katie whyte

Katie Whyte is a Toowoomba-based visual artist and creative producer.

 

She is known for her experimental colours and forms, and large-scale brand collaborations with companies such as WeWork and Jericho Road Clothing. Her work has also been commissioned by the First Coat Festival, Toowoomba Regional Council and the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

 

Katie also produces and facilitates workshops for clients such as the Flying Arts Alliance.

Art has always been her tool for drawing creativity out of people.

COMMUNITY & PROJECTS

 

2021 Associate Producer, The Ideas Distillery & Makers Shopfront

2021 Feature Artist, Roman Life Drawing Event Sip & Sketch, Cobb and Cobb Museum Toowoomba

 

2020 Feature Artist, The Home Project, Toowoomba Youth Connect

2020 Public Art Commission, Toowoomba Regional Council, Carnival Lane mural and motif design

2020 Mural Commission, Cospaces, Southport

 

2020 Online Workshop Facilitator,  Developing Art Products, Flying Arts Alliance

2020 Youth Workshop Facilitator, Entering Art Prizes, Jon Villiers Art Prize & Flying Arts Alliance

2020 Highly Commended, Toowoomba Art Society Members Exhibition


2020 Illustration Commission, COVID Colouring in pages,  Grand Central Shopping Centre, Toowoomba QLD


2020 Workshop Facilitator, Business for Creatives, Central Queensland Shopfront Project, Bundaberg QLD


2020 Member of the By Request Touring Team, Flying Arts Alliance, Brisbane QLD

2020 Mural Commission, Burrow Cafe Toowoomba


2020 Spotlight Feature, The Field Guide, Toowoomba QLD


2019 Guide for Walking Street Art Tour, First Coat Block Party, Toowoomba QLD


2019 Guide for Twilight Street Art Tour, Community Development Conference, Toowoomba QLD


2019 Lead Artist, Artiz Street Art Program, Flying Arts Alliance & USQ Toowoomba QLD


2019 Artist in Residence, Grand Central Floral Parade Toowoomba QLD

2018 Mural Commission WeWork, Brisbane QLD 


2018 Design Commission, Jericho Road Clothing, Limited edition dress & pants “Floating Potato”

2018 Design Collaboration, Kenzie Collective, 
Limited Edition earrings “Modern Art Dangles”


2017 Feature Artist, Grand Central Fashion Broadsheet Autumn/ Winter Edition


2017 Mural Artist, First Coat Street Art Festival, Toowoomba QLD


2017 Editorial feature, Bella Rae Magazine, Toowoomba QLD


2016 Mural Artist, First Coat Street Art Festival, Toowoomba QLD


2001 Installation Crew Member, Bundaberg Arts Centre QLD

 

QUALIFICATIONS


Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), University of Southern Queensland

Certificate 3 Library & Information Services,  Tafe NSW

OEP Clinical Curriculum: Visual Dysfunction, Optometric Extension Program Foundation California USA

OEP Clinical Curriculum: Learning Related Vision Problems, Optometric Extension Program Foundation California USA

Practical Vision Therapy Program,  Australian College of Behavioural Optometry, Melbourne VIC

Certification to Operate elevating work platform, RIIHAN301E, SWQ Training, Toowoomba QLD

Public Liability Insurance, National Association of the Visual Arts, Australia

White Card holder, General Construction Induction Course CPCCWHS1001

 

Blue Card holder, Queensland Government

Contact the artist for a list of past solo and group exhibitions