An Interview with Artist Richard Wheater
16 year old, Jacob Millen Bamford researched and conducted an interview with artist Richard Wheater towards the end of their Platform residency [Neon Lights] at Site Gallery in January 2010.
Show & Tell and Neon Sculpting Workshop with Richard Wheater
In January 2010, artist Richard Wheater gave a captivating and detailed insight into the art, science and history of neon to young apprentices through a Show & Tell and hands-on workshop that offered a rare opportunity to sculpt neon.
Site Platform – Richard William Wheater
Richard William Wheater regularly works with glass and neon through performance and installation. Neon making, in particular, requires a high degree of skill to achieve any sort of successful outcome and the project aims to explore the value of skill when associated with art work. Whilst fascinated with the process, the artist’s practical skill