Born in Evanston, Illinois

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION

  • 2001

    MFA, Painting, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

  • 1996

    BFA, Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2017

    The Brightsiders, curated by Adam D. Miller, Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA

    Small-Scale Painting, COUNTY, Palm Beach, FL

  • 2016

    We Like Explosions, The Pit, Los Angles, CA

    Alice Könitz’ Display System #4, Eastern Star Gallery, The Archer School, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2015

    Plainly to Propound, GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA

    Made by Hand, curated by Heather Brown, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2014

    NOW-ism: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH 

    Pictures of Everything, curated by Dion Johnson, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

  • 2013

    Abstraction (Sound and Vision), curated by Joey Kötting, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield, CA

    “six memos for the next…”, curated by Tilo Schulz and Jorge van den Berg, Magazin 4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

    Painting in Place, curated by Shamim M. Momin, organized by LAND, Farmer’s and Merchant’s Bank, Los Angeles, CA

    Allison Miller : Stacy Fisher, Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
    Ma Prochaine Vie, Courtesy Gallery, curated by Isabelle Le Normand, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2012

    Made in L.A. 2012, Hammer Museum in collaboration with LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)

    This Was Funny Yesterday, CCS Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

    Stone Gravy, curated by David Pagel, Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe, New York, NY (cat.)

    Hot Paint, Weekend, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2011

    California Abstract Painting – 1952-2011, curated by James Hayward, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

    Teasers: Selected Works from the Pizzuti Collection by Women Artists, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

    To Live and Paint in LA, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

    Plain Brown Wrapper, curated by Molly Larkey, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

    Works of Paper, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

    softcore HARD EDGE, curated by David Pagel and Marianne Elder, the Art Gallery of Calgary,
    traveling to the East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

    Immanent Domain – Part One and Two, curated by Allen Tombello, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2010

    New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000 – 2010, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

    Artificial Paradises, curated by Sarah Jane Bruce, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

    Meet Me Inside, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

  • 2009

    Joe Bradley, Mario Correa, Allison Miller and Alex Olson, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

    Tony Feher, Allison Miller and Mitzi Pederson, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

    Tables and Chairs, curated by Jedediah Caesar and Shana Lutker, DʼAmelio Terras, New York, NY

    A Modernist Vernacular, Espasso, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2008

    LA Now, curated by David Pagel, Las Vegas Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV (cat.)

    Weekend Warrior, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA

    Circle Jerks, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA, initiated by Brett Cody Rogers and Max Lesser

  • 2007

    Something About Mary, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

  • 2006

    25 Bold Moves, curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala, House of Campari, Venice, CA

  • 2002

    With Pleasure, Wickedness and Finesse, The Basement, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2001

    Calʼs Art, Sampling California Painting, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX

  • 2000

    The Big One, Welsh-Beck Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

PROJECTS

  • 2015

    Works on Paper & Monoprint Series, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

  • 2013

    Lithograph Edition & Monoprint Series, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

  • 2017

    Frederick Hammersley Visiting Artist Fellowship, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • 2015

    Anderson Ranch Arts Center Residency, Snowmass, CO

  • 2014

    Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
    (Including residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA)

  • 2010

    Anderson Ranch Arts Center Residency, Snowmass, CO

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2009

    Painting Abstraction: New Elements In Abstract Painting, by Bob Nickas, Phaidon Press

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • 2017

    Poindexter, Kathryn, “Allison Miller”, Artillery Magazine, January/February, pp. 53-54

  • 2016

    Pagel, David, “Allison Miller, Familiar Sensation”, Gallery Magazine, Issue 214, September 2016, pp. 23-31

    Gerwin, Daniel, “Clunky Beauty – Allison Miller at The Pit”, Los Angeles Review of Books Blog, December 16

    Pagel, David, “What to see in LA galleries”, Los Angeles Times, December 2

    Wagley, Catherine, “The Female Cool School”, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, Issue 6, pp. 12-17

    Yau, John, “The Center Does Not Have To Hold: Allison Miller’s Recent Paintings”, Hyperallergic, January 24

    Pagel, David, “Apartment stairwell turned into public art gallery..”, Los Angeles Times, January 2, pp. E1, E5

    Wagley, Catherine, “Bernhardt Over Los Angeles”, Art Los Angeles Reader No. 2, pp. 6-7

    Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “Regarding Allison Miller’s new paintings and drawings..”, Speeds catalog, pp. 2-5

  • 2015

    Stevenson, Jonathan, “Miracle on 24th Street”, Two Coats of Paint, December 23

  • 2013

    Butler, Sharon, “Allison Miller’s Dirty Paintings and Clumsy Relationships”, Two Coats of Paint, September 22

    Hoelscher, Jason, “Pattern and Deregulation: Beauty and Non-Order in Contemporary Painting”, ArtPulse, No. 17, Vol. 5, pp. 22-25

    Yau, John, “What Doesn’t Add Up Adds Up to Allison Miller’s New Paintings”, Hyperallergic, September 29

  • 2012

    Mueller, Kurt, “Allison Miller”, Made in L.A. 2012 exhibition catalogue, p. 265, illus. pp. 279-282

    Kalina, Richard, “The Four Corners of Painting”, The Brooklyn Rail, December 10
    French, Christopher, “Stone Gravy”, ARTnews, October, p. 102

    “50 Next Most Collectable Artists”, Art + Auction, June, pp. 98-113, illus. p.107
    Yau, John, “Ways to Proceed”, Hyperallergic, March 3

    Pagel, David, “Allison Miller”, Stone Gravy exhibition catalogue, pp. 28-31

    Harnish, Tracey, “10 Questions for Allison Miller”, The Huffington Post, April 2

    Allen, Emma, “Uncanny Abstraction”, Modern Painters, February, p. 17

  • 2011

    Wood, Eve, “Allison Miller”, Flash Art, July – September, p. 108

    Wood, Eve, “Criticsʼ Picks”, Artillery, July/August, p. 26

    Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “Allison Millerʼs Visceral Idiosyncrasy”, ArtSlant, May 9

    Pagel, David & Elder, Marianne, softcore HARD EDGE exhibition catalogue, illus. pp. 51-54

  • 2009

    Nickas, Bob, “Allison Miller”, Painting Abstraction: New Elements In Abstract Painting, Phaidon Press, pp. 138-141

  • 2008

    Pagel, David, “Holding it Together, or Putting the Pieces Back into Place”, L.A. Now exhibition catalogue, pp. 48-50, illus. pp. 56-57

  • 2007

    Lupo, Nancy, “Allison Miller”, ArtSlant, October 20

    Khastoo, Leila, “Allison Miller”, artkrush, October 3

    Balaschak, Chris, “Allison Miller”, frieze, September 8

    Pagel, David, “Keeping her new works in line”, Los Angeles Times, September 28, p. E19

  • 2006

    Holte, Michael Ned, “Allison Miller”, Artforum, October, pp. 272-273

    Roth, Charlene, “Allison Miller at ACME.”, Artweek, October, pp.16-17

    Pagel, David, “Painting a la sculpting, drafting”, Los Angeles Times, August 4, pp. E28-E29

LECTURES AND PANELS

  • 2017

    Frederick Hammersley Visiting Artist Lecture, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • 2016

    Visiting Artist, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

    Visiting Lecturer, Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA

  • 2015

    Visiting Artist, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

    Guest Lecturer, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

    Visiting Artist, University of California, Riverside, CA

    Visiting Artist, Miami University, Oxford, OH
    Visiting Artist, Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA

  • 2014

    Guest Lecturer, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

    Guest Lecturer, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2013

    Guest Lecturer, California State University, Bakersfield, CA

    Visiting Artist, University of California, Irvine, CA

    Guest Lecturer, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

    Visiting Artist, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • 2012

    Guest Lecturer, California State University, Fullerton, CA

    Visiting Artist, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

    Guest Lecturer, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

    Visiting Artist, Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA

  • 2011

    Guest Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

    Guest Lecturer, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

    Panel/Guest Lecturer, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

    Visiting Artist, Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA

  • 2010

    Guest Lecturer, Pomona College, Pomona, CA

    Visiting Artist, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

    Guest Lecturer, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

    Visiting Artist, University of California, San Diego, CA

    Visiting Artist, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

    Visiting Artist, Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA

  • 2007

    Guest Lecturer, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • Vassar College

    Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

    The West Collection, Oaks, PA

    The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

    UBS Art Collection