Steve Wheeler

Steve Wheeler decided that he wanted to become an artist at the age of four. He learned to draw before he started school, confounded the expectations of his working-class roots by going to art school, and went on to exhibit his work internationally. As an artist, he has worked in collaboration with musicians, performers, and writers. He is an experimenter who is always looking for new ways to explore the human condition through words, sounds, objects, and images.

The enormous Boathouse 4 of the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has housed many stories. Built in 1939, it met the need for rapid rearmament prior to the start of World War II. Yet since the end of the war, the Portsmouth Dockyard was marked by a steep decline in employees resulting… Read more »