Carved Brick Panels, Glenmachan StreetArtist:
A series of carved brick panels depicting scenes of the social and physical heritage of the Donegall Road area. Local community groups produced small terracotta panels, inspired by the themes featured in the main brick panels.
Eleanor Wheeler studied ceramics at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen. She has an MA in 3D design, specialising in ceramics from Cardiff and completed her PhD at the University of Northumbria in 1996.
Eleanor’s specialism lies in designing and making large scale ceramic and brick sculptural features for architecture, public places and gardens. Most of her work is site-specific and is often designed in liaison with architects, planners and community groups, schools or local residents.
Eleanor’s work has been commissioned by hospital trusts, local councils, education authorities and library boards, museums, further education colleges, national charities as well as private clients.