Kale was born on the 01/01/1941 and educated in Fremantle, Western Australia.
He graduated as a Secondary Education Art specialist and taught in the State Education system for 10 years before transferring to the Technical & Further Education system as a Senior Lecturer in charge of Art at Fremantle, Perth and Carine TAFE colleges, where he taught Fine and Graphic art for 31 years.
He retired in 1999 in order to build a studio in his home and establish himself as a practicing artist.
Kale has had 4 successful solo exhibitions at professional galleries. He won the Cossack Art Prize for Watercolour in 2002 & 2003, the Town of Vincent Award for Watercolour 2003, the Joondalup Community Art Exhibition Watercolour Award 2003 and the Mindarie Art Award for Sculpture 2003. He was a finalist in the Australian Artist Magazine’s Art Prize Challenge 2003.
Between 2005 & 2007 he and his friend Bill Hawthorn had combined exhibitions at the Hellfire Gallery Esperance, the Blender Gallery in Joondalup and the Expressions Gallery in Nedlands.
In 2008 Kale was a finalist in the City of Perth Black Swan Portrait Prize and had a painting purchased by the City of Melville Art Collection. In 2010 he had a painting purchased for the City of Joondalup Art Collection.
Kale was the Judge for the W.A. Pastel Society, Annual Exhibition in 2003, 2004 and 2007 and in 2019 was judge for the WA Society of Artists’ Annual Awards Exhibition.
Since 2002 he has exhibited annually with the Collage Art Group, the Melville City Art Awards, the Cossack Art Awards, the Wanneroo City Art Award and in recent years has been involved and exhibited annually with the WA Watercolour Society.
His work is represented in both local and overseas collections.
Contact: Ph 08 94022600.