About Elizabeth Mienert (nee Allen)

ELIZABETH MIENERT B.A.(hons) works as a multi-media artist, whose range covers film, photography, painting, sculpture and performance art. She has had a lot of success selling her work internationally in the past through private investors, but in more recent years she has focused on running her company Pop Gun Productions, which produces site-specific happenings and events in community spaces, exploring processes of social interactions and creative collaborations.

FILM (writer/director/producer)

  • 2018 Paris After Dark – The Brothel
  • 2017 Paris After Dark – Le Pub
  • 2017 Paris After Dark – The Banana Trick
  • 2016 Mama Wata
  • 2013 The Lonesome Footballer
  • 2012 Queen Mab

THEATRE (playwright)

  • 2017 Paris After Dark Cabaret, St Paul’s Art Centre, Worthing, October 2017
  • 2016 Mercutio Loves Romeo, The Latest Music Bar, Brighton Fringe Festival, May 2015
  • 2015 Mercutio Loves Romeo, The Proud Archivist Haggerston, December 2015
  • 2015 Fertility Lost, The Latest Music Bar, Brighton, October 2015
  • 2015 Fertility Lost, The Proud Archivist Haggerston, September 2015
  • (Writer/performer)
  • 2015 Queeb Mab, The Goddess Tour, Ponty Pridd Rocking Stone (performer)
  • 2014 Shadow Theatre, The Regency Town House, Brighton and 8 other venues (performer)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2011 Shrines, Workshop 1a, Shoreham-by-sea (artist)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014 Recyclo, Adur Festival, The Fishersgate Centre (artist)
  • 2010 Agora, Agora, Shoreham-by-sea (artist)
  • 2010 I Am Joy Festival, Chichester (artist)
  • 2009 I Am Joy Festival, Chichester (artist)
  • 2008 Star Gap, Adur Arts Trail, Shoreham-by-sea (artist)
  • 2007 New Faces, Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-sea (artist)

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

  • 2014 Shadow Theatre, The Regency Town House, Brighton and 8 other venues (lead artist and curator)
  • 2014 Halloween Event, The Fishersgate Centre (lead artist and project manager)
  • 2014 Recyclo, The Fishersgate Centre (curator)
  • 2014 Adur Festival Opening Ceremony, Fishersgate (artistic co-ordinator and project manager)
  • 2013 Xmas Band Night, The Fishersgate Centre (artistic co-ordinator and project manager)
  • 2013 The Magic of Christmas, The Fishersgate Centre (lead artist and project manager)
  • 2013 Fishersgate Vintage, The Fishersgate Centre (lead artist and project manager)

FASHION

  • 2003 – 2006 Head Designer for Betty Mienert Children’s Wear and Betty Mienert Bespoke for which notable clients include famous tweed-wearing musician, Graham Coxon, of British band Blur

WORKSHOPS

  • 2016 ‘Sense of Place’ treasure hunt design workshop Eastbrook Primary Academy, Southwick
  • 2015 ‘Food of Love’ printing workshops Southwick and Fishersgate primary schools – Adur Festival 2015
  • 2014 ‘Intergenerational Conversations’, The Fishersgate Centre (lead artist)
  • 2013 Giant Ice Queen Lantern Making Workshops, Shoreham Academy and St Peter’s Primary School Portslade (assistant artist)
  • 2011 ‘Community Means …’ banner, Boundstone Children and Family Centre, Lancing (lead artist and community art facilitator)
  • 2010 – 2011 The Story Photographers, Kingston Buci Children & Family Centre, Shoreham-by-sea (art tutor)

AWARDS

  • 2017 BFI Shakespeare Lives – nomination for the Jury Prize – for her short film Queen Mab
  • 2016 Adur Festival Artist Award – first prize

RESIDENCIES

  • The Fishersgate Centre, Fishersgate, 2013 – 2015

COLLECTIONS

  • Private collections, London, UK
  • Private collections, New York, NY
  • Private collection, Dublin, Eire
  • Private collections, Brighton, UK
  • Private collection, Sevenoaks, UK
  • Private collection, Tromsø, Norway
  • Private collection, La Marché, Italy

EDUCATION

  • New Writing South, Brighton, 2015
  • Central St Martins College of Arts, London, 1999
  • Southhampton University, Winchester, 1998
  • Northbrook College Of Art and Design, Worthing, 1993

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