ABBIE MILLER 

12655 SE 26th Ave

Milwaukie, OR 97222

307.760.5035

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EDUCATION 

MFA, Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 2007 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2005 

BFA, Minor Apparel Construction, University of Wyoming, 2004 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 

SOLO

Wearable Geometries and Other Idealisms, MatterHouse Design Studio, Jackson, WY 2017

Exit Strategies, Missoula Museum of Art, Missoula, MT, 2016 

Zipped, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY, 2012

Made Unmade, Factory Studios, Jackson, WY, 2010

Tender: Render, Teton Art Lab, Jackson, WY, 2008 

What She Gives Up, Craft Gallery, Jackson, WY, 2004 

Contextures, Treva Design Studio, Laramie, WY, 2002 

 

GROUP 

The Inside is the Outside, 2 Person Exhibition, Gallery 1122, Portland, OR, 2018

Periphery, LWD, Portland Design Week, Olympia Mills Building, Portland OR, 2017

Extreme Fibers:Textile Icons and the New Edge, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI, 2015

Extending the Line, IDEA Space, Colorado Springs, CO, 2015 

New Directions, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2014

American Academy of Arts and Letters Select, New York, NY, 2014

Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, 2014

Face Melt, Circuit 12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX, 2014

Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 2013

Wyoming Arts Council Biennial, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY, 2013 

Wyoming Art Review, Select, Art Association, Jackson, WY, 2013

In the Grey, Lines Gallery, Jackson, WY 2011

Catapult, Portland Fashion Week, Igor Industrial Shipyard, Portland, OR, 2011

Wyoming Arts Council Biennial, Art Association, Jackson WY, 2011

Clad: Art+Cloth+Street, Factory Studio Jackson, WY, 2011

Bath, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, 2010

Super Volcano, Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY 2009

Larger Than Life, Center for the Arts, Jackson WY 2009

Centrifugal Force, Detroit Industrial Projects, Detroit, MI, 2008 

Intimate Abstract, BOLM, Austin, TX, 2008

Hot House, Expanding the Field of Fiber 1971-2007, Select, Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA, 2008

Hot House, Expanding the Field of Fiber, 1971-2007, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2007

With What We Can Carry, Annex Art Center, Toronto, Canada, 2007

XChange, Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2006

On Your Remark, Destination 1111 Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI 2006

 

WORK AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

Panelist, Intro to Product Design, Masters in Sports Product Management, University of Oregon, 2018

MFA Committee Member, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, 2017-2018

Freelance Stylist, 2013-Current

Clients include Timbuk2, Pendelton, Acorn, Espirit, Wrangler, Aeropostle, Bonobos

Fiber Instructor, Art Association, Jackson, WY 2015

Contract Designer, Yellow Berry Company, Jackson, WY, 2014

Project Developer, Bland Hoke Design LLC, New York, NY, 2014

Lead Juror, Art Initiative, Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY, 2014

Fashion Designer/Owner, AM Renegade Studio, Jackson, WY, 2010-2013 

Art Columnist, JH Weekly, Jackson WY, 2012-13

Fiber Instructor, Art Association, Jackson, WY, 2009-2010 

Costume Designer, Dancers Workshop, Jackson, WY, 2009 

Visiting Artist Instructor, Jackson Hole High School, Jackson, WY, 2008 

Fiber Instructor, Cranbrook Summer Art Institute, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2007 

Assistant, Exhibitions Preparatory, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2006-2007 

Instructor, Children’s Afternoon Art Course, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY 2003

 

LECTURES  AND PRESENTATIONS

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Experimental Fashion, OCAC, 2018

Panelist, LWD, Design Week, Portland, OR, 2017

Artist Lecture, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT, 2017

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Dinner With the Director, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT, 2016

Artist Lecture, Idea Space, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, 2015

Artist Lecture, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 2013

Lecturer, New Frontier: Re-Imagining the Old West, Culture Front, Jackson, WY, 2013

Artist Lecture, Nicolayson Museum of Art, Casper, WY, 2012

Lecturer, Art+Cloth+Street, Teton Art Lab, Jackson, WY 2012

Lecturer, Creative Risk, Culture Front, Jackson, WY 2012

Lecturer, Art and the Street, Center for the Arts, Jackson WY, 2011 

 

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS & RESIDENCIES

Community Supported Arts Award, Jackson, WY, 2015

Metcalf Award in Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, 2014

Purchase Award, Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, 2014

Finalist, Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, 2013

Wyoming Arts Council Fellowship, 2013

Nominee, USA Grant, 2012

Residency, Teton Art Lab, Jackson WY,  2010-2012

Honorable Mention, Wyoming Arts Fellowship, 2011 

Merit Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 2006

Art Scholarship, University of Wyoming, 2004 

Four Year, County Commissioner Scholarship, University of Wyoming, 1999

 

COLLECTIONS 

Contemporary Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland OR

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AR 

 

PUBLICATIONS/REVIEWS

Art Ltd, Nov/Dec 2013; Report: Portland, Richard Speer, 2013

Homestead, Western+ Contemporary Unite, Pulse, Tammy Christel, 2013

Homestead, Western+ Contemporary Unite, Design Picks, Nona Yehia, 2013

Caldera Culture Review, The Sharpe Edge of Emptiness, Meg Daly, 2013

http://www.imrevolting.net/tag/soft-sculpture/

https://.newcriterion.com/articles.cfm/Galler-Chronicle-7877

http://www.arteidolia.com/academy-invitaion-christine-hughes/

http://www.portland artmuseum.org/cnaa2013

http://www.thereargaurd.org/portland-art-museum-hosts-2013-contmeporary-northwest-art-awrds/