Kathy’s life-size, figurative ceramic sculpture has received international acclaim.
She has developed a unique hand building method to sculpt these ceramics without the use of molds or armatures. Venter’s exhibition Life was represented at a solo exhibition at the Gardiner Museum, Toronto in the summer of 2013, and Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, WA., in the spring of 2014. CIRCA, Johannesburg December 2014/January 2015. IMA museum, WA. August – December 2015. Venter participated in exhibitions at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Seattle and California State University, Sacramento in 2010. Her work has been shown in over 23 solo exhibitions and 50 group exhibitions, since her immigration to Canada in 1989.
Amongst others, Venter’s work is in the collections of: Gardiner Museum of Contemporary Ceramics, Toronto, South African National Gallery, Pretoria, Ceramics Museum Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic, Permanent Collection, Port Elizabeth School of Art and Design, Gates Foundation, Seattle, Richard B. Sachs Collection, New York and John Le Febvre collection Salt Spring Island.