The Drugs Don't Work, Leeds
The Chat Chit Podcast, York
Cluster Art Fair, Bargehouse
London Contemporary International Art Fair
Harrogate Art Fair & Live Talk on Creating with Chronic Illnesses
Art Maze, Bargehouse
Aesthetica Magazine, Issue 109
Cache Money, Norman Rea Gallery
York Creatives Pecha Kucha
Open Mind, Open Gallery
Pineapple Black Summer Open
National Festival of Making
Street Photography / Special Addition
2:D 4:D WETDOVETAIL
Pause for thought magazine
ANIMA MUNDI CONSCIOUNESS
Trauma and Healing Come As You Art
YORK OPEN STUDIOS 2022
Let us eat cake 3
New inspirations flux review
THE RECORD PRESS
COME AS YOU ART
The Drugs Don't Work was the first solo exhibition Mimi had partaken in, and the first that Ni Studios had held. The work explored the grieving process Mimi went through whilst taking antidepressants, ending on the note of self love and positive affirmations.
Mimi featured on The Chat Chit Podcast run by York Mind. In this she spoke about her experiences as using art as a release for suffering with mental illness but also chronic illnesses. Available to listen here
Mimi exhibited with Cluster in the first Cluster Art Fair in November of 2022, and looks forward to being a part of the Cluster family and exhibiting again soon.
LONDON CONTEMPORARY is an international art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. The 4th edition represented a forum for the direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair featured paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance.
It was held in London, at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space from October 05 to October 20, 2022.
Mimi exhibited with Harrogate Art Fair in October 2022. This was held at The Yorkshire Events Centre. Mimi also gave a talk about creating whilst suffering with Chronic Illnesses (Fibromyalgia and CRPS) and how to carry on throughout life with these illnesses. This exhibition was very close to Mimi's heart.
This historic four-storey raw warehouse space once again was transformed into a haunting and immersive maze of art creating a story that unravels as visitors explore the exhibition. With 13 different spaces to discover, each room is incredibly atmospheric with original features and quirks, providing a fascinating backdrop for the exhibition.
This was my second time this year exhibiting in Art Maze, bringing Tribulation (from my bed), Gut Feeling & I Loved You.
Mimi was chosen to be shown in the 109th Aesthetica Magazine, as well as also being so shown in the directory online.This was Mimi's second time this year exhibiting in Art Maze, bringing Tribulation (from my bed), Gut Feeling & I Loved You.
This exhibition was held by the student led gallery in Oct 2022. The exhibition title refers to the data-storing computer memory operating system, and how this technology now drives our economy, in both direct and indirect ways. This exhibition aimed to explore how we as a society have adapted towards technological advancements, questioning what it means to be ‘Human’, and has the definition of ‘Human’ changed over time?
Mimi exhibited her digital photography piece 'Untouched'.
PechaKucha York takes place quarterly and is ran by York Creatives and The Arts Barge Project. The events are £5 per person and tickets are limited to 60 people.
Mimi presented a talk on the topic of 'Safe Landing', and how art is used as a form of therapy for herself. Available to listen to here.
A few pieces of Mimi's work were shown in this exhibition from the 18th August - 3rd September. Including her Monoprint 'And I Am Beautiful'.
Mimi is taking part in an exhibition in Middlesborough in Pineapple black. The exhibition starts on the 22nd at 6-9, with an afterparty 9-12.
"It is a great delight to share that the National Festival of Making will return to Blackburn this June.
Once again, the Makers Market will be a key feature of the Festival. A wide range of stalls will display and sell work by fabulous artists, designers and makers.
This year’s marketplace will take place on Saturday 11th June and will have a new venue and format, at the stunning Blackburn Cathedral."
Mimi will be a part of this magazine, showcasing photography and an interview. It will be published in June 2022.
An online exhibition with an in person variant. Mimi exhibited solely online, showcasing multiple paintings.
