2005 MFA—Drawing & Painting, Department of Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

1999 BFA—Painting, With Honors, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Upcoming Exhibitions

11/01 title TBD, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME

09/16 title TBD, The Pitch Project, Milwaukee, WI

08/31 title TBD, Title TBD, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO

05/26 A Tiny Rivulet in the Distant Forest, ArtStart, Rhinelander, WI

Solo Exhibitions

, 2016 Miasmatic Filigree, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD

2014 Egregious Feng Shui, Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI

2013 Invasive Adornment, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, NC

2012 Recombinant Militance, Pop-Up Art Loop, Chicago, IL

2012 Histrionic Malfeasance, Gatewood Gallery, UNC Greensboro, NC

2012 Recalcitrant Mimesis, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

2011 Ornamental Invasion, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2011 Repetitive Deception Scheme, Haas Gallery of Art, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA

2011 Ornamental Transgression (revisited), Walker Shop, Walker Art Center

2011 Picturesque Evacuation Ploy, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

2011 Shaping Space, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA

2011 Capricious Eradication Prototype, Louisiana Tech, Ruston, LA

2011 Nefarious Hybrid, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

2011 Illusive Insurgency, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010 Exponential Growth, Sister Rosaire Gallery, St. Mary’s College, South Bend, IN

2009 Cataclysmic Rescue Mission, Harcourt House Arts Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, CAN

2008 Self-Sustaining Debacle, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

2008 Techno Deluge, Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario, CAN

2008 Resplendent Reconnaissance, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

2006 Ostentatious Onslaught, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO

2006 Impudent Instant Message, Gould Library, Carleton College, Northfield, MN

2005 Home-Grown Invasion, Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN

2005 Systemic Attack, Franklin Art Works, Project Space, Minneapolis, MN

2005 Systemic Detour, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2004 Serendipitous Hybrid, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

2004 The Failure of an Eloquent Defense, Christensen Center Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Group Exhibitions

2013 String/Felt/Theory, MMAA Project Space, St. Paul, MN

2013 Chroma, UICA, Grand Rapids, MI

2013 SITE, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

2013 Echo Sounding, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012 Role/Play, Kendall College of Art & Design, Grand Rapids, MI

2012 You Complete Me, University of Minnesota—Morris

2012 2011/12 McKnight Visual Artists Exhibition, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2012 Abstract Fiction, University of Wisconsin-Milwuakee, Union Art Gallery

2010 Systematizing, Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

2010 Systematics, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

2010 Vertical Currency: Five Years of Emerging Artists, RAC, Rochester, MN

2010 Constant Sorting, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI

2010 Off the Wall, Form + Content, Minneapolis, MN

2009 ArtsMN: The Precious Object, Cargill Gallery, Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis, MN

2009 Miller/Roby/Ullanderson, Sellout Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2008 Jerome Fellows 2007—08, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2008 Latitude, NYCAMS Gallery, New York, NY

2007 Urban Fabric, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis, MN

2007 Artist Initiative Grant Exhibition, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN

2007 Latitude, Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK

2007 Mary Day, Susan Knight, and Liz Miller, BC Projects, Omaha, NE

2007 Environments of Invention, Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minneapolis, MN

2006 8x8x8: LON/MSP/NYC, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2006 Perform/Install, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

2004 Trickle Down, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT

2004 Proliferate: Drawing in Space, Accumulating in Time, Foster Gallery, Eau Claire, WI

2004 Box Fresh, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2004 Untitled III, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

1999 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Awards and Honors


McKnight Professional Development Grant, Forecast Public Art


Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board


Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant


McKnight Artist Fellowship for Visual Artists


Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board


MCAD/Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists


Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board


2013 Illinois State University Visiting Artist Program

2012 Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

2007 Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

Selected Bibliography


Rice, Amy. Playing with Stencils: Exploring Repetition, Pattern, and Personal Designs.pp 118-119.

“Co-opting Form: An Interview with Liz Miller.” Daily Serving. Feb. 18.


“Liz Miller Expands on Still’s Vocabulary,” Huffington Post, Jan. 30.

Smith, Emily. “Picturesque Evacuation Ploy.” Redux Contemporary Art Center (exhibition catalogue essay)

Goebel, Leanne Haase. Recalcitrant Mimesis, David B. Smith Gallery (exhibition essay)


Atkins, Christopher. “Ornamental Invasion: Liz Miller.” Minneapolis Institute of Arts (exhibition essay)


Clarke, Bill. Techno Deluge, Mercer Union (exhibition essay)

Aldarondo, Cecilia. Jerome Fellows 2008-09, MCAD Gallery (exhibition essay)

Nature: Inspiration for Art & Design. Barcelona: Monsa. 2008.

Abbe, Mary. “Midterm Report.” Minneapolis Star Tribune. Oct. 10, 2008.

Klefstad, Ann. “Assessing the 2007-2008 MCAD/Jerome Fellows.” mnartists.. Oct. 13, 2008.


Coomer, Martin. “Latitude.” Time Out London. Jan 31-Feb.6, 2007, p 45.

Tactile: High Touch Visuals.M Ed. R Klanten, S. Ehmann, M. Huebner. Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag.

Klefstad, Ann. “Our Invented World(s). Mn Arts Weekly 1.2.


DeLand, Lauren. “8 x 8 x 8 at the Soap Factory…”, Review. September 2006, pp. 64-67.

New American Paintings: Juried-Exhibition-in-Print, No. 65., pp. 94-97,“Juror’s Comments.”

Rivers, Karen. “Mixing Media...”, South Bend Tribune. July 23, 2006.

Argintineau, Judy. “Exponential Expressions”, Minneapolis Star Tribune May 7, 2006, p. F2.

Fallon, Michael. “Liz Miller at Franklin Art Works.” Art in America. Feb. 2006. pp.138-139.