American, b. 1939 Lebanon, PA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
John M. Miller was born in Lebanon, PA in 1939. He received a BFA in 1967 from San Diego State University in San Diego, CA and received his MFA from Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, CA.
He has had numerous solo exhibitions which include “John M. Miller: Yesterdays” and “Now and Then” at Margo Leavin Gallery in Los Angeles, CA; “Path,” “Edit,” “Ritual” and “Passage” at Patricia Faure Gallery in Santa Monica, CA along with exhibitions at Fred Hoffman Gallery, Rico Mizuno Gallery, Watts Tower Art Center and Broxton Gallery, among others.
Recent group exhibitions include “California Abstract Painting: 1962-2012” at Nan Rae Gallery at Woodbury University in Burbank, CA; “Edith Baumann, James Hayward, Scot Heywood, John M. Miller, & Ed Moses” at Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery in Santa Monica, CA; “Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981” at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA; “Reading Standing Up” at Margo Leavin Gallery in Los Angeles, CA; “A Little So Cal Abstraction” at Mandarin Gallery in Los Angeles; “Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World 1950-1980” at Riverside Art Museum in Riverside, CA; “Oceans” at Western Project in Culver City, CA; “Structure” at Patricia Faure Gallery in Santa Monica, CA; “Departures: 11 Artists at the Getty” at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, CA; “Starting with McLaughlin” at Patricia Faure Gallery in Santa Monica, CA; “Selected Paintings and Works on Paper” at Modernism in San Francisco, CA; “In Plain Sight: Abstract Paintings in Los Angeles” at Blue Start Art Space in San Antonio, TX; “Percept/Image/Object” at Lannan Foundation in Los Angeles, CA; “Changing Trends – Content and Style” in Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, CA and “Coming Unraveled: LAX Biennial at Otis Gallery at the Otis School of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA, among others.
His work is included in many permanent collections across the country including the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; Creative Artists Agency, Beverly Hills, CA; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Art, San Diego, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA and San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.
Miller has spent time teaching at the University of California, Los Angeles and at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He has also been the recipient of grants from the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation as well as fellowships with the National Endowment for the Arts.
John M. Miller currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.