Lesley Millar - Other activities

 

 MPhil/PhD External Examiner

PhD Royal College of Art, London; PhD Bath Spa University; PhD Central St. Martins UAL; PhD University of Northumbria; PhD Nottingham Trent University
 

External Committees

2013 • Advisor Arts Foundation Award

2010 • Management Group of the Crafts Study Centre (ongoing)

2009 • Advisor Arts Foundation Award

2009 • Advisory Board for Journal ‘Craft Research’ pub. Intellect Publishers

2009 • Co-Editor, on-line Journal DUCK

2008 • Arts Council England, Leadership Network South East

2004-06 • Arts Council England, South East Crafts Network steering group

1999-2003 • Crafts Advisor, Arts Council England, South East.

1987-92 • Member of South East Arts Crafts Sub-committee

 

Other Committees and Selection Panels

2014 • Chair of Jury, 5th Riga International Textile Triennial, Latvia

2013 • Peer Reviewer Castle Museum Nottingham Fine Art Textiles Collection Exhibition

2013 • Member of International Steering Group  'Contextile 2014', Guimarães, Portugal

2013 • Jury (3 members) 'British Tapestry: a sensitive art'

2011 • Selector Textiles  ‘Art of Beauty 2’ Embassy of Japan in London

2011 • Jury (4 members): ARTAPESTRY3, European Textile Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010 • Jury (2 members), Future Makers Awards, Crafts Council of Ireland

2010 • Jury (3 members) The Art Prize (Textile Art)

2009 • Selector Textiles ‘Art of Beauty’ Embassy of Japan in London

2009 • Jury (4 members): taking time: Craft and the Slow Revolution           

2009 • Selector Graduate Showcase, and Judge for Best in Show, Festival of Quilts, NEC Birmingham

2003 • Co-judge Crafts Council Award  ‘British Crafts in Japan’

 

Chairing/Panel Member

2014 • Co-Presenter: Cloth and Memory: place-making and materials in contemporary exhibitions, Gayfield Creative Spaces, Edinburgh

2014 • Co-Presenter and Discussion Leader Contemporary Japanese Textile Art,
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London

2013 • Chair, Panel discussion 'Textile Art Practice Now' Japan Foundation London

2008 • Chair, Panel Discussion 'Material Culture' Conference, Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester

2008 • Chair, ‘Surface Matters’, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London

2005 • Panel Member ‘Futures in the Making’, V&A              

                      

Broadcasting

2013 • Interview BBC TV  'Look North'.                                   

2011 • BBC Arts Programme Radio 2

2011 • Woman's Hour BBC Radio 4

1997 • Woman's Hour BBC Radio 4 

Chika Ohgi - Textural Space Image: Toshiharu Kawabe

Chika Ohgi - Textural Space
Image: Toshiharu Kawabe