Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Current Artist Statement:
My art work is a vehicle for exploring perception using stylized abstractions and base materialism to communicate with a global audience.
Derek Miller –
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kansas City Art Institute - 2005
2011 - Blacklight Show - Go Away Garage, Wichita, Kansas
2010 - Boob Show - Group, Go Away Garage,
2010 - Lead Foot - Mallin Gallery -
2010 – 143 I Love You – Group/Fundraiser, Tangent Gallery,
2009 – More Oil Spots – Solo, Melange Gallery,
2009 - Vanishing Point - Go Away Garage -
2009 - Oil Spots - Solo exhibition - C.A.F.E. Gallery,
2008 - The Arts Council Annual Juried Exhibition - City Arts,
2008 - Re-imaging - group - Inter-Faith Ministries C.A.F.E. Gallery,
2008 - All's Fair in Art and Politics - group - Erma B White Gallery,
2008 - Outsider Artists - group exhibition - City Arts,
2007 – 2008 Art Commute - (Youtube, Yahoo, World Wide Web, stop motion animation.)
2007 – Art Commute - KTLA Television,
2006 – 2008 - Drop Zones - Public Art installation in Kansas City & Wichita, Kansas.
2007 – 2008 - Drop Zones – World Wide Web – stop motion animation.
2006 – Art in Democracy - national group exhibition – Raise Your Voices,
2006 – Parking Out Back - solo exhibition, St Michaels Episcopal church,
2005 – 2006 Drive and Eat - solo exhibition – Dada’s Bistro, Crossroads Art district,
Kudos & Affiliations:
VFW Member, 2003
National Dean’s List, 2001
Phi Theta Kappa, 2001
Gold Key/Mary Koch Center for the Arts Scholarship, 1986
Order of the Arrow, 1984
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Here is a short tube of my work in action. Sometimes I can tell when my paintings are not going to work, and this is a painting that I tore down. I ended up re-stretching the canvas and creating Extra Virgin Hot Wheels with the salvaged cars.