Happy Easter

18 April, 2019
On the Road to Gayton, 2019 by Kate Giles
On the Road to Gayton, 2019 by Kate Giles
In a unique collaboration with the Henry Moore Foundation, this year Houghton presents HENRY MOORE AT HOUGHTON HALL: NATURE AND INSPIRATION – the first significant exhibition of the artist’s large-scale sculpture in East Anglia. (Image  by Peter Huggins)



Kate Giles grew up in Norwich. After an English degree at Oxford [1981-4] she studied at the Camberwell and Falmouth Schools of Art [1986-90].  Now back living and working in Norfolk, her work is rooted in landscape and concentrates on the specifics of place, time and atmosphere in the spirit of Constable. She has exhibited regularly in London and throughout East Anglia and has undertaken residencies at the National Theatre, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry and at Kazan Cathedral, St Petersburg.

About the author

Paul Vater, Director of Contemporary and Country

Paul Vater

Paul conducts studio visits to maintain strong relationships with artists, designers and craftspeople who show their work with us. He manages the main C&C website and has developed the online shop where selected works are presented for sale.


Paul established his design company, Sugarfree, in 1990 and quickly gained a reputation for delivering fresh, effective marketing campaigns and brand identities for clients including Save the Children Fund, United Nations Association and UNHCR. Over the years those added to the roster include IPC Magazines, Arts Council England, The Roundhouse, Barbican Centre, Arts Marketing Association, Look Ahead Housing and Care, Paddington Waterside, BBC Worldwide, Commonwealth Foundation, Prestel, City of London Corporation, Baker Street Quarter, Victoria BID and the University of East Anglia.