Sculpture, performance and other art works

by contemporary artist Meg Miller

© 2019 by Meg Miller

Isle of Skye SCOTLAND

 GRAYS SCHOOL OF ART

First Class BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice - Sculpture. 2015 - 2019

ARTIST RESIDENCY

Scottish Sculpture Workshop - www.ssw.org.uk Monday 9th April - Sunday 22rd April 2018

AWARDS

Grampian Hospital Arts Trust - Exhibition Award. 2019

Placement Award, Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University. 2018

Caram Trust Award, Robert Gordon University.2017

ART EXHIBITIONS

'Sounding Boards and Landing Boards'  Grampian Hospital Arts Trust - The Suttie Arts Space & The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen. September 28th - 17th November, 2019. A joint exhibition with artist Kim Welch.

 

'Trees and Bees'  The Steadings Gallery, Balmacara Square, Ross-Shire. September 29th - 2nd October, 2019. A joint exhibition with artist Isabel McLeish.

'Gatherings' The Steadings Gallery, Balmacara Square, Ross-Shire. September 1st - 6th, 2019. A group exhibition with The Bridge Art Collective.

Degree Show: Grays School of Art. June 14th - 22nd, 2019.

 

'First Impressions' The Steadings Gallery, Balmacara Square, Ross-Shire. June 1st - 14th, 2019. A group exhibition with The Bridge Art Collective.

 

Remote Host: Shetland, Shetland Serpent, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen.        February 18th, 2019. Group exhibition following a study trip to Shetland. My work is inspired by the meeting of land and sea, the rock formations and the Shetland language.

 

Remote Host, Gray’s School of Art x Gaada, Shetland. January 31st, 2019.

A pop-up evening exhibition displaying visual work made by GSA students during a field trip to Shetland.

 

'Poultice'  Exhibition in Grays corridor, Grays School of Art. March 19th, 2018.

A week-long collaboration with Emily Docherty. My contribution consisted of an installation of handmade felt pouches filled with porridge. Our work explored themes such as healing and alchemy.

 

Pale Blue Dot, 'Blood Spilled', Spin, Aberdeen. April 20th, 2018

Group exhibition of work on the theme of Sagan’s book Pale Blue Dot. My sculptural piece was inspired by ancient civilizations, masculine and feminine principles and beekeeping.

 

Third Year CAP Exhibition, Homage to Hypatia, Aberdeen Business School (RGU). December 12th, 2017. Group exhibition of students work, mixed themes.

RAG TAG 'N' TEXTILE

 

2009 - 2013

Tutor Coordinator, RagTag’n’Textile, Skye and Wester Ross.

 

​EVENTS

Organised fashion shows locally, at Eden Court Theatre and the Townhouse in Inverness.

Coordinated a woodland faerie exhibition, which then went on to tour Highland libraries.

 

UHI

 

2009 - 2013

Textiles Tutor, West Highland College UHI, Skye and Lochalsh.

WERESHEEP

 

1989 to 2013

Self Employed Textile Designer, Weresheep, Isle of Skye.

Weresheep Studio, Balmacara Square, Ross-Shire.

Machine knitted and felted garments, home and fashion accessories inspired by art forms in nature.

 

EXHIBITIONS

  • BAA – travelling exhibition.  Alongside artists ‘Tait and Style’ and Freddie Robbins.  

  • ‘Christmas Present’ - The Shipley Art Gallery, Newcastle.

  • Frivoli Art Gallery, London.

  • Artemidorus, London.

  • Jarek's Hats, Cambridge.

  • Tricot Designs, W.Sussex.

  • The Chalk House, Cornwall.

  • Stamford Arts Centre, Lincolnshire.

  • Art Parade, West Yorkshire.

  • The Living Gallery, Stourbridge.

  • An Tuireann, Isle of Skye.

  • Dunara, Skye.

  • Craft Encounters, Skye.

  • Highland Origins, Dornie.

  • House for an Art Lover, Glasgow.

  • Art TM, Inverness.

  • The Caelidh Place, Ullapool.

  • Taigh  Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, North Uist.

  • Glasgow Trade Show SECC.

  • The Knitting and Stitch Show, Alexandria Palace, London.

LEADER

 

2000

Workshop and artists presentation in Sunderbyn, Sweden. Leader organised this event to gather together artists in Textiles and Ceramics from Scandinavia and the Scottish Islands.

TEXTILE SUPPOPRT SECTOR

 

2000

Funding to carry out a marketing/investigation trip to London.

 

DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

 

2003

Awarded by Skye & Lochalsh Enterprise.

1999

Awarded by Skye & Lochalsh Enterprise.

 

 

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