Kathy Wilmott (b.1967)

Artist Biography

Kathy Wilmott’s work is full of joy and movement, with flowing circular patterns, combined with immersive colour combinations. She works across a variety of mediums, including illustration, textiles and ceramics, but her work always starts with illustration.


Kathy’s practice draws on her love of music and she cites her inspirations as Elvis, Michael Jackson, Shakin’ Stevens and Freddie Mercury.


“I like doing art at Venture Arts, I make clay, it makes me happy. I feel proud of myself and going to Glasgow”




X3: Abundance, Project Ability, Glasgow, 2022.


Completely A Hustling Place, Venture Arts Studio Show, Manchester Central Library, 2021.


Perspectives, Manchester and Salford, various venues, 2018.


MADE, Venture Arts Studio Show, People’s History Museum, 2015.


The Art of Nature, Venture Arts Studio Show, The Lowry, Salford Quays, 2014.


Articulate, Venture Arts Studio Show, The Lowry , Salford Quays, 2013.


Open Book, The Lowry, 2009.