Mick Williamson

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2019 Solo Show – “From the Photo-Diaries” – Casement, Folkestone

2019 Solo Show – “From the Photo-Diaries” – Casement at Hop Project, Folkestone

2018 Group Show – Elliot Halls Gallery Amsterdam

2018 Group Show – Photomonth, Rich Mix, London

2018 Solo Show and Publication - “The Photo-Diaries of Mick Williamson, The Cass Gallery, London

2018 Group show – “The Yellow Brick Road” – Michaelhouse Centre, Cambridge

2018 Group Show – “Step Change” City University, London

2016/17 Group Show - Gallery Vassie, Amsterdam

2016 Group Show – “Uncertain States 7th Anniversary Exhibition” – Mile End Art Pavilion, London (and Catalogue: image and text)

2016 Group Show (book and interview - Source Magazine on-line) Photomonth, Printspace, London

2016 Group Show – White Rabbit Gallery, London

2015 Group Show – “Co-Axial” – Cass Foyer Gallery, London

2015 Solo Show – White Rabbit Gallery, London

2015 Two person Show – Kolkata, India

2015 Group Show – “Uncertain States 6th Anniversary Exhibition” – Mile End Art Pavilion, London (and Catalogue: image and text)

2015 Group Show – Lucy Bell Gallery, Hastings

2015 Group Show – White Rabbit Gallery, London

2015 Group Show – Gallery Vassie, Amsterdam

2015 Group Show – “On Beauty” –Brady Arts Centre, London

2015 Group Show – “On Beauty” – Cass Gallery, London

2014 Group Show – “Photomonth Cass Archive Exhibition” – Cass Gallery, London

2014 Group Show – “Uncertain States 5th Anniversary Exhibition” – Cass Gallery, London

2014 Group Show – “International Photographic Art Exhibition” – (IPMGA Congress 2),Kolkata, India

2013 Group Show - “Uncertain States” – Bank Gallery, London (and Catalogue: image and text)

2013 Publication – “Archive – Imagining the East End” (Black Dog Pub) (6 images, back cover and text)

2013 Group Show - “East End Archive” – Hoxton Hall, London

2013 Publication – “Uncertain States 10” (14 images and text)

2012 Group Show - “Uncertain States” – Espacio Gallery, London (and Catalogue: 6 images and text)

2012 Group Show – “Photographer’s Books” - Beijing

2012 Group Show - “International Photographic Art Exhibition” – (IPMGA Congress 1),Kolkata, India

2012 Group Show –Ought to be Bought – Unit 2 Gallery London

2010 Group Show - “Uncertain States” – East Gallery, London (and Catalogue: image and text)

2011 Group Show –Ought to be Bought – Unit 2 Gallery London

2010 Group Show - “Uncertain States” – East Gallery, London (and Catalogue: 4 images and text)

2010 Publication – “Uncertain States 5” (12 images and text)

2010 Group Show –Ought to be Bought – Unit 2 Gallery London

2009/10 Group Show – Photographers Gallery, London – photographers from the Print Room (Dec/March)

2009 Group Show – “Between the Lines” – Unit 2 Gallery, London (Nov)

2009 Group Show – Photomonth Open, Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London (Oct/Nov)

2009 Group Show – "All back to mine" - Wall, London (July)

2009 Group Show – "Landscape – bringing the outside in" - Churchill Hospital, Oxford (part of permanent installation from June)

2009 Group Show –“Ought-to-be-Bought” - Unit 2 Gallery, London (April)

2009 Group Show – “British Landscapes”, Liberty’s, London, curated Photographers Gallery (Jan/Feb)

2008 Group Show – “Unfolding” – Foyer Gallery, London Metropolitan University (October)

2008 Group Show – “Sailing to Byzantium” – Unit 2 Gallery, London (June / July)

2008 Group Show –“Ought-to-be-Bought” - Unit 2 Gallery, London (March/April)

2007/2008 Group Show –“Pages” – Notice, London (Dec / Jan)

