Education

2016 B.A. in Studio Art summa cum laude, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2008 A.A. in Liberal Arts, Kauai Community College, Lihue, HI

Awards & Honors

2019 First Place Award, Washed Up: Marine Debris Art Show, Lihue, HI
Project Grant awarded for Ghost Net Landscape, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
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 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

2020 Ghost Net Landscape, Forest Grove Public Library, OR (forthcoming)
2020
Ghost Net Landscape, Portland Community College Rock Creek campus, OR (forthcoming)
2020
Ghost Net Landscape, Five Oaks Museum, OR (forthcoming)
2019 Ghost Net Landscape, Kathrin Cawein Gallery, Forest Grove, OR
2019
Ghost Net Landscape, Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
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

2020 Sustainability Symposium, Portland Community College Cascade campus, OR
2019 Ode to the Tides, in partnership with The Wetlands Conservancy, traveling exhibit, OR
2019
For the Seventh Generation, Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
2019
A Public Treasure: Painting the Oregon Coast, Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR
    (Jurors: Erik Sandgren, artist; Tom Webb, OCCA VAC director; Sandra Roumagoux, artist)
2019
Washed Up: Marine Debris Art Show (invitational), Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2019
Picture Hillsboro, Civic Center auditorium, Hillsboro, OR
2018 Painting to Save the Trees, Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
2018
For the Seventh Generation, Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
2018
Siren Nation: Transform, Portland'5 Center for the Arts, Portland, OR
2018
Portland Plein Air, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR (Juror: Sarkis Antikajian, artist)
2018
Spring Juried Show, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR (Juror: Linda Rothchild-Ollis, artist)
2017 Beaver Tales, in partnership with The Wetlands Conservancy, traveling exhibit, OR
2016 Wanderers, Tillamook Forest Center, Tillamook, OR
2016
Recent Graduates, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
2016
Art in the Forest, Tillamook Forest Center, Tillamook, OR
2016
interconnected, Studio Art senior thesis exhibit, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, 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
BLUE, Cawein Gallery 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, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI (Juror: Rich Richardson, Executive Director of Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts and The ARTS at Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI)
2014
POW! Art: Pastels, Oils, Watercolors, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2013 Art Kauai, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI (Juror: Ray Freeman, President, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA)
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 Art Kauai, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI (Juror: Gregg Hertzlieb, Director/Curator, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN)
2007
Hawaii Artists, Bethel Street Gallery, Honolulu, HI
2006 Art Kauai, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI (Juror: Michael Rooks, Curator, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI)
2006
Hawaii Glass Artists 5th Annual Exhibition, Honolulu, HI
2006
'Aina, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2005 Art Kauai, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI (Juror: Chris Kahler, Professor, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL)
2004 Art Kauai, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI (Jurors: Waileia Roster, Cade Roster, and Ryan Higa, co-owners of Workspace Gallery, Honolulu, HI)
2004
Teapot As Art, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2003 Continuing the Legacy, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI
2002 Art Kauai, Kukui Grove Exhibition Hall, Lihue, HI (Juror: Vicky Clark, Independent Curator and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA)
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

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

2020Artist in Residence, The Float Shoppe, Portland, OR
2016Artist in Residence, Marjie Mabel Project, Vancouver, WA
2015Concept and Project Manager, Shared Roots tile mural, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
Exhibit co-curator, BLUE, Cawein Gallery at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015
Exhibit co-curator, First Annual Student Art Show, Milky Way at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2015-16Student Representative, Art Department Search Committee, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2014Treasurer and founding member, Pacific University Art Club, Forest Grove, OR
2004-07President and production artist, Kauai Recycling for the Arts, Lihue, HI

Bibliography / Media List

Quint Iverson, "Ghost Net Exhibit raises plastic waste awareness," The Pacific Index (Forest Grove, OR), November 7, 2019. 7.
Max Egener, "Interactive art exhibit at Pacific University uses ocean debris," Forest Grove News Times, October 9, 2019. A1,A12.
Marney Wilson, "July Featured Artist: Emily Miller," Perks of Art, www.perksofart.com, June 25, 2019.
Lynsey Christensen, "Ghost Net Landscape: Interactive Installation," Modern Macrame, www.modernmacrame.com, June 14, 2019.
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 2/2020