hodshule der Kunst

1994 London Arts Board Award to Individual Artists

1993 Princes Trust Award

1992 The George Jackson Travel Award