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SELECTED COMMISSIONS:
2005   Southern lights
          commissioned by the School of Mathematics,
          Science & Technology, Institute of Education,
          University of London, Bedford Way, London.
2000   Colour of music and Waking up in London
          commissioned by Enron Europe Ltd,
          Enron House, Grosvenor Place, London.
1995   Wind tunnel
          private commission.
1993   Travel times
          commissioned by St John's College Cambridge.
          Travel Times commemorates the life and work
          of Sir Harold Jeffreys, geophysicist, astronomer
          and fellow of the college for 75 years. It is
          based on one of his best known seismological
          tables, 'travel times for a surface focus.'
1989   Cotton hanging
          commissioned by Dean and Chapter, this
          weaving hangs beneath a Burne Jones/
          William Morris stained glass window in the
          Lady Chapel at Christ's Church Cathedral,
          Oxford.
1985   Ten woven wall panels
          commissioned by W.H. Smith's for the main
          distribution centre's lounge in Swindon.
1978   Five panelled tapestry
          commissioned for the Refectory, Bodington
          Hall, University of Leeds.

SELECTED BURSARY AWARDS:
1979    Royal Society of Arts: travel bursary to
           research traditional dyeing and weaving near
           Tokyo and in Kumejima, Japan.
1982    Eastern Arts: grant for research into silk
           production, dyeing and weaving in
           Kumejima, Japan.

SELECTED EDUCATION:
2005-  Norwich School of Art & Design
2007   MA in Textile Culture Distinction.

SELECTED EXHIBIITIONS:
2016   Ikat Wall Hangings
          Lythe Arts Centre, Caithness, Scotland.
2014   Cley 14
          St Margaret's Church,
          Cley-Next-the-Sea, Norfolk.
2011   Elements: The Material World
          The Forum, Norwich, Norfolk.
2010   Elements: Man and the Environment
          The Forum, Norwich, Norfolk.
2009   UK-Japan artists exchange group
          Lennox Gallery, Chelsea, London.
2009   Troika 7 (small art)
          Dragon Hall, Norwich, Norfolk.
2008   Salthouse 08
          Salthouse Church, Salthouse, Norfolk.
2006   Salthouse 06
          Salthouse Church, Salthouse, Norfolk.
2005   Designer crafts 2005
          Society of Designer Craftsmen,
          The Mall, London.
2004   Hidden Art Revealed
          Geffrye Museum, East London.
2001   The World Competition of Arts and Crafts
          Kanazawa 2001, Japan.
1999   Alison Mitchell
          Broughton House Gallery, Cambridge.
1998   Hackney Contemporaries
          The Orangery, Holland Park, London.
1997   Made in Hackney
          Brewery Arts, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
2018   The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
          No. 266. A Dyer's Art: Kumejima Tsumugi.
2017   Textile Society Newsletter No 63
          A letter from the Ryukyu Islands: Part two.
2016   Textile Society Newsletter No. 61
          A letter from the Ryukyu islands, Part one.
2004   Elle Decoration February issue
          featuring woven rugs.
1997   HANDWOVEN, U.S.A. Nov / Dec
          Traditional Textiles in Sumba A. Mitchell.
1987   Craft Australia Winter 1987/2
          Japanese Ikat A. Mitchell.
1985   Weavers Journal Vol X No.1 issue 37, (US)
          Silk making in Kumejima A. Mitchell.
1985   The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
          No. 135. Making Silk in Kumejima A. Mitchell.
1984   Weavers Journal No.130 (UK) 1984
          Kumejima Kasuri A. Mitchell.
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