Jason Wilsher-Mills

 

Jason Wilsher Mill's CV

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.

Education:

 PGCE (Post-16) Teaching Certificate – Sep 94-Jul 96 – Huddersfield University

B.A.(Hons) Fine Art Degree – Cardiff Institute of HE –        Sep 1988 – Jul 1992

Foundation Art & Design Diploma – Wakefield College – Sep 1988 – Jul 1989

 Group Exhibitions:

This is My Life - Embassy Skegness - August - November 2016

Newcastle ‘Pop up’ Gallery – Newcastle & Gateshead – August 2014

SHAPE Arts – Westfield Gallery London – August 2014

SHAPE Arts – Chocolate Factory – November 2013

SHAPE Liberty Festival – London – September 2013

Cork Street Open Exhibition 2013 – Cork Street Gallery, London – August 2013

SO Festival – Skegness Embassy Theatre – July – September 2013

ARC Exhibition – Usher Gallery, Lincoln – May 2013

Cork Street Open Exhibition 2012 – Cork Street Gallery, London - August 2012

Shape Arts Exhibition – Portobello Gallery, London – March 2012

Cork Street Open Exhibition 2011 – Cork Street Gallery, London– August 2011

Boston College Staff Art Show – Horncastle Gallery – 2003

Staff Art Show – Wakefield College – 1997

Rutland Mills Arts Space Exhibition – Wakefield – October 1995

Trio – Wakefield Art Gallery – 1994

Cardiff 1992 Graduates - Ebbw Vale Garden Festival – 1992

Young Contemporaries – Wakefield College Art Gallery – 1991

Chapter Arts Centre – Cardiff – Jul 1990


 Exhibitions:

My Life (SHAPE OPEN 2016) - Yinka Shonibare Guest Space, Hackney, London – Jan 2016

ILHAM Exhibition – Museum of Islamic Art – Doha, Qatar Mar ‘15

The Gatekeeper Within – Embassy Theatre, Skegness – June 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – May 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Mar 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Jan 2013

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Nov 2012

Nominet Trust Street Gallery - Wecomminc8 – Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Liverpool – Jul-Oct 2012

Re-Engage - National Centre for Craft & Design – Jul-Sep 2012

Culture Cloud 2012 – Nottingham Art Exchange – Nottingham – Jul-Sep 2012

Art Walk – Wakefield Art House – Nov 2011

Art wave Gallery – Lewes – August 2011

I Love Leeds Art Festival – Greasy Spoon Residency - Noo Cafe Armley – June 2011

Autodesk Digital Canvas – San Francisco, USA – May 2011

In Vitro Gallery – Lincoln – April 2011

 

Public Art/Commissions

Corby In Pictures – Made in Corby – Creative People and Places – November 2016

Marking DDA – Walsall Art Gallery – Mar 2016

Tolpuddle Martyrs Banner – Exhibited throughout 2016 at TUC HQ, London

Tolpuddle Martyrs Banner – Gifted by Parliament to Shire Hall Museum, Dorset – Jan 2016

DDA Banner – Gifted by Parliament to Shire Hall Museum, Dorset – Jan 2016

DDA Banner – Google HQ, London – November 2016

Radiating Signals Magna Carta Banners – Lincoln Castle – Jun 2015

ILHAM ‘Portrait of the Other Western Gentlemen Looking East’ Museum of Islamic Art – Doha, Qatar – Mar ‘15

2015 Parliament in the Making ‘The Beginnings of that Freedome’ 2 Banners – House of Parliament Jan ’15 – Dec ‘15

Take One Picture – National Gallery, London – Jun 2015

Not too Shoddy – Digital Installation –  Ossett, West Yorkshire - March 2014

Zygote Festival – Digital Installation – Sleaford, Lincolnshire - October 2013

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats RLFC  100 Metre Mural – WTWCT Artist in Residence – Sep 12-Sep13

 

Live Performances

Liberty London Festival 2016 - Olympic Park London - September 2016

Winter Gardens – Canary Wharf London – October 2014

Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art – Newcastle September 2013

MobileHCI 2013Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Munich Germany – August 2013

Northumbria University Culture Lab – Newcastle – March 2013

 

Lecturing/Placements:

The Art House Residency – The Art House – November 2011

Curriculum Manager for Art, Media, Performing Arts & Music – Sep 2003-Sep2006

Wakefield College/Rutland Arts Mills – Lecture/Studio Practice Nov 1995

Head of Creative Skills – City College Manchester – Mar 1995–Sep 2003

Leeds College of Art & Design – Lecture Oct 1995

Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, North Wales – Lecture Oct 1995

 

Residencies

Corby in Picture (Working with groups of adults in Corby with learning disabilities) – Made in Corby – August – November 2016

This is My Life – ACE funded project, working with adults with learning disabilities at Linkage College – July 2016

Dreams of iCalverton – ACE funded Community arts project with schools and care homes in Calverton, Notts – June – July 2016

Marking the DDA (Working with groups of adults in West Midlands with learning disabilities) – One Voice/Walsall Art Gallery – Nov ’15 – Apr ‘16

West Berkshire Library Arts Festival 2016 – West Berkshire Libraries – Feb 2016

Even Coal Shimmers at Night – Barnsley Town Hall – Jun – Nov 2015

Sleaford Remembers WW1 Digital Artist in Residency Project – National Centre for Craft & Design – Sep - Nov 2014

Northern House School Oxford – Artist in Residency – April 2014

SHAPE Arts/Legacy List – Westfield Stratford Gallery, London – Sep – Oct 2014

Not too Shoddy – Education Ossett Community Trust Artist in Residence – Jan ’14 – March ’14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOTP15iIf2A&feature=youtu.be

Wakefield Wildcats Community Trust – Arts Council England funded – Sep 12-Sep 13

ARC Art Workshops – Usher Gallery, Lincoln – Mar-Jul 2013

National Centre for Craft & Design – ‘What if…’ Artist in Residence – Jul 2012-Mar 2013

 

Talks

Exploring Artist Residencies – Salford University – Feb 2016 - watch the talk here

DDA/Tolpuddle Martyrs Banners – House of Parliament, London – Jan 2015

SHAPE Arts Gallery – Stratford Westfield Gallery, London – Sep 2014

Art Wave Gallery – Lewes – July 2011

Pecha Kucha – Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield – Nov 2011

Pecha Kucha – National Centre for Craft & Design – Oct 2011

 

Awards

Culture Cloud 2012 finalist – Nottingham Art Exchange – Jul 2012

Cork Street Gallery Open Exhibition – Professional Award – Jul 2012

Jerwood Community Arts Awards Winner 2003

 

Research

Northumbria University, Culture Lab – ‘Digital Originals’ http://digital-originals.com/projects/bluejayway/

 

Advisory Roles

Heritage Hub Member – Screen South/Accentuate March-November 2016

 

Publications about the artist:

Briggs J. and Blythe M., ‘Post Anxiety Art: Economies and cultures of digital painting.’