Katie Miller


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Born 1984, New Hampshire, USA
Lives and Works in Maryland, USA


2011MFA, Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD
2007BFA, Painting, Minor in art history, Magna Cum Laude, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2006The International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture. Montecastello di Vibio, Italy      


2014Enduring, Connersmith, Washington, DC  

Katie Miller, (e)merge art fair, Connersmith, Washington, DC 
2011The Fancy of Babes, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC

InFancy, MFA Thesis Exhibit, Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD [catalog]


2022-2023The Way I’m Wired: Artist Reflections on Neurodiversity, WCU Fine Art Museum, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
2018Extravagant Visions, Extraordinary Imaginings, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

WTF, Art Palm Beach International, Poets/Artists Magazine and Sirona Fine Art, West Palm Beach, FL [catalog]
2017Best Medicine: Art, Humor, Healing, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC
Artists for Truth, Spacecamp, Baltimore, MD
Attention to Detail, Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC
2015-2019Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art, 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, NC and Cincinnati, OH

Monolithic, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2013-2015Dis-semblance: Projecting and Perceiving Identity, 21c Museum Hotel, Cincinnati, OH and Bentonville, AR
2012Volta 8 Basel, Conner Contemporary Art, Basel, Switzerland
2011Pulse Miami, Conner Contemporary Art, Miami FL

(e)merge art fair, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC
2010Academy 2010, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC
2009MFA First-Year Show, Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
The Armory Show, International Fair of New Art, Pier 94, New York, NY
Shades of Pastel, Maryland Pastel Society, Bethesda, MD
2008Derivative Composition, The John. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C  [catalog]
Biennial: Contemporary American Realism, Fort Wayne, IN. [catalog]

Arts Council @ GRACE 2008, Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA
2007Rhythm and Blue, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
2006Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Driving Force, Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Laband Art Gallery,
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA; Arts for All Gallery, Atlanta Georgia
Dwell, Bond, Connect, Gallery Imperato, Baltimore, MD
Final Show, International School of Art, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy
Observations, Fox 2 Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2005Provocative Portraits (two person-show), Gallery at Monkton, Monkton, MD
Driving Force, Harrison Centre for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN; Scurry County Museum,
Western Texas College, Snyder, TX; J. Wayne Stark Galleries, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; The Yager Museum, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
2004Driving Force, Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington, D.C. [catalog]
Foundation Exhibition, Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
The Good and Evil Show, 20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA


