Jason Wilsher-Mills

 

About the Artist


My work details my life as a disabled person, through theatrical self-portraits, made on a daily basis, which reflect aspects of my personality, memory & my illness & my disability; using an ipad & oil paint to create original paintings.

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Dreams of iCalverton Performance

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Sunday, July 24, 2016,
Here is a link to the video, kindly made by Steve Pool at The Collaborators. Please click here to see the film from the 'Dreams of iCalverton' performance at Papplewick Pumping Station on Friday 22nd July 2016.
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Dreams of iCalverton Unveiling

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Saturday, July 9, 2016,
 

On Friday 8th July I was very proud to unveil the 60 foot mural at Colonel Frank Seely School, in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, as part of the Arts Council England funded community Arts project.

I worked along the community of Calverton to create and capture their dreams in several large scale commissions, including: 

  • 60 foot mural (pictured)
  • 36 banners for pop up galleries throughout the town
  • a piece of public art for the schools water tower
  • a digital installation at the beautiful Papplewick Pumpi...

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2015 Banner Exhibition UK Parliament

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Wednesday, January 21, 2015,

 

I have just returned from London, after having the most amazing time. I was chosen to create 2 pieces of art, along with 8 other artists, on the major points in the countries history, since the introduction of Magna Carta, 750 years ago. The 2 themes I was given were the 1834 Tolpuddle Martyrs and the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act. 

 

You can watch interviews with me here about each of the banners:

1834 Tolpuddle Martyrs Banner Interview

1995 Disability Discrimination Act Interview

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Update on Munich, Baltic

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Wednesday, September 18, 2013,

Since I last updated my blog it’s been a most hectic and frantic time, with me completing the 60-metre mural with Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust – Artist in Residence Project and working with Northumbria University, Culture Lab, on a digital original project, which will be launched via crowd funding. I will give more information about this nearer the time of the launch.

 

As well as working on the crowd-funding project with Culture lab, they also took me to Munich, ...


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Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust - Artist in Residency Project

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Sunday, January 27, 2013,
It's now been over 4 months since I first started the residency, in September 2012, which saw me working primarily with schools, in Wakefield & Barnsley, gathering evidence for the mural. It has been an amazing experience working with these wonderful & talented children.

The children, all 1500 of them, have been charged with making self-portraits and other images, which will form the 60 metre mural.

The self-portraits will form a crowd, over 20 panels, which will stretch the length of the East ...
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Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust - Artist in Residence

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Sunday, September 30, 2012,

Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust – Artist in Residence Project

 

It has now been my first month in post as Artist in Residence for the club, and it has been incredible, with me meeting some iconic and legendary names from the clubs history, including. Malcolm Sampson & Neil Fox. Representing the most recent players has been Semi Tadulala, with David Solomona phoning me for a sitting and Jason Demetiou on the list also.

 

In the second week I started work on the mural ...


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Me, Alan, Gale, Mick & Gary at the Art House Opening Nov '11

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Thursday, January 19, 2012,

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Please show your support for my artist in residency bid

Posted by JASON WILSHER-MILLS on Thursday, January 19, 2012,


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