Mick Williamson


1975 to 2018 London Metropolitan University (formerly London Guildhall University / City of London Polytechnic) - full-time teaching; in charge of Photography Section, Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design

1997/99 Teaching on photography workshops in Korea

1995 Lectures and seminars in India

1994 Running workshop with John Blakemore for RPS / Photographers Gallery, London

1990 University of South Australia, Adelaide - six-month teaching exchange

1989 Teaching on photography workshops in Ecuador for the British Council

1988-93 The Photographers Place, Derbyshire -teaching on residential workshops

1987-92 Photographers at Duckspool, Somerset -teaching on residential workshops

1987 College of Marin, California - teaching on Summer School programme

1986 Glasgow School of Art, Scotland - invited to hold seminars and give tutorials

1983 College of Marin, California - six-month teahcing exchange,

1972- 75 City of London Polytechnic - part-time teaching Photography


2000-2018 Exhibition selector for IPSE (Independent Photographers in the Southeast)

2004, 2007 Exhibition selector for LIP (London Independent Photographers)

1999 Exhibition selector with Addie Elliot for LIP (London Independent Photographers)

1996 - 2005 Exhibition curating for Spitalfields Festival, London (various London locations)

1997 Exhibition selector with Grace Robertson for IPSE

1996/7 Photography for major book on Jewish carpets

1995 Exhibition selector with Val Lloyd for Royal Photographic Society - Contemporary Group

1995 Exhibition selector with Nicholas Sinclair for IPSE

1993/5/6/7 Research funding received from University central and departmental sources to support personal photographic work

1994/2003 Exhibition selector with Paul Hill for IPSE

1994 Exhibition selector with Zelda Cheatle for LIP

1993/97/03/10/18 Leading photography workshops for IPSE

1989-97 Leading photography workshops for LIP

1988 Leading photography workshop for Canterbury Arts Festival

1987 Awarded sabbatical leave by City of London Polytechnic to persue personal photographic work

1988 Invited to lead "Portfolio Crit" sessions for LIP

1979-82 Assisting on workshops at The Photographers Place, Derbyshire

1972-75 City of London Polytechnic, Sir John Cass School of Art -Reprographic Technician within Photography, Graphics and Printmaking Sections - also responsible for AVA

1971-72 Freelance photography and photographers assistant

1970-71 Industrial experience: Cadburys. Personal photography work

1965 Started involvement with photography -black and white and colour processing / printing


1976/77/78/80 Workshops at the Photographers Place, Derbyshire - studying with Ray Moore, Ralph Gibson, Paul Caponigro and Lewis Baltz

1977 Post Grad Certificate in Education

1976 Polytechnic of Central London - part-time photography course

1975-77 Garnett College (University of London) - part-time teacher training course -

1970 Medway College Diploma in Photography

1969 City & Guilds Certificate in Photography

1967-70 Medway College of Art (full-time):Vocational Photography Course


1986-89 Invited to become a member of the Arts Council's regional South East Art's Film, TV and Photography Panel and their Photography Sub-Committee

1985-88 Member of organising committee of "Photography at the Metropole", based in Folkestone initiating exhibitions, lectures,workshops and links with local primary and secondary schools

1984-89 Member of Tower Hamlets Arts Forum

1985-89 Elected to Board of Directors of "Camerawork" a photographic group with both a local and international remit, based in Tower Hamlets

1980-81 Photographers Gallery, London - member of forum of photographic educators / college lecturers

1980-82 Chairman of fund-raising group to provide Arts Centre in unused church in Maidstone

1980-81 Half-Moon Photography Workshop - elected member of the Management Committee (until change of constitution in 1981)