b. 1990 - London, UK

Holly Mills is an artist working in London. She graduated from The Drawing Year postgraduate program in 2018, and studied at Camberwell College of Arts (BA Hons Illustration) in 2012.


2024 Changing Times, Galerie C, Paris
2024 A Painting Show, Staffordshire St, London
2024 The unwritten script, Sarah Kravitz Gallery, London
2024 All this wrath, Blueshop galleries, London

2023 A closed door, a den, Arusha Gallery, Bruton
2023 felt cute, might delete later, Arusha Gallery, London
2023 …freshly as if my eye was still growing, APT Gallery, London
2023 A path with heart, SPLIT Gallery, London

2022 There’s a real world outside, A horse with no name gallery, Ostende
2022 TWO SPOKE, hArtslane gallery, London
2022 Pathways on Paper, South Parade, London

2021 A Generous Space, Hastings Contemporary, Hastings
2021 “Hope” is the thing with feathers, South Parade, London

2021 WHELM, Leicester Contemporary, Leicester
2021 Amongst the Chaos, 155a Gallery, London
2021 Under Bat Hill, W139, Amsterdam
2021 The First Swing Of The Bat, Gallery 46, London

2020 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, Multiple locations, UK

2019 Saturnalia, The Little Grey, London
2019 Pears, Lewisham Arthouse, London
2019 The Pictionary Individual, Real Pain Fine Arts, Los Angeles

2018 15 Works on Paper, BEERS London, London
2018 Best of the Drawing Year 2018, Christie’s, London
2018 The Ingram Collection;Young Contemporary Talent, Cello Factory, London

2017 Tickle Torture, BEERS London, London - w/ Maja Ruznic & Kristy Luck
2017 Contemporary Visions, BEERS London, London

2016 35 Works on Paper, BEERS London, London


2024 Shortlist - Waverton Art Prize
2024 Dumfries House, Scotland (Residency)
2023 Pignano, Tuscany, Italy (Residency)
2022 Dumfries House, Scotland (Residency)
2020 Finalist - Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize
2020 Winner - Tyson Award (ASP)
2019 Dumfries House, Scotland (Residency)
2018 Finalist - The Ingram Collection Young Contemporary Talent Prize
2012 Winner - V&A Student Illustrator of the Year Award