Katharine Wheeler



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Dumfries & Galloway

Creative area

Fine Art, Visual arts


Katharine is a visual and community artist focused on socially engaged, participatory developed work and the role that creative activity can have in community-led development and planning as part of growing our places.

Working professionally since 2005 she describes her 'role' as an artist in this work as bringing the tools, technique and understanding of creative process and learning from 15 plus years of 'making' into projects that focus on large scale participatory arts at a strategic level.

Katharine is part of the artistic collective of The Stove Network in Dumfries (since 2015) where she leads on various project, supports partnership develop and mentors their b100 Program. She is also a founding member of the Old School Thornhill, a regeneration project looking to develop a professional 'hub' for the area of DG3.