Born 1960, London UK

Lives and works in South London


City & Guilds of London Art School

Royal Drawing School, Drawing Year 2004

Press Officer, Thames and Hudson 1980s

Press Officer, Anthony d’Offay Gallery 1984-86


John Moores Painting Prize 2020, Walker Art Gallery, February-July 2021

BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery/Aberdeen Art Gallery 2020-21

Residency, Dumfries House, Ayrshire, Royal Drawing School, 2020 (and 2014)

Residency, Bangkok, Thailand 2016 and 2019

Moneytree Bristol, marking anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, 2018

Painter-Stainers Prize, London 2017

Chimera, Hanbury Hall, Spitalfields, London  2017

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London 2016

Poltimore Festival Hijacked Curator and Exhibitor, Exeter 2016

Jerwood Drawing Prize, London 2015

Legend, Morgan solo show, London 2015

Silent Auction for Parkinsons Royal College of Art, London 2014

Curator Artists of the River Pageant, Mayor’s Thames Festival 2013

Curator of Artists of the Pageant at Turner’s House in Twickenham 2013 

Thamescapes exhibition, London, with Phoebe Cope, 2012

Artist in Residence at City of London School 2011-2012

Winner of the Royal Drawing School/Watercolours+Works on Paper Drawing Competition, Science Museum, February 2011

The Big Draw: Self-Portrait Drawing Show, Chapel Row Gallery, Bath 2010

Art Against Knives, London 2009

Discerning Eye’, London 2008


Work in public and private collections, including the Art Collection of the Science Museum.


Tutor New Fine Art Foundation Course, Royal Drawing School 2012-20

Director non profit international drawing club, Larkhall Art Club.

Mary Millner is a multi-disciplinary artist, with a foundation in drawing. Her research projects include residencies in Bangkok, Ayrshire and Vauxhall.

‘I am interested in the persistence of identity politics; from the multi-cultural perspective but in a self-reliant, cross-border viewpoint.  My pictures include references to

territory and landscape.  I look for how the body in art carries political messages and how contemporary art continues to exploit traditional techniques and art history.

I am positive about a future of art collaborations across boarders and disciplines’.

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