2007 Group Show – ResonanceFM – Frieze Art Fair, London – (Oct)

2007 Show – ResonanceFM – Frieze Art Fair, London – (Oct)

2007 Group Show – Zgoda – Foyer Gallery, London Met, E1 (Oct / Nov)

2007 Group Show – Photomonth Open – Mile End Arts Pavilion, London (Oct/Nov)

2006/2007 Group Show – Print Sales Gallery, Photographer’s Gallery, London (Dec / Jan)

2006 Group Show – "Peace Camp" – Brick Lane Gallery, London (Dec)

2006 Group Show – "Londoners" - Khumo Gallery, Seoul (Jun - July)

2006 Article "Shoot from the Hip" Design Week (Yolanda Zappaterra 27 April 2006 pp26/27)

2006 Group Show - "Londoners" - Gallery On, Seoul (Jan - Feb)

2005 Group Show - "Interior Insights" - Royal College of Art, London (Nov/Dec)

2005 Group Show - "The Collectors" - Great Eastern Hotel, London (Nov)

2005 Solo Show -Gallery On, Seoul (Sept - Oct)

2005 The Photo-Diaries project featured in "Artist's Diaries" workshops, Tate Gallery, London (May /Sep)

2004 Solo Show - "Some Memorials", Gallery Lux, Seoul (Dec)

2004 Group Show - "Shop" Space-TwoTenTwo, London (Dec)

2004 "The Photo-Diaries of Mick Williamson" selection of images published on AHRB Centre for the Domestic Interior permanent website

2004 Solo Show -- "From the Photo-Diaries of Mick Williamson" Hug Gallery, Amsterdam (Nov - Jan)

2004 Group Show - "Moving Still" - Four Corners Gallery, London (Nov - Dec)

2004 Group Show - "Telling Tales" - Space-TwoTenTwo, London (Nov)

2004 Group Show - "Crossovers" - Unit 2 Gallery, London (Sept - Oct)

2004 Group Show - "Roman Holiday" - Seven Seven Gallery, London (July)

2004 Group Show - "Common Ground" - Waterloo Gallery, London (June)

2003 - present work represented by Hug Gallery, Amsterdam

2003/4 Group Show - Hug Gallery, Amsterdam (Dec - Jan)

2003/4 Group Show - "Mayrau", Kladno, Czech Republic (July - Feb)

2003 Group show - "Site Seeing", Freeform Arts, London (Oct / Nov)

2003 Group show - "Institute Institution" London Metropolitan University (Sept / Oct)

2003 Inaugural Group Show - Hug Gallery, Amsterdam

2003 Group show - "Hungary ?" London Metropolitan University (June)

2002 Group show - "Lisboa" London Metropolitan University (May)

2001 - present work represented by Photographers Gallery, London, Print Sales Gallery

2001 Group show - "Pedigog" Unit 2 Gallery, LGU, London (November)

2001 Group show - "Czech it Out" London Guildhall University (May-June)

2000/1 Group show - "Conversations" Unit 2 Gallery, LGU, London (Dec-Jan)

2000/1 Group show - Photographer's Gallery, London (Dec - Jan)

2000/1 Three solo shows - Dartington Arts Centre, Devon (Oct - Jan)

2000 Solo show - National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, India (Jan - Feb)

1999 "Some Memorials - The Photo-Diaries of Mick Williamson" Coracle Press

book launch and image projection, Whitechapel Art Gallery (Nov)

1999 Solo show - Seonam Art Centre, Seoul (Aug)

1998 Whitechapel Open Studios: exhibiting participant

1998 Group show - Cornhill, City of London

1998 Group event - Anglo/Japanese Live Arts Project

1998 Group show - London Printworks Trust, London

1997 Website show of work to celebrate Indian Independence Anniversary

1997 Group event - "Reunion" - live music and image projection

1997 Solo show - Montage Gallery, Derby

1997/2002/3 Group show "Musee Imaginaire" - Museum of Installation, London - subsequently touring

