"My highlight is still to come"
Tilley Milburn is a multi-talented artist. Her best friend is Del, a beautiful pink stuffed pig whom she discovered in Clinton Cards in Kent and they always perform together. Tilley loves pigs and has explored her passion for them as an artist.
She works in a variety of art forms to express herself. She collaborates with artist Ben Connors to produce comics which are featured in counter culture magazine Strike. They have also worked with the National Autistic Society producing a comic strip for their national campaign Too Much Information, see it here. One of their comic strips was also featured in the 'Letting in the light' art exhibition by arts organisation Daily Life Ltd last year which looked at mental health.
Tilley continues to develop her piece Puffing and Wooling, which focuses on rest, relaxation and being in the moment. Working in collaboration with artist Catherine Dunne, she has performed it at a number of events including the Buzzcut Festival in Glasgow and Heart n Soul’s Beautiful Octopus Club Festival, where she also curated the chillout space Googieland.
Tilley also co-hosts The Chat Up and has spoken about Heart n Soul at the RI World Congress in Edinburgh. She is also part of The Big 30 interview team recording people's stories about Heart n Soul for the Big 30 archive celebrating our 30th birthday.
Outside of Heart n Soul, Tilley is a Creative Evaluator for Making Routes, a creative arts project for young people in collaboration with Battersea Arts Centre, South London Gallery and Oasis Children’s Venture. She is also involved in the Human Library project at the Wellcome Collection.
Find out more about Tilley’s adventures on her blog here.