Elena Mary Harris is a Glasgow-based participatory artist and facilitator.



Summer 2020 – #BehindTheScreens, Any Possible Universe with Key Youth Centre, East Kilbride



2012-2015 – BA(Hons) Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking, The Glasgow School of Art

2011-2012 – Foundation Diploma, University of the Creative Arts, Epsom



2019Creative Communities: Artist in Residence, Ward 12: Victoria Park, Glasgow Life

2018Reimagined Structures, 6-month residency and exhibition, The Lighthouse, Glasgow

2017 I Hear the Image Moving, collaborative exhibition and performance with refugee community members, Tramway, Glasgow, October 2017

2016The Empire Pavilion 2016, local engagement project culminating in exhibition and community meal, House for an Art Lover & Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow

2015Elena Mary Harris, The Plinth, Glasgow

2015Glasgow Fort Knitting Club, durational community project, Easterhouse, Glasgow

2014La Distesa Sconfinata Della Argilla, Pisticci, Basilicata

2014Argilla, Creativita e Convivialita!, artist facilitated community event, Marconia, Basilicata

2014The Pisticci Woman, installation alongside Lucania Film Festival, Basilicata



2019EK Music, Any Possible Universe with Universal Connections @The Key Youth Centre, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

2018 – Superkidz Film Club, Any Possible Universe, film club w/ ASL young people, East Renfrewshire

2015Freed Market: How do we feed ourselves?, documentary exhibition of socially engaged creative facilitation project, Seventeen Gallery, Aberdeen

2015Best of Degree Show, Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow

2015All you can eat, Truman Brewery, London

2014Scotch, series of collaborative installation with Silvia Forese, Basilicata

2014I AM [Gold/Blue/Green/Pink] FOR YOU: Vernissage, Fleming House, Glasgow

2014Conversational Curry, The Green Room Gallery, Krakow

2014Robisz filmy krotkometrazowe?, public film project, Rynek Kleparski, Krakow

2013Rihanna’s Been Shot, Union Gallery, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

2013100 Hours, Studio 41 Gallery, 41 West Graham Street, Glasgow


2019/20 – Social Inclusion Coordinator, The Whiteinch Centre, Glasgow

2017/18 – Organisation Secretary, Repair Café Glasgow, Glasgow

2017 – Share My Table Lead Artist, Tramway & Scottish Refugee Council, Glasgow

2017/18 – Artist in Residence, Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow

2017/18 – Community Artist in Residence, AiRspace at Plantation Productions, Govan

2016AiRborne Residency, supported by House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

2016ThinkBig Grant, O2 Think Big Project Fund

2015/20Creative Advocacy Worker, Aims Advocacy, North Ayrshire

2015Freed Market: How do we feed ourselves?, commission supported by Aberdeen City Council and the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden and Aberdeen

2014Tracce Maestre Residency, supported by the Lucania Film Festival and the European Capital of Culture Commission, Pisticci, Basilicata

2013SRC Student Initiated Project Fund, Glasgow Student Representative Council

2012John and Anna Laurie Bequest Undergraduate Scholarship, Glasgow School of Art

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