1997 Group show - Cornhill, City of London

1997 Group show - Photographers Gallery, London

1996 Whitechapel Open Studios: exhibiting participant

1996 Group show - Cornhill, City of London

1995 Group show - Canterbury Festival

1994 Group show - London Guildhall University

1994 Whitechapel Open Studios: exhibiting participant

1993 Solo show - Medway Photography Festival, Kent

1993 Solo show - London Guildhall University

1993 Group shows -- Adsite project and Open Windows project, London

1992 Group show - City of London Polytechnic

1990 Group show - Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

1990 Group show - University of South Australia, Adelaide

1989 Group show - South Bank Centre, London

1987 Group show - Camerawork, London

1986 Solo show - Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

1985 Solo show - College of Marin, California

1985 Solo show - Sir John Cass School of Art, City of London Polytechnic

1985 Work published in "Sutton Place" house guide book

1985 Mixed show - Metropole Arts Centre, Folkestone

1985 Mixed show - Camerawork Gallery, London

1984 One man show - Fingerprints Gallery, London

1983 Group show - College of Marin, California

1979 Open Exhibition - Photographic Gallery, Cardiff and subsequently touring

1978 Book "Twelve Pieces" with sculptor Richard Wilson published by Coracle Press

1975 Group Exhibition - Fo(u)ndlings - Coracle Press and touring

1972 One-man show - City of London Polytechnic

1969/70 Mixed shows - Medway College of Art

1970-85 Work in various Polytechnic exhibitions and publications,School of Art Prospectii, Arts Review, Times Ed, Artist, Crafts, etc


REVIEWS

“These are pictures pulled from the peripheries of vision and occaision, tracing the very edges of memory …..”
Joanna Lowry (Creative Camera)

“With the obsessive dedication of the artist, Mick has captured with his small camera a myriad of moments, moods, memories and meanings out of the air of his everyday world ……”
Paul Trevor (exhibition introduction)

“The “daily-ness” of life lived however, is not prosaic, not superficial, and filtered through Mick’s lens, no longer ordinary. It becomes warm, often gently humerous, and always magical, mysterious and dreamlike, not so much as his “life story” as a fairy tale …..”
Virginia Khuri (Contemporary Photography)

“Some of his pictures looked like black and white film stills, others looked like images which a painter might have made, whilst others still contained action, mystery and narrative …. Each picture gives the impression of having a story wrapped around it …..”
William Bishop (Inscape)

“The selected extracts demonstrated his excellent eye for detail, spontaneity, and his ability to capture those special moments which seem to constitute memory ….. “
Julian Rodriguez (Annual of the British Journal of Photography)

“However his images are not sombre but celebratory…. Williamson offers us something of the wide-eyed wonder and fascination of a child’s vision filtered through an adult sensibility”
Zoe Bingham (Photographer’s Gallery)

“The impression left on the observer is in fact one of continuity and duration.The image is then seen to be standing in for a continuous sequence and may be likened to the medium of film."
Addie Vassie (Gallery Vassie)

“The images act as partial, gentle fragments which invite an attentiveness towards the everyday, the non-glamorous. …These moments fix what is transitory whilst retaining the arbitrariness of the initial moment…”
Siobhan Wall (LIP Magazine)

“These images are invariably imbued with light, objects are touched by grace.”
Ian Robertson (The Photo-Diaries of Mick Williamson

“However, what many of these photographs have in common…is a strong sense of the transformative nature of light.”
Susan Andrews (Uncertain States Issue 10)

“Mick’s photographs are effervescent and luminous, made with a sense of joy and of life being lived. … Like all good friends they are charming, funny and always make you glad you’ve seen them.”
Heather McDonough (FLIP Magazine)