Robert Miller

ROBERT B. MILLER

Senior Lecturer in Art / Photography Program Head
Lewis & Clark College
Portland, Oregon 97219
503-768-7386

EDUCATION:

  • M.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1983
    Photography, Sculpture and Performance
  • B.F.A., University of Oregon, 1977
    Photography and Graphic Design
  • Center for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design, Detroit, Michigan, 1972-1973
    Photography and Ceramics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1983 – Present Senior Lecturer in Art, Photography Program Head, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon
1989 – 1995 Lecturer in Photography, Photography Department Head, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon
1987 – 1995 Freelance Photography Business, specializing in people photography, location and studio work, Portland, Oregon
1984 – 1989 Photography Instructor, Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon
1979 – 1981 Photography Instructor, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
1970 – 1972 Photographer's Mate, PH 3, United States Navy, Far East

SELECT ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

  • Pushdot Art Gallery, Portland, Oregon
    "Hybrid Technology/Digital to Platinum/Palladium," Lewis & Clark College grant portfolio, October 2006
  • Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, Oregon
    "Triptykes," March 2005
  • Humboldt Art Center, Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, California
    "Ruins of Desire," July 2002
  • Rogue Valley Art Center, Medford, Oregon
    "Artists Captured," December 1996
  • Sparkasse-Gallerie, Einbeck, Germany
    "Sacred Space," August 1996
  • Buckley Art Gallery, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon. 1992
  • Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon
    "Portraits of Oregon Artists," 1989
  • Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, Oregon
    Curator of photography exhibition, 1989
  • Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, Oregon
    "Portraits of Oregon Artists," 1987
  • University Art Galleries, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana. 1985
  • Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon
    "Portraits of Oregon Artists," 1981
  • Oregon Art Institute, Portland, Oregon
    "Artists of Oregon Exhibit," 1978

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

  • The Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon
    Faculty exhibition, January 2008, October 2003, November 1998
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    "Four Corners of the World," November 2001
  • Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon
    Gender Symposium Art Exhibition: Photographs dealing with gender-specific issues, 1990-2006
  • Blue Sky CD Project
    "Eye of a City. A City of Eyes," Portland Photography, 1975-1999
  • Oregon Historical Society, Portland, Oregon
    "Visual Chronicle of Portland," 1993
  • Sloan Galleries, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
    "The American Southwest – Paintings, Photographs, Etchings, Sculpture," 1993
  • Oregon Historical Society, Portland, Oregon
    "Visual Chronicle of Portland," 1990
  • Northview Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon
  • "Established/Emerging," invitational exhibition of Portland photographers, 1989
  • The Index Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, Washington
    "Face It–Twelve Northwest Photographers," 1987
  • Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon
    "Landscapes and Portraits of Artists," 1986
  • University of Colorado and Boulder Center for The Visual Arts, Boulder, Colorado
    "Naked," 1985
  • Oregon Art Institute, Portland, Oregon
    "Photography, Recent Acquisitions," 1983
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
    "Photo Transformation," 1983
  • Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    "Ranchos de Taos, A Photographic History," 1982. Also Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. Reproduced in Images of Spirit and Vision. Ranchos de Taos Church, Museum of New Mexico Press, 1987.

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

  • Lewis & Clark College Faculty/Student Summer Research grant, "Enlarged Digital Negatives To Platinum/Palladium Printing," 2005
  • Lewis & Clark College travel grant, Society for Photographic Education Conference, 1996 through 2006
  • Lewis & Clark College travel grant, "The Genre of the Still Life," field work, New York, New York, 1997
  • Lewis & Clark College/University of Portland/Reed College Project Grant, Portland, Oregon. "A Photographic Essay: Re-Visioning Culture Through Faces," 1993
  • Metropolitan Arts Commission, Visual Arts Grant, Portland, Oregon. "Symbolic Narratives," 1992
  • The Contemporary Crafts Association. Artists in Schools Program, 1984-1985
  • Oregon Arts Commission. Special Exhibits Grant, 1978
  • Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, Taos, New Mexico. Artist in Residence, 1978-1979