robert thomas james mills
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Robert Thomas James Mills
RobertThomasJamesMills@gmail.com


Artist/Writer/Performer

Glasgow, Scotland. b.1993




Education:

Test Unit (2018 Bursary Recipient) – Learning Platforms

Glasgow School of Art (2012 – 2016) – BA(Hons) – Fine Art Photography

Valand Academy. (2014). Gothenburg, Erasmus.




Residencies:

Blackpool Weekender (with UK Young Artists) – Abingdon Studios – Blackpool, UK. February 2017.
Hospitalfield Graduate Residency – Arbroath, UK. October 2016.




Experience:
Current Committee Member at Market Gallery

  • Invited by Embassy Gallery (Edinburgh) to give a talk and host discussions with a group of recent graduates as part of their “GRADJOB” program.

  • One of the artists working with Platform Easterhouse to facilitate workshops with youth and community groups across Glasgow and commissioned for “big makes” for the East End Parades. (2018 + 2019)
  • PVG checked.

  • Invited artist at Edinburgh College to host a performance workshop and crits with Contemporary Art Practice course. 2018.

  • Invited artist hosting performance workshops during Glasgow School of Art's Widening Participation program. 2017 + 2018.

  • Babaloose (Performance night) Facilitator and co-organiser. 2016 – 2019.

  • Scotland + Venice learning program during the 2015 Venice Biennale.




Selected Exhibitions, Events and Performances:

2019:

Stories from the OctopusesPerformance supported by Edinburgh Art Festival. Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden. August




2018:

CitricAcidHost of Performance Evening. Embassy Gallery. November

Artists' Spread Event and Performance. The Project Cafe. August

The Great David Dale Dionysia Performance. David Dale Gallery. July

IcebreakerGroup Exhibition. The Carnival Centre, Glasgow. May

The Legend of St MungoPerformance. Supported by Glasgow International. April.

Chairs are for sitting on Group Exhibition – Curated by Good Press and Thank you Very Much. The Modern Institute, Glasgow. February.




2017:

See You Soon.- Group Exhibition. Interview Room 11, Edinburgh. December.

Suds n Sllim x2Performance. The Art School, Glasgow. September.

LUNARNOVA CAMPOUTPerformance. Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh. August

You're Too Kind. - Group Exhibition. David Dale Gallery, July.

BABAWALTZ|GOOD FORTUNE.-Performance for the opening of Glasgow Open House Festival. April.

A Lock of Owen Wilson's Hair Performance. Dixon Avenue, Glasgow. April.

Suds n SllimPerformance. The Art school April.

30/30.- Online Exhibition. Facilitated by 12ø Collective. April

Nifty Foe @ Babaloose. - Group Exhibition, The Glue Factory, Glasgow. March

ThingsGroup Exhibition. Dixon Street, Glasgow.




2016:

Parallel Dimensions Group Exhibition. The Laurieston Arches, Glasgow. September.

Walkers, Talkers and Psycho Stalkers.Exhibition. Tontine Building, Glasgow. June

Toget-herrGroup Exhibition. The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow. May

Some words about a man; Written by a boy; Who wished he was a monkeyPerformance. Good Press, Glasgow. April

FUTURE FUELLED FAILURE.- Exhibiton and Performance with Alaya Ang. The Art School, Glasgow. March.

King of the Monkeys. - Exhibition. The Old Hairdressers. Glasgow. February

Sticky Honey Group Video Screening. The Laurieston Arches. Glasgow. January




2015:

Magnolia Melancholia – Group Exhibition. West Princes Street Glasgow. December

Rabble MC – Group Exhibition. Hutt Collective, Nottingham. November

DeliriantGroup Exhibition. The White Space, Glasgow. June.

Not From ConcentrateGroup Exhibition. Fleming House, Glasgow. May




2014:

I'm Not Depressed, Just Very Uncomfortable. Exhibition, WWRD, Gothenburg. November.