Liz Miller, MFA

Professor | Installation & Drawing

Address: 120 Nelson Hall (NH 120)
Phone: (507) 389-5431


  • MFA in Painting & Drawing from the University of Minnesota
  • BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


Liz Miller received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from the University of Minnesota. Miller’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. Awards include a McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Fiber Artists; a McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists; a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant; an MCAD/Jerome Foundation Fellowship; and six Artist Initiative Grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board. Miller has completed artist residencies at Stove Works (Chattanooga, TN), the Joan Mitchell Center (New Orleans, LA), the McColl Center for Art + Innovation (Charlotte, NC), and will be in-residence at MassMoCA (North Adams, MA) during summer 2022 as part of the McKnight Artist Residency Consortium. Miller lives and works in Good Thunder, MN and is Professor of Installation and Drawing at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Recent exhibitions

  • 2021: 2020 McKnight Fiber Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Textile Center of MN, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2021: Fiber-Filled (two person exhibition), Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC
  • 2021: Acreage (fort for 2021), ArtStart, Rhinelander, WI
  • 2020: Structural Paradigms, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
  • 2020: Malaise (two-person exhibition), Hutchinson Center for the Arts, Hutchinson, MN
  • 2019: Tectonic Soliloquy, University of Illinois-Springfield


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