John Mills (b.1933)
John William Mills (PPRBS ARCA FRSA) is an English sculptor. He was born in London on March 4, 1933. He studied at Hammersmith School of Art 1947 – 1954, and at the Royal College of Art 1956 – 1960.
He was a resident at Digswell House between 1962 and 1966, and currently lives at Hinxworth Place in Hertfordshire.
Various part time teaching posts in UK from 1958 – 1962. Full time at St. Albans School of Art and Hertfordshire College of Art and Design 1962 – 1977. Visiting Associate Professor in Printmaking and Sculpture, Eastern Michigan University 1970 – 1971. Visiting lecturer Detroit School of Creative Arts 1970 – 1971. Visiting Professor and Artist in Residence University of Michigan 1980. Stopped teaching on a regular basis 1977.
Made Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors 1982, elected president of that Society 1986 and again in 1997. Made Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts 1993. Awarded an Honorary Master of Arts Degree by University College Northampton 2000.