This exhibition was an open call for artists to respond to the theme of mental health. I showed three of my pieces in this exhibition, titled Gut Feeling, And I Am Beautiful and Two Heads With One Body.
This exhibition was in collaboration with At Artwork.
CONSCIOUSNESS from May 12 to June 03, 2022, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, from May 13 to June 03, 2022, at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello and from May 14 to June 03, 2022, at ITSLIQUID ART SPACE – Venice Grand Canal.
The festival focuses on the concept of ANIMA MUNDI, that according to several historical cultures, religions and philosophical systems, is an intrinsic connection between all living entities on the planet, which relates to the world in a similar way as the human soul is connected to the human body.
"Burst will be the 22nd online show (and the 176th show in all) from the artist-led thing that is Cultivate. Impart will once again be a carefully curated contemporary group exhibition as alive with exciting art and bursting with artists to explore as all our previous online shows have been. Once again the show will be hosted on the pages of Organ magazine.
Burst will open online at 7pm on Tuesday April 26th hosted once again on the Organ magazine website."
"The theme for this exhibition was chosen after submissions to our last open call showed that there is a real desire from artists to show work created in response to their physical and mental experiences - a desire to to highlight something that has impacted their wellbeing and often a journey to healing.
We are delighted to be holding this exhibition in Espacio Gallery in East London. Upstairs we will be holding our partner exhibition, fluid.
The more intimate downstairs gallery will host Trauma and Healing."
Mimi is taking part in @yorkopenstudios , with a private view on the 1st of April and other dates including 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th of April. Mimi will be holding a live demonstration of an A0 painting on the 9th from 2pm.
"This is an open call for submissions from female identifying visual artists working in all medias to contribute to a Pop- up exhibition in Base Camp, Middlesbrough; celebrating our womanly selves, our experiences and creativity. This open call is for female creatives at any stage in their career, we are particularly interested in submissions from Northern, working class female creatives."
"This project will enable artists and art enthusiasts to connect virtually. Visitors to the online exhibition will be able to navigate around the space or take a guided tour. If artwork is selected, information will be visible about the artwork, artist and links to the artist’s website."
The Record Press is a not for profit magazine local to York.
Their issues are available to buy digitally or physically.
They showcase culture and talent in many forms.
Mimi is shown in issue 3.
The issue Mimi has a dedicated page in is called "IDENTITY".
"The purpose of this publication is to inspire artists to accept themselves and their art without being forced into the stereotypical theatre that our society plays with."
Shown are a few of the pieces of Mimi's which will be featured on her page.. It will be available to purchase online or in their gallery for an entire year.
If you'd like a deep dive in to my autobiographical work, snag a copy!
"Come as you are; bring art. Come As You Art are a small group of emerging artists who want to share their joy in the practice and consumption of art.
We want to emphasise the democracy in creativity - we welcome work from professional, semi-professional and student artists; aiming to give all artists, but especially new and emerging artists a platform to show, sell - and enjoy showing and selling - their work."
The image below is of the work Mimi exhibited, and will be updated with her time at the exhibition.
The premise of the exhibition is to explore the influence of sound and music on the visual arts.
I present my Amy Winehouse portrait, with a QR code attached to play "Tears Dry On Their Own".
“Echo’s Studio is a multi-award wining sound studio based in the prestigious Vila Mariana neighborhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Apart from Echo’s, the space currently houses 3 audiovisual companies (Voz À Obra, FLAP and Affinitás) and also hosts workshops. It is a creative hub that offers services for the biggest brands in the market and records a variety of Brazilian celebrities and artists. By branching out to art exhibitions, the studio aims to widen their creative practice and also become a vibrant cultural centre.
During the exhibition, the studio will be hosting and recording the Paraty International Literary Festival (FLIP). The festival that began in Paraty, in the State of Rio de Janeiro, in 2003, and which has quickly become one of the most important cultural gatherings in South America, will be held online due to Covid. Therefore, a lot of amazing people will be coming to the studio to create live content for the festival.”