Nick Miller (b 1962, London). Based in Ireland since 1984, working in Co Clare, Dublin and Co Sligo where he has been based since 1992. Miller pursues different genres and modes of working that allow a direct time based engagement with subjects: people, landscape or object. His work centres on that painted encounter. He has exhibited widely including solo shows at The Irish Museum of Modern Art, the RHA and the New York Studio School. A member of Aosdána since 2001, he was the recipient of the inaugural 2014 Hennessy Portrait Award at the National Gallery of Ireland. His work is held in many private, Institutional collections Nationally and internationally including The National Gallery of Ireland; Irish Museum of Modern Art; Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane; The Arts Council (Ireland); The Niland Collection, The European Investment Bank, Luxembourg. www.nickmiller.ie
Selected solo exhibitions:
“Vessels: Nature Morte” Art Space Gallery, London (2016) “Nick Miller and the studio of Edward McGuire” Irish Museum of Modern Art (Nov 2015 – May 2016) “Vessels: Nature Morte” RHA, Dublin (2015); “Sitting” Laois Arthouse, Stradbally, Co Laois (2014) “YARD”, Rubicon, Dublin, 2012 “Tree House 360˚” OH Projects, Boston/Concord Arts Association, MA, USA (2011), Rubicon, Dublin (2010); “Painting Patrick: after Venus and Olympia”, Kilkenny Arts Festival (2011); “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); “Genre”, The Butler Gallery (2004), The Castle, Kilkenny ; Figure to Ground, RHA, Dublin (2003); Closer, Rubicon, Dublin; Art Space Gallery, London (2000-01); South African Works, Irish Museum of Modern Art (1994); “Paintings & Drawings”, Galerie D’Eendt, Amsterdam (1992) and “The Shadow Line”, The City Arts Centre, Dublin (1991); ”Twilights Raw” Project Arts Centre, Dublin (1988). In 2002 he curated the Irish visit of Chinese artist Chen ZhongSen including:”Chen & Miller-East + West” The Model, Sligo.