Katherine has 3 years teaching experience and runs her own stone carving workshops. Please click on the website link below if you are interested in learning to carve stone.
Katherine Worthington is based in London and has been stone carving since 1997. She has restored many prestigious and historic buildings, figurative monuments and commemorative plaques in London and the UK. She also produces her own stone carvings. She is a member of the Art Workers Guild.
After achieving a distinction in architectural carving at Weymouth College she further honed her skills during her two year carving apprenticeship at York Minster.
She has carved inscriptions commemorating events and important historic people such as Ignatius Sancho, the first black Briton to receive the vote; unveiled at Greenwich Park, and the Great West Door at York Minster; unveiled by HRH the Duke of York.
Her figurative stone carving includes the restoration of prestigious London monuments, King George II, and the marble statues at the Albert Memorial, Royal Kensington Parks; she was head carver at the Albert Memorial. Her stone portraits include a medieval bishop and 3 architects’ heads for the restoration of Westminster Abbey’s Chapter House. She also sculpted journalist Darcus Howe’s portrait, winning an award. Her carved heraldic beasts and shields can be seen on Leicester Square’s London Hippodrome and Darnley Mausoleum in Cobham Wood, Kent.
Her architectural stone carvings include half a Corinthian capital at St Paul’s Cathedral.
She carved the new marble altar suite for St Peter and St Pauls Church, Wolverhampton which won the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Presidents Award 2009 for new work in churches.
Katherine contributed to a Public Art Time Piece, designed by Marianne Forrest, by carving letters in Welsh and English on a circular stone bench. She was also commissioned to carve two sculptures by Atoi artists and Anarch Gallery which were exhibited at Tate Britain, Six Shooter Art Fair.
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Title: The Albert Memorial
Dimensions: Life size
Media: Marble - stone
Description: Replacement thumb tip on the Parnassus Frieze
Description: Soon to be exhibited and the Adonis Gallery, London borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Title: London Hippodrome Leicester Square
Description: Carving and design two metre tall Unicorn. To accompany her two metre tall Lion.
Title: Westminster Abbey Chapter House Bishop
Media: Chilmark stone
Description: Medieval Bishop - Design, carving and installation.
Title: St Andrew s Church Croydon
Media: Portland stone
Description: Altar- Installation, carving and design based on an architects sketch.