Kate Hooray Osmond (b.1983) is an American painter and installation artist based in Charleston, SC. She is known for her immersive, colorful, engaging installation environments and large-scale paintings with bold colors and gold leaf overlay. Her installations present an experience of timelessness and play coupled with a recognition of immediate social issues. Her present focus pulls conceptual physics together with studies of Consciousness to generate a picture of the current emotional, digital, and physical landscape.
She was named the State Fellow for South Carolina by the SouthArts Commission 2018 and Lowcountry Artist of the Year 2017. Kate is an MFA candidate at Maryland Institute College of Art. She exhibits internationally and her work is found in private collections as well as public.