Born in the North of England, currently living and working in Tokyo.
Prof. Michael W. Miller began his career as an actor, age 16, with the National Youth Theatre in a production of Antony and Cleopatra at the Old Vic with Helen Mirren in the role of Cleopatra.“Wilf Tilley”, a combination of parental names, was part-adopted for a first solo exhibition at the AIR Gallery, London when he was 27. Wilf has held eight solo exhibitions including a first retrospective in Japan, “The Neuro-mytheologian And Other Works” in 2003. In 2015 he was shortlisted for the “Impress Prize for New Writers” and in November/December 2017 held a second retrospective at the Frederick Harris Gallery, Tokyo. Aside from painted portraits, Wilf is now working on a digital series, “in silico” that looks at the psychology of memory and fabulation.