Catherine Wines, owner and principal architect, is a native of Elko County and a proud member of one of the areas oldest and largest families. After High School, Catherine did undergraduate study at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and graduate study at the University of Arizona. She received her architecture license in 2008. Shortly after that she started R6 Studio and has been working on a wide variety of projects all over rural Nevada since that time.
Besides being a full time architect Catherine is a strong advocate for the arts and is active in the Elko community, advocating for the importance of the arts and sustainable design. Catherine is the chairman of the Elko Arts & Culture Advisory Board, a member of the Elko downtown Redevelopment Advisory Council and is a founding member of the new Elko Arts Foundation. Catherine also serves on the Board of Directors of the Nevada Preservation Foundation, a state wide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting Nevada's historic buildings and places.