Education

2016 BA in Studio Art summa cum laude, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2008 AA in Liberal Arts, Kauai Community College, Lihue, HI
2002 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2001 Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

Awards & Honors

2018 Quick Draw People's Choice Award, Beaverton Arts Mix, Beaverton, OR
Purchase Award, City of Beaverton, Beaverton Arts Mix, Beaverton, OR
Purchase Award, City of Hillsboro, Washington County Plein Air, Hillsboro, OR
Professional Development Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
Second Place Award, Spring Juried Show, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR
2016 Artist in Residence, Marjie Mabel Project, Vancouver, WA
Outstanding Senior in Studio Art, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Outstanding Senior in Fine & Performing Arts, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015-16 Scott / Walter Scholarship for outstanding students in the Arts, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Eva C. Krebs Boxer Spirit Award, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Cawein Endowed Art Scholarship, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2014-16 Studio Art Talent Award, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Founders Scholarship and Dean's List, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015 Honorable Mention in Ceramics, Pacific University Student Art Show, Forest Grove, OR
Honorable Mention in Sculpture, Pacific University Student Art Show, Forest Grove, OR
2014 Purchase Award, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art Kauai, Lihue, HI
2013 Purchase Award, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art Kauai, Lihue, HI
2006 Best Kauai Artist, Kauai Island News People's Choice, Lihue, HI
2005 Portraits of Hawaii Award, Art Kauai, Lihue, HI
2004 Honorable Mention, Art Kauai, Lihue, HI

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Here & Now, Local Discoveries, Portland, OR
2018
Night Sea, Georgie's Ceramic & Clay Gallery, Portland, OR
2017 Water & Form: Clay, Fiber, and Encaustic, 510 Museum & ArtSpace, Lake Oswego, OR
2016 Artist of the Month, Bethany Frame Central, Beaverton, OR
2012 Stopping Time: Plein Air Watercolors, Alley Kat Art, Kapaa, HI
2007 Divergence, Kauai Museum Mezzanine Gallery, Lihue, HI
2005 Kauai Under Glass: New Works in Watercolor and Pastel, Two-Person Show at Kauai Museum, Lihue, HI

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Painting to Save the Trees, Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
2018
For the Seventh Generation, Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
2018
Washington County Plein Air, Sequoia Gallery, Hillsboro, OR
2018
Portland Plein Air, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR (Juror: Sarkis Antikajian, artist)
2018
Oregon Lavender Festival, Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg, OR
2018
Chronicle: Plein Air, 510 Museum & ARTspace, Lake Oswego, OR
2018
Water, Weather, Wind & Rain, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR
2018
Spring Juried Show, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR (Juror: Linda Rothchild-Ollis, artist)
2017 Beaver Tales, traveling benefit exhibit, OR
2017
Findings, Fairweather Gallery, Seaside, OR
2017
Washington County Plein Air, Sequoia Gallery, Hillsboro, OR
2016
Wanderers, Tillamook Forest Center, Tillamook, OR
2016
Recent Graduates, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 Pacific Portraits, Pacific University Campus Library, Forest Grove, OR
2015
Human Body Canvas Project: Halloween Edition, Black Box Theatre at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
Hallway Gallery, Warner Hall at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
BLUE, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
First Annual Student Art Show, Milky Way at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
Faculty Select Student Show, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
Pacific's Got Talent, Taylor Meade Auditorium at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2014 accession 2014, Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI
2014
Art Kauai juried show, Kauai, HI (also accepted in 2013 / 07 / 06 / 05 / 04 / 02)
2014
POW! Art: Pastels, Oils, Watercolors, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2014
Kauai Society of Artists Membership Show, Kauai, HI (also accepted in 2006 / 05 / 04 / 03 / 02)
2013 Kauai Society of Artists Small Works Show, Kauai, HI (also accepted in 2008 / 06 / 05 / 02 / 01)
2009 The Rhythms of Nature, Pauahi Tower, Honolulu, HI
2009
Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
    (Juror: Laura Hoptman, Curator, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY)
2007 Hawaii Artists, Bethel Street Gallery, Honolulu, HI
2006 Hawaii Glass Artists 5th Annual Exhibition, Honolulu, HI
2006
'Aina, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2004 Teapot As Art, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2003 Group Show, Garden Island Arts Council gallery, Kauai, HI
2003
Continuing the Legacy, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2002 The Spirit World, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2002
Early College Program Summer Institute Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2002
Punahou Carnival, Honolulu, HI

Collections & Commissions

City of Hillsboro, OR
City of Beaverton, OR
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, HI
Hui O Laka / Koke'e Museum, Kekaha, HI
Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

Professional Experience

2018Watercolor Society of Oregon, member artist
2015
Oregon Society of Artists, member artist
2015Shared Roots, Concept and Project Manager for collaborative public tile mural, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
BLUE, Co-curator, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
First Annual Student Art Show, Co-curator, Milky Way at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015-16Art Department Search Committee, Student Representative, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2014Pacific University Art Club, Treasurer and founding member, Forest Grove, OR
2009-14Women Artists of Kauai, member artist
2004-07Kauai Recycling for the Arts, Board President and production artist, Lihue, HI
2002-14Kauai Society of Artists, member artist, grant reporting, graphic design, Lihue, HI
2002-14Garden Island Arts Council, member artist, graphic design, Lihue, HI
2001-14DataSpace Industries, Graphic Designer, Lihue, HI

Bibliography / Media List

Cindy Dauer, "Artist Emily Miller explores nature and the unknown," Tualatin Valley Creates, www.tvcreates.org, March 27, 2018.
Maddison Kellas, "Studio art students invited to share art in Portland gallery," The Pacific Index (Forest Grove, OR), April 21, 2016.
Rhayn Abner, "Cawein Gallery: Art project adds beauty," The Pacific Index (Forest Grove, OR), October 29, 2015.
Joe Lang, "Students Give Cawein Gallery Entrance a Makeover," Pacific University, www.pacificu.edu, October 28, 2015.
"P.O.W. Art Exhibit at Kukui Grove," Kauai Midweek (Lihue, HI), January 22, 2014.
Todd A. Vines, "Emily Miller," Essential Kauai, September/October 2007, 15.
"Divergence," Inspiration Journal, Issue 27 September/October 2007, 46.
Keya Keita, "Presenting Emily Miller's 'Divergence'," The Garden Island (Lihue, HI), August 3, 2007.
Dale Rosenfeld, "Divergence," Ho'ike Community Television (Lihue, HI), August 2007.
Anne O'Malley, "Artist Miller set to unveil 'Divergence'," Kauai People (Lihue, HI), August 1-7, 2007, 13.
Todd A. Vines, "Artists Under Glass - Helen Turner and Emily Miller," Essential Kauai, December 5-18, 2005, 18.
"'Kauai Under Glass' now on display," Kauai Island News (Lihue, HI), November 18, 2005, 16.
Lanaly Cabalo, "'Kauai Under Glass' opens next week," The Garden Island (Lihue, HI), November 11, 2005.
Anne O'Malley, "Welding Women - and a Couple of Men," ARTS: A Publication of the Garden Island Arts Council, Volume 18 No. 1 March 2004, 7.

Gallery Affiliation


Updated 12/2018