Ryan Miller

  • Director, H. F. Johnson Art Gallery; Associate Professor, Art
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    Ryan Peter Miller is a conceptual painter based out of Chicago, IL. 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 artist 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. Miller is a contributing editor for the Bad @ Sports podcast and Bad @ Sports Center radio program on WLPN-LP 105.5 FM Lumpen Radio. To learn more about Miller’s work, visit his website at www.ryanpetermiller.com or his Instagram page.

    • M.F.A. — Arizona State University (Painting focus)
    • B.F.A. — University of Georgia (Drawing and painting focus)
    • ART 1070 FOUNDATIONS, SURFACE: Images + Design
    • ART 2000 Drawing I
    • ART 2210 Oil Painting
    • ART 2220 Acrylic Painting
    • ART 2230 Watercolor Painting
    • ART 2600 Sophomore Seminar in Studio Art
    •  ART 3000 Advanced Drawing
    • ART 3010 Illustration
    • ART 3200 Advanced Painting
    • ART 4000 Senior Seminar in Studio Art

    Drawing, painting, illustration, public/installation art, performance art, intervention art.

    • 2021 A Field Guide to the Outstanding, a:c Press
    • 2018 Two Virtuous Sisters, Dana Bassett, Independent Publication
    • 2016 Appetite For Destruction, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
    • 2002 New American Paintings, Issue 40
    • 2002 The International Economy, Fall Issue

    Selected Exhibitions

    • 2020 Artists Run Chicago 2.0, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
    • 2020 Exhibitionisms, TIger Strikes Asteroid, Chicago, IL
    • 2019 High Concept Labs Hideout Residency, The Hideout, Chicago, IL
    • 2018 HPAC Gala, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

    Solo Exhibitions

    • 2014 Painthings, University of Wisconsin Fond du Lac, WI
    • 2012 The Problem with Pigment, Purdue University, Reuff Gallery, West Lafayette, IN
    • 2011 Mark Making, Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