Education

2016 B.A. in Studio Art, summa cum laude. Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon (Focus: Ceramics / Art History)
2015 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Maine (Focus: Baskets & Public Art / Installation)
2008 A.A. in Liberal Arts. Kauai Community College, Hawaii (Focus: Sculpture)
2002 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. (Focus: Sculpture)
2001 Santa Monica College, California. (Focus: Sculpture / Photography)

Solo Exhibitions

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

Public Art & Installation

2017 Lincoln Pier mural, Santa Monica, California
2016 Beams, River View trail at Tillamook Forest Center, Oregon
2016
Wanderers, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Oregon
2015 Shared Roots tile mural, Pacific University, Oregon

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Spring Juried Show, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, Oregon
2017 Beaver Tales, traveling benefit exhibit, Oregon
2017
Findings, Fairweather Gallery, Seaside, Oregon
2017
Washington County Plein Air, Sequoia Gallery, Hillsboro, Oregon
2016
Wanderers, Tillamook Forest Center benefit, Oregon
2016
Recent Graduates, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2015 Pacific Portraits, Pacific University Campus Library, Forest Grove, Oregon
2015
Human Body Canvas Project: Halloween Edition, Black Box Theatre at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
2015
Hallway Gallery, Warner Hall at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
2015
BLUE, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
2015
First Annual Student Art Show, Milky Way at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
2015
Faculty Select Student Show (juried), Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
2015
Pacific's Got Talent, Taylor Meade Auditorium at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
2014 accession 2014, Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
2014
POW! Art: Pastels, Oils, Watercolors, Kauai, Hawaii (4-artist collaborative exhibit)
2014
Art Kauai (juried), Kauai, Hawaii (also accepted in 2013 / 07 / 06 / 05 / 04 / 02)
2014
Kauai Society of Artists Membership Show, Kauai, Hawaii (also accepted in 2006 / 05 / 04 / 03 / 02)
2013 Kauai Society of Artists Small Works Show, Kauai, Hawaii (also accepted in 2008 / 06 / 05 / 02 / 01)
2009 The Rhythms of Nature, statewide plein air exhibition, Honolulu, Hawaii
2009
Artists of Hawaii (juried), Honolulu, Hawaii
One of eight Kauai artists included in Hawaii's largest and longest-running all-media, statewide juried exhibition
2007 Hawaii Artists annual exhibition, Bethel Street Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii
2006 Hawaii Glass Artists 5th Annual Exhibition, Honolulu, Hawaii
2006
'Aina, Kauai, Hawaii
2004 Teapot As Art, Kauai, Hawaii
2003 Group Show, Garden Island Arts Council gallery, Kauai, Hawaii
2003
Continuing the Legacy, Kauai, Hawaii
2002 The Spirit World, Kauai, Hawaii
2002
School of the Art Institute of Chicago annual invitational student exhibition, Chicago, Illinois
2002
Punahou Carnival (juried), Oahu, Hawaii

Professional Experience

2016Artist in Residence - Marjie Mabel Project, Vancouver, Washington
2015Public Art concept design and project manager - Shared Roots tile mural, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Oregon
2015
Exhibit co-curator - BLUE, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Oregon
2015
Exhibit co-curator - First Annual Student Art Show, Milky Way at Pacific University, Oregon
2015-16Student Representative - Art Department Search Committee, Pacific University, Oregon
2014Treasurer and Founding Member - Pacific University Art Club, Oregon
2009-14Exhibiting Artist - Women Artists of Kauai
2004-07President and Production Artist - Kauai Recycling for the Arts nonprofit
2002-14Grant Reporting, Graphic Design, Exhibiting Artist - Kauai Society of Artists nonprofit
2002-14Graphic Design and Exhibiting Artist - Garden Island Arts Council, Kauai nonprofit
2001-14Graphic / Web Designer - DataSpace Industries, Kauai

Awards & Honors

2018 Second Place Award - Spring Juried Show, Oregon Society of Artists
2016 Outstanding Senior Awards in Studio Art and Fine & Performing Arts, Pacific University, Oregon
2015-16 Scott / Walter Scholarship for outstanding students in the Arts
Eva C. Krebs Boxer Spirit Award for personal and academic accomplishment
Cawein Endowed Art Scholarship
Pacific University, Oregon
2014-16 Studio Art Talent Award
Founders Scholarship and Dean's List for top academic honors
Pacific University, Oregon
2015 Honorable Mentions in Ceramics and Sculpture - Pacific University Student Art Show; Forest Grove, Oregon
2014 Art in Public Places purchase award, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts - Art Kauai
2013 Art in Public Places purchase award, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts - Art Kauai
2006 Best Kauai Artist - Kauai Island News People's Choice
2005 Portraits of Hawaii Award - Art Kauai
2004 Honorable Mention - Art Kauai

Collections & Commissions

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art in Public Places collection
Kokee Museum - Hui O Laka, mural commission
Pacific University, Oregon
Private collections and commissions throughout North America

Bibliography / Media List

Maddison Kellas, "Studio art students invited to share art in Portland gallery," The Pacific Index (Forest Grove, Oregon), April 21, 2016.
Rhayn Abner, "Cawein Gallery: Art project adds beauty," The Pacific Index (Forest Grove, Oregon), October 29, 2015.
Joe Lang, "Students Give Cawein Gallery Entrance a Makeover," http://www.pacificu.edu, October 28, 2015.
"P.O.W. Art Exhibit at Kukui Grove," Kauai Midweek (Lihue, Hawaii), 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, Hawaii), August 3, 2007.
Dale Rosenfeld, "Divergence," Ho'ike Community Television (Lihue, Hawaii), August 2007.
Anne O'Malley, "Artist Miller set to unveil 'Divergence'," Kauai People (Lihue, Hawaii), 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, Hawaii), November 18, 2005, 16.
Lanaly Cabalo, "'Kauai Under Glass' opens next week," The Garden Island (Lihue, Hawaii), 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 4/2018