CreArtively Speaking

Janice Mills was a Graphic Artist for over thirty years for the print and advertising industry. She originally trained as a fine artist, and in 2009 returned to making that the focus of her career, both teaching and producing art (painting and drawing).

During 2011 she completed a Diploma of Management to help her manage her developing arts practice. She also completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and currently teaches private students in drawing and painting.

Janice completed a Diploma of Visual Art at Chisholm (2012-2013), an Advanced Diploma (2014) with High Distinction, a Bachelor of Fine Art and Visual Culture with Distinction (2015-2016), and in 2017 completed her BFA Honours by Dissertation. In 2018 she completed a Graduate Certificate in Arts (Writing) and a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching. In 2021 Janice completed a Master of Communication (Art Journalism) full time along with a part time Master of Creative Art. Both were awarded with Distinction.

Janice has been an Artist in Residency at Heritage Hill Gallery and Artist’s Space in Dandenong Victoria. She holds a Working with Children Check and a Police Check certificate. She is currently studying for her PhD for completion in 2024, producing artworks in her studio space and writing about the visual arts in Australia.


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Discussing, critiquing and promoting Visual Art in Australia

This site encourages the discussion of the state of Visual Art in Australia. It analyses and critiques the work of artists and arts writers, bringing an informed perspective to the world of fine or visual art.

Its intent is to highlight the work of emerging artists and arts writers, who are often overlooked and marginalised by priorities being given to major arts events and the ‘high’ end of the arts market.

The remarks are intended for educational and enlightenment purposes, and will attempt to, as best possible, avoid bias or personally negative or hurtful opinions.

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