Born 1971 in East Malling, Kent, UK

Lives & works in Los Angeles, CA

education

1999 MFA in painting and drawing, California College of Arts and Crafts

1995 BFA in painting, University of Florida

selected solo exhibitions

2014 PULSE Art Fair Miami Beach with Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

2014 "High on Signs," Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013 "Formfountain," PØST, Los Angeles, CA

2011 "Selected Works," WEEKEND, Los Angeles, CA

2002 "On Line," Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

selected group exhibitions

2014 "Life Transmissions," curated by Marcus Herse, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

2014 "There Will Come Soft Rains," curated by Kio Griffith, Zaim Cafe Annex, Yokohama, Japan

2014 "Head Grammar," Transition Gallery, London, UK

2014 "The Thing of It Is," curated by Steve Gibson, CuratingContemporary.com (on line exhibition)

2014 "C-Note, a fundraiser for Syrian child refugees," JAUS, Los Angeles, CA

2013 "The Familiar Unfamiliar," Wonder Valley, CA

2013 "Color Consciousness," Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2013 "Love For Sale: 200 Clams," XVY Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013 "MAS: Attack ," LA MART, Los Angeles, CA

2013 "Doing Pennants," Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012 "About Face," curated by Daniel Weinberg, ACME. Los Angeles, CA

2012 "The Emerald City," Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012 "Things Fall Together," curated by David Pagel, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

2012 "Canvas Panels: II," Jonathon Hornedo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012 "Medicine Chest," curated by Elana Melissa Hill, Los Angeles, CA

2012 "To Live and Paint in LA," painting survey at the Torrance Art Musem, Los Angeles, CA

2010 "Power To The People," Feature Inc., New York, NY

2009 "Altered States," curated by Jon Paul Villegas, New York, NY

2006 "Exploded View," Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA

2003 "Deep Water Runs Still," Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003 "Something Else," Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002 "unDrawn," curated by Alexandra Grant, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA

2002 "And So It Went," Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2000 "99 Artists," Miller Durazo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1999 "Spit and Image," Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA

1999 Barclay Simpson Gallery Award Show, San Francisco, CA

publications

2014 Hethcoat, Liatris "Chains of Transmission," Life Transmissions catalogue essay, October 2014

2014 Ramos, Jason, "Signs of the Times," New American Paintings, July 2014

2014 Wood, Eve, "High on Signs," Artillery Mag, June 30, 2014

2014 Pagel, David, "High on Signs," Los Angeles Times, June 18, 2014

2014 Shaw, Michael, "High on Signs," ArtScene, June 2014

2014 Sharma, Alli "Interview with John Mills," Articulated Artists, April 2014

2014 Griffith, Kio, "Emergent Presence - Feature," Fabrik Magazine, Issue 24

2013 Tuck, Geoff, "More is More or Less," Notes on Looking, April 27, 2013

2012 Pagel, David, "Canvas Panels: II," Los Angeles Times, Aug. 23, 2012

2012 Knight, Christopher, "The Emerald City," Los Angeles Times, Dec. 14, 2012

2012 Barclay Simpson Award 25th Anniversary Catalogue

awards

1999 Barclay Simpson Award

2012 Nominee for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Los Angeles Grant

2013 YoYoYo Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant recipient