Kate Heiss studied at the Royal College of Art graduating with an MA in Textile Design in 1997. She then worked as a Textile Designer across a wide range of fashion brands including Fenchurch, Miss Selfridge and the Japanese fashion designer Michiko Koshino. Kate has lectured in Japan and was a visiting tutor at Central St Martins College of Art and Design and Buckinghamshire New University.
In 2011 Kate set up her own printmaking studio after receiving a Certificate of Printmaking with distinction from the prestigious Curwen Print Study Centre.
Her approach to design and printmaking stems from a love of florals, geometric patterns and bold colours often found in textiles. Much of her inspiration comes from the natural landscapes of East Anglia. She works in a variety of techniques including Linocut, Screenprint, Chine Collé, Collagraph and Collage. All her work is on paper.
Kate's artwork is represented by Jehane Ltd. Please contact Jehane directly for any licensing enquiries.
Kate's Cambridge print features in this new 2020 Calendar showcasing Bicycle Art from around the world produced by Amber Lotus.
Check out Kate's designs on phone cases as part of The Jehane Collection at Stringberry. https://stringberry.com/collections/jehane-collection
The Illustrated Garden is a new book by Alan Marshall published by by Mascot Media. Kate has several of her prints included. The book is out now and available to purchase at http://www.mascotmedia.co.uk/news/the-illustrated-garden.html
Kate has also got her work featured in the new book Limited Edition which accompanies the opening of the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale 2018.
Kate's designs have been licensed on Pattern Weights. See more here. https://www.patternweights.co.uk/artists/kate-heiss/
In November 2017 Kate designed the book cover for Micro Moth Vernacular Names by Jim Wheeler. Available to buy here.
Kate has her work featured in The Cambridge Art Book due for releaase July 2017.
The book celebrates the city of Cambridge and the artists who have been inspired by it. The book has been edited by the fantastic Cambridge Collage artist Emma Bennett.
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A new multi-artist Printmaking book by Mascot Media, available called Norfolk Gems, features a selection of Kate's prints. The book takes the reader on a journey around Norfolk stopping off at various locations on the way. Available at..
John Lewis asked Kate to produce a limited edition version of her Norfolk Walks Prints in 2014. Kate reproduced this range as pure linocuts in contrast to the hand-painted screen prints and linocut combination she sells on her website. This involved cutting up to 8 colour lino blocks for each design.
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If you are not completely happy with your print, you may return it within 10 days of receiving it together with your receipt for a full refund. Please e-mail me first to make me aware of the situation.