BIO
Kelsey Miller 
1985 Antigua, West Indies
Lives in USA

EDUCATION
BA Studio Art, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
MFA University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (expected graduation 2018)

EXHIBITIONS
Prints That Work (Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT)
Paper in Particular (Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia, MO)
CT Printmakers Invitational (Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT)
The And Show (Knoxville, TN/Madison, WI/Iowa City, IA)
Common Elements (Deblois Gallery, Middletown, RI)
Water (Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
TA, Oxbow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI
Instructor of Record, University of CT, Storrs, CT
Intern, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY


Kelsey Miller

RESIDENCIES

The Forecast

26.06.2017 to 21.07.2017



Kelsey Miller was born on the island of Antigua and moved to the United States at the age of 10. She earned a BA in studio art from Wellesley College and is currently teaching printmaking at the University of Connecticut while pursuing her MFA.  
Informed by the human experience of place, the artist explores the apparent dichotomy of belief and fact through imagery inspired by landscape, current events, and weather. By employing the formal elements of abstraction, fragmentation, sequencing and arrangement, she aims to create work that conveys a universal or archetypal quality, inspiring viewers to reflect on the human role in the history and future of the climate.

PROJECT STATEMENT

Art that engages aspects of the environment is increasingly relevant given the recent change of leadership in the United States.  Notions of belief, denial, acceptance, hope, and fear have become a part of our current discourse; they are emotional complexities that at times seem at odds with scientific truth.  As a way to document and process the confusion of this moment, I am using Argentine and American newspapers to generate a lexicon of text and imagery that can function both as individual prints existing in traditional context, and as a group of prints—an installation that is experienced as a felt, immersive space.

Click Exhibition