Just has exhibited her work extensively in solo and group exhibitions across Australia including at Craft Victoria, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gertrude Contemporary, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne Art Fair, Silvershot, Contemporary Art Space Tasmania, Conical, First Draft, MOP, West Space, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Canberra Contemporary Art Space and Daine Singer. Internationally, Just has exhibited her work at Nanjing University, Auckland Art Fair, AC Institute New York, and the Factory at Kunsthalle Krems, Austria. In 2012, a survey exhibition of Just's major knitted works was held at Ararat Regional Gallery entitled Kate Just: The Knitted Work (2004-2011).
Just has also been the recipient of numerous grants and prizes. She was awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award and a Monash Graduate Research Scholarship and has received three project grants from the City of Melbourne, a Creation Grant from Arts Victoria and a New Work (Midcareer) grant from the Australia Council for Arts. Just was the winner of the 2007 Siemens Travel Award, and the 2012 British Council Realise Your Dream Award. She has undertaken local residencies at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Lake Macquarie Gallery, Heide Museum of Modern Art and the Australian Tapestry Workshop and international residencies at Krems (AIR) and the Australia Council Studio Barcelona.
Just will travel to London in 2013 to create public art and knitting project with artists and members of the Stitch London community. Just's work is held in numerous collections including Artbank, Ergas Collection, City of Port Phillip, Ararat Regional Art Gallery and Proclaim Management Collection. Kate Just is represented in Australia by Daine Singer.
Kate Just The Armour of Hope 2012 Digital Type-C Print 61 x 45 cm Courtesy the artist and Daine Singer, Melbourne, Australia
Kate Just The Armour of Hope 2012 Foreground: Hand knitted metal and silk 104 x 45 x 4 cm Background: Digital Type-C Print 61 x 45 cm Installation Photograph: John Brash Courtesy the artist and Daine Singer, Melbourne, Australia
Kate Just The Arms of Mother 2012 Digital Type-C Print 34.5 x 40 cm Courtesy the artist and Daine Singer, Melbourne, Australia
Kate Just The Arms of Hope 2012 Digital Type-C Print 34.5 x 40 cm Courtesy the artist and Daine Singer, Melbourne, Australia