2022“Exhibit on brain’s wiring, artistic ability at WCU Fine Arts Museum,” The Biltmore Beacon, September 1, 2022
“Exhibition Explores Neurodiversity,” The Silva Herald, August 31, 2022
2018O’Hern, John, “In Her Eyes – Collector’s Focus: Women Artists,” American Art Collector, Issue 149, March 2018
Ruth, Kimberly, “Katie Miller,” Art Uncovered Podcast, BTRtoday, February 27, 2018
2017Menendez, Didi, Poets/Artists, WTF at Art Palm Beach catalog
Menendez, Didi and Kloosterboer, Lorena. PoetsArtists, The New Feminists, Issue 84,  May 3, 2017
Brown, Lauren Aguilera, “14 Zealous Artists on International Women’s Day,” Zealous.com, March 8, 2017
2014Griffin Art Prize USA 2014 Award Announcement, Juxtapoz.com, August 7, 2014
Ober, Cara and Chen, Si. “Enduring: The Paintings of Katie Miller,” bmoreart.com, May 18, 2014
Magner, Jim. “Artist Portrait: Katie Miller,” The Hill Rag, May 2014
Jenkins, Mark. “Galleries: ‘Alive and Present, ‘Enduring’,” The Washington Post, May 16, 2014
Landau, Lauren. “Art Beat with Lauren Landau,” WAMU 88.5, April 16, 2014
Where Magazine, Juxtaposed: “Enduring” and “Alive and Present,” April 2014
Zevitas, Steven. “Must See Painting Shows: April,” New American Paintings Blog, April 2014
O’Sullivan, Michael. “Gallery Opening of the Week,” The Washington Post, April 11, 2014
Jacobson, Louise. “Alive and Present at Connersmith,” Washington City Paper, April 11, 2014
Capps, Kriston, “State of the Arts: 2014 Spring Preview, ‘Enduring: Figurative Paintings Explore
Troubling Waters’,” Washington City Paper, February 14, 2014
DC Modern Luxury, “Best of the City: TOP FIVE: Hot Artists to Buy Right Now, January 2014
2013Steele, Marlene. “Dis-semblance: Projecting and Perceiving Identity,” ÆQAI, September 22, 2013
Boyd, Betsy. “Baltimore’s Got Talent: Maryland State Arts Council Honors 87” Baltimore     
Fishbowl, March 22, 2013
2012Hi Class Living, cover art, July – August 2012
2011New American Paintings. No. 94, Southern Edition, June/July 2011
Marech, Rona. “Fred Ognibene, D.C. art collector: ‘He buys what he loves, but there’s a vision,”
The Washington Post, September 2, 2011
O’Steen, Danielle. “Conner Contemporary’s ‘Is Realism Relevant?’ reviewed,” The Washington Post, September 20, 2011
Anderson, John. “Reviewed: Is Realism Relevant? at Conner Contemporary,” The Washington
City Paper, September 21, 2011
Karsen, Shira. “Paint the Town: Young Artists, Big Goals,” Washington Life Magazine,
September 22, 2011
Adam, Georgina. “The Art Market: Not so fizzy,” The Financial Times, September 23, 2011
Ferro, Shane. “High Hopes and Modest Prices Mark D.C.’s Inaugural (e)merge Art Fair,”
Artinfo.com, September 28, 2011
Cress, Russ. “Katie Miller,” Beautiful/Decay, September 29, 2011
Jow, Tiffany. “Frame Works,” DC Modern Luxury, December 2011
Miller, Katie and Nahas, Dominique. InFancy, MFA Thesis exhibition catalog.
2010Gopnik, Blake. “Conner Contemporary’s Academy exhibit features work by DC area art students,” The Washington Post, July 24, 2010
Smith, Mathew. “Academy 2010 @ Conner Contemporary Art,” DCist, July 15, 2010
Anderson, John. “Academy 2010 at Conner Contemporary Art,” The Washington City Paper,
July 16, 2010
2009Castro, Alex. “Eye to Eye,” Urbanite Magazine, July 2009
Matz, Ron. “Artist Katie Miller,” CBS WJZ-TV 13 Baltimore Eyewitness News, February 24, 2009
Campello, F. Lennox. “Congratulations Katie Miller,” Daily Campello Art News, February 22, 2009
Lewis, John. “Parkton Artist in Armory Show,” All the Pieces Matter, BaltimoreMagazine.net,
February 20, 2009
2008Leggio, Gail. “Art and Likeness: Realism in the Galleries,” American Arts Quarterly, Fall 2008
Blaugrund, Annette Ph.D.  and Kuspit, Donald, Ph.D, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Contemporary American Realism 2008 Biennial exhibition catalog, September 2008
Merry, Stephanie. “Artistic Movement,” Washington Post, June 27, 2008
Taylor, Stephanie. “Art-Abilities.” Washington Family Magazine, August, 2008
Perales, Leslie. “GRACE Partners with Arts Council,” The Reston Observer, June 20, 2008
Campello, F. Lennox. “Artist’s Websites: Katie Miller,” Daily Campello Art News, April 16, 2008
VSA Arts, Derivative Composition exhibition catalog, 2008
2007McCabe, Bret. “Art School Confidential,” Baltimore City Paper, October 25, 2006
2006Sessa, Sam. “Don’t Miss Dwell, Bond, Connect,” The Baltimore Sun, July 13, 2006
2005Van Dem Beemt, Pat. “Exhibit Dazzles Eye with Vibrant Colors,” North County News,
March 3, 2005
“Small Space Big Style.” Home and Garden Television. Episode #108, Nov. 6, 2005
2003White, Tim. “Good? Evil? You Decide,” Sacramento News and Review, October 9, 2003
Hessami, Nessa. “An Eye for Art,” The Sacramento Bee, March 21, 2003  
Martin, Elizabeth. “Young Artist Shows Diverse Pieces,” The Granite Bay Press-Tribune,
March 3, 2003


2015Semifinalist, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2016, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2014Third Place, Griffin Art Prize USA, ColArt Americas and Juxtapoz Magazine
2013Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD
2010Master of Fine Arts Fellowship Nominee, Dedalus Foundation, New York, NY
2009Graduate Student Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Nominee, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
2008The Wynn Newhouse Award, Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, New York, NY
Honorable Mention, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2006Painting Departmental Recognition Award, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2004Award of Excellence, VSA Arts, Washington, DC
2003Undergraduate Student Merit Scholarship. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2001Best in Show, Junior Art Exhibits, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
California Art Education Association Award, Sacramento, CA 


2023MakeStudio, Baltimore, MD
2015MICAtalks, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2014Connersmith, Washington, DC
2011Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2010University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
2008University Centers on Disabilities Conference (AUCD) Washington, DC
2007Access Living, Chicago, IL
2005Monkton Community Arts Center, Monkton, MD


Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

21c Museum Hotel, Louisville, KY

Access Living, Chicago, IL

private collections internationally