Ryan Miller

  • Director, H. F. Johnson Art Gallery; Assistant Professor of Art
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    Johnson Arts Center 221

    Ryan Peter Miller is a conceptual painter based out of Chicago, IL. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Georgia in drawing and painting, and a Master of Fine Arts from Arizona State University in drawing and painting. As Gallery Director of the H.F. Johnson Gallery, his curatorial presentations are artist forward, and focus on innovative and interdisciplinary practices. Prof. Miller is a contributing editor for the Bad @ Sports podcast and Bad @ Sportscenter radio program on WLPN-LP 105.5 FM Lumpen Radio.

    Prof. Miller’s work has been featured in solo exhibitions at Purdue University, Phoenix, AZ’s Eye Lounge, and the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. In addition to his own painting practice, he has an ongoing collaborative partnership with colleague Marco Rosichelli, under the name Llaboratory Co., through which their expanded practice includes sculpture, photography, video, web, and curatorial projects. Miller has exhibited internationally, including Los Angeles, Berlin, and Beijing, and has shown regionally at Chicago Artist’s Coalition, MDW Fair, Art Expo, and a collaborative performance at the MCA. He has completed residencies at Free Arts Center, Wassaic Artists’ Residency, and Vermont Studio Center and was selected as a sponsored artist for Chicago’s High Concept Labs.

    • B.F.A. — Drawing and Painting, University of Georgia
    • M.F.A. —  Drawing and Painting, Arizona State University
    • F16 Drawing 1 (ART 2000)
    • F16 Advanced Drawing and Painting (ART 3000/3200)
    • S16 Oil Painting (ART 2210)
    • S16 Sophomore Seminar (ART 2600)

    “My art practice focuses on contemporary applications of paint that include sculpture and performance, as well as a collaborative art practice that concentrates on institutional critique across a diverse range of media.”