About Kate Elizabeth Bunce
Born in Birmingham in 1856. Her Father was a newspaper proprietor and chairman of the City Art Gallery and Kate was a prize-winning student at the Birmingham School of Art with her sister Myra Louise. She was influenced by Rossetti and Burne-Jones. She exhibited in Birmingham, Liverpool and elsewhere from 1887 to 1912. In 1901 she was a founder member of the Birmingham based Society of Painters in Tempera. Her sister specialised in metal work and together they produced work for churches. She died in 1927 unmarried.