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Miriam Mallalieu

Artist Biography

Education: 2018-21 PhD Research (practice-based) on Taxonomies of Knowledge: a practice-led investigation into the organising, structuring and archiving of information, University of Dundee. 2017 Master of Fine Art in Art and Humanities with Distinction, University of Dundee 2012 BA (Hons), Art, Philosophy and Contemporary Practices, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland. First Class Honours, with Dissertation in Time and Disruption: An extension across art and photography of Barthes’ notion of a ‘Temporal Hallucination’

2008     BTECFoundation Diploma in Art and Design, Kingston University,Kingston-upon-Thames, England 


2018     Queen’sCollege Scholarship for PhD research

2017     Vanessa BellPrize for best overall performance in MFA Art & Humanities

2017     PostgraduateAward for Academic Excellence, The University of Dundee

2017     RSA JohnKinross Award for a period of research in Florence, Italy

2017     Shortlistedfor a Carnegie/Caledonian PhD Scholarship

2016     Shortlistedfor the Carnegie-Cameron scholarship for postgraduate study

2016     Invited Artist at Hidden Door Festival,Edinburgh

2013     RSA Art Prizeand Watters Maclane Medal, awarded for work shown at RSA:NC

2012     Selection forRSA New Contemporaries exhibition

2009     Ede andRavenscroft award for academic excellence, University of Dundee




Selected Exhibitions 

2019     A description of the visible (soloshow), Generator Projects, Dundee, April

2019     Observe/Engage/Organise (solo showseries), Nomas* Projects, Dundee, January – May

2019     Ways We Work (group show), TathaGallery, Newport-on-Tay, January -

2018     Ways We Work (group show), West WardWorks, Dundee

2018     Residency Exhibition, Duncan ofJordonstone, Dundee, May

2018     John Kinross Scholarship Exhibition(group show), The Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh, March - May

2017     Masters Show,University of Dundee, 19th August

2017     Hidden Door, Arts and Music Festival,Edinburgh, 26th May - 4th June

2016     A Winter's Tale, MFA Winter Exhibition,Dundee University, December

2016     Hidden Door, Arts and Music Festival,Edinburgh, 27th May - 4th June

2015     Place, (group show) at The TobaccoFactory, Bristol, 14th October- 30th December

2015     Born of the Sea (group show), DruryGallery, Marlboro College, Vermont USA, September

2015     Hidden Door, Arts and Music Festival,Edinburgh, 22nd-30th May

2014     Paradigm, Collaboration with Liam J.McLaughlin, The Mash House, Edinburgh, 18th October

2014     Summer School Exhibition (group show),Cyprus College of Art, Cyprus, 19th- 26th September

2014     Here We Are At Home (group show), Pop-UpScotland, Edinburgh, 7th August – 14th September

2014     Hidden Door, Arts and Music festival,Edinburgh, 28th March - 5th April

2013     New Contemporaries (group show) at RoyalScottish Academy, Edinburgh, 13th April – 8th May

2012     Artsyland (group show), at WallProjects, Montrose, 21st July- 25th August

2012     DundeeUniversity Degree Show, 19th-27th May

2011     Poetry Beyond Text (group show). Workdisplayed at the Royal Scottish Academy 12th November to         18th December 2011, The Scottish PoetryLibrary 14th of May to the 15th of July, and The Visual    Research Centre at Dundee Contemporary Arts 4th of March to April1st 2011



2017-18 Artistin Residence at The University of Dundee

2014     Summer School,Cyprus School of Art, Lemba, Cyprus. 27th August- 23rd September

2013     EmergingArtist Residency, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden. January 2013

2013     Shortlistedfor a creative practice residency, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada


Research Projects

2015     Artist memberof Fabrication, the academic researchgroup at The University of Worcester

2010-12 Research Assistant for Poetry Beyond Text, aninterdisciplinary research project sponsored by the Arts and HumanitiesResearch Council.