Mimei Thompson studied at Glasgow School of Art, Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art. She was selected for Jerwood Contemporary Painters and the Marmite Painting Prize. Three of her works were bought for the Arts Council England Collection in 2013.
Mimei has had solo shows at Art First Projects, London in 2013, Trade Gallery, Nottingham, 2014, and next year will have a solo show at Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow. Recent group shows include exhibitions in Brussells, Los Angeles, London and Glasgow. She lives and works in London.