Roger Robert Wheeler

Reviews and Press
News and Events

Began career exhibiting artwork in the Northwest at galleries and festivals.

Craft Space / Owner. A retail store in Fremont featuring art supplies, gallery, and artists' studios.

1973 to Present
Fremont Historical Society / Founding Member and serves on the Board of Directors.

Fremont Fair / Volunteer. Continuing involvement to present day.

1978 to Present
Fremont Arts Council / Founding Member.
Responsibilities include fundraising, volunteer coordination, project reviews, and on-site labor. The Council is responsible for virtually all the festival activities, and public art in Fremont, including the "Interurban Sculpture," "The Fremont Troll," "Lenin," "The Garden of Everyday Miracles," etc.

Fremont Arts Council / Mural Commission. Entitled "Environments in Motion."

1989 to Present
The Fremont Solstice Parade / Founding Member.
Responsibilities include fundraising, ensemble coordination, float assembly, and teaching mask making.

1990 to Present
Trolloween (Halloween at the Troll) / Teacher/Performer.
Compose and perform music for the event, and teach mask-making classes.

1991 to 1993
Fremont Sunday Market / Assistant Manager.
Responsibilities included set-up, traffic control, vendor assistance, and fee collections.

1994 to 1998
Fremont Art Walk / Founding Member.
Responsibilities included soliciting members and guiding lecture tours of public art.

Art Access Magazine / Writer.
Wrote an article on the history of art in Fremont.

1997 to Present
Flying Dreams Collective / Founding Member.
A performance group that writes, exhibits and parades their artwork. Activity has included three cultural exchange visits to Taiwan thus far.

Oktoberfest / Event Staff. Responsibilities have included supervising Kids Craft area, teaching pumpkin carving and mask making to benefit B. F. Day Elementary.

History House Museum of Greater Seattle / Serves on the Board of Directors.

Roger Wheeler is currently residing at the Toshiro-Kaplan Artist Lofts, where he is a working/teaching artist. His work is currently represented by ArtFX Gallery in Seattle and The Art and Soul Gallery in Bothell, as well as in art shows and venues throughout the Seattle metropolitan area.