Nick Miller, Kilmactranny studio
Photography © Amelia Stein 2007

Born in London, 1962. He attended the University of East Anglia, graduating in Development Studies in 1984. Miller moved to Ireland in 1984, A member of Aosdána since 2001, he lives and works in Co Sligo. In 2014 Miller won the inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland.


Solo exhibitions include:


"Vessels: Nature Morte" RHA Gallagher Gallery, Foyer , Dublin (2015)
“Sitting”
Laois Arthouse, Stradbally, Co Laois (2014);”YARD" Rubicon Gallery Dublin (2012); "Painting Patrick: after Olympia & Venus" The Heritage Council, Kilkenny Arts Festival; "Tree House 360˚"Concord Art Association (2011) Concord, MA, USA. Curated by OH Projects, Boston;"Tree House 360˚" Rubicon Gallery Dublin (2010) "Truckscapes - Paintings from a mobile studio" New York Studio School, New York (2008) "Truckscapes- Drawings from a Mobile Studio" Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris (2007), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick (2008), Rubicon Gallery, Dublin (2008); "Standing Sitting Lying: Watercolours" Rubicon Gallery, Dublin (2006); "Genre", The Butler Gallery (2004), The Castle, Kilkenny ; "Figure to Ground", Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (2003); "Closer" Rubicon Gallery, Dublin; Art Space Gallery, London (2000-01); Kilkenny Arts Festival; "Paintings & Drawings" Rubicon Gallery Dublin (1998); Art Space Gallery, London (1999); "Figure", The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta USA (1996); "Paintings", Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast; (1996) "South African Works", The Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin (1994); "Paintings & Drawings", Galerie D’Eendt, Amsterdam (1992) and "The Shadow Line", The City Arts Centre, Dublin (1991); "Zoo Work", Eve Linders, Dublin (1989); ìTwilights Rawî, Project Arts Centre, Dublin (1988). In 2002 he curated the visit to Ireland of Chinese artist Chen ZhongSen including amongst other events a joint exhibition "Chen + Miller : East + West" at The Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo.

Collections include:


National Gallery of Ireland, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin City Council The Hugh Lane, Irish Life PLC, RTE, The Arts Council (Ireland), European Investment Bank (Luxembourg), Independent Newspapers (Ireland), The National Drawing Collection (Limerick Municipal Collection), The Niland Collection (Sligo), Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Boyle Civic Collection, Fujian Teachers College (China), Dublin Institute of Technology, Allied Irish Bank, Irish Permanent, Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank. Fundacion Privada Sorigue, Lleida Spain.



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