GRAHAM MILLER

Born Hong Kong 1966

Lives in Fremantle Western Australia


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 WA Focus: Graham Miller, Art Gallery of Western Australia

2015 Photographs: Graham Miller, Turner Galleries, Perth

2014 All that is Solid Melts into Air, Turner Galleries, Perth

2013 Graham Miller Photographs, One Eyed Jacks Gallery, Brighton, England

2010 Waiting for the Miracle, Turner Galleries, Perth

2010 American Photographs, New Edition Bookshop, FotoFreo Fringe 2010

2008 Pingyao International Festival of Photography, China

2007 Kaunas Photo Festival 07, Lithuania (Prize Winner)

2007 Suburban Splendour, Turner Galleries, Perth

2006 Suburban Melancholy, FotoFreo - The City of Fremantle Festival of Photography, Fremantle

2002 Mementos, FotoFreo International Festival of Photography, Fremantle

2000 The Epic of the Everyday, Photography Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

1998 Streetwise:New York Street Photography, Photography Gallery of Western Australia,Perth


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 WAu!, Rovaniemi Art Museum, Finland

2017 Wish You Were Here, Perth Centre for Photography

2017 Instincts, Mt Rokko International Photo Festival, Japan

2016 City of Perth Photographic Commission, Perth Centre for Photography

2016 Seeking Asylum in Country : Western Australian Landscapes, PSAS, Fremantle

2014 New Passports, New Photography, Art Gallery of Western Australia

2014 Bowness Prize Finalist, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne

2014 Contemporary Landscapes in Photography (CLIP Award), Perth Centre for Photography (Prize Winner, Judges Commendation)

2013 Making Pictures of People, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri, USA

2013 Momentum: 21 Years of PCP, curated by Paola Anselmi, Perth Centre for Photography, WA

2012 Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Victoria,Melbourne

2012 Anthology: A Biennial of Contemporary Photography, Southeast Museum of Photography,Florida, USA

2012 Looking at the Land - 21st Century American Views, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, USA

2011 Recent Photography- Tania Ferrier, Brad Rimmer, Max Pam, Graham Miller, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA

2011 100 Portraits, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW

2011 Remix, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA

2011 The Truth is Not in the Mirror, Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee, USA

2010 Collective, Perth Centre for Photography, WA

2010 100 Portraits- 100 Photographers, Night Gallery, FotoWeek DC, USA

2010 8 DAYS, Perth Centre for Photography, Australia

2010 (Por)trait Revealed, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco USA

2010 CLIP Award, Perth Centre for Photography

2010 Yokohama Photo Festival, Japan

2009 Food For Your Eyes Slideshow, F/stop Festival, Leipzig, Germany

2009 Pingyao International Festival of Photography, China

2009 Transient States, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth

2008 Recontres Photographie Internationale de Niort, Scene Nationale Le Moulin du Roc, France

2008 Kaunas Photo2008, Lithuania

2008 Darkness Falls, Melbourne Art Fair, The Turner Galleries, Royal Exhibition Building

2008 Hijacked, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia and Berlin, Germany

2007 Phosphorus 15, Perth Centre for Photography

2007 In Transit, Alliance Française, Sydney

2006 Image Inner Mongolia Project, China Photo Press, Beijing, China

2006 Melbourne Art Fair, The Church Gallery, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

2005 City of Joondalup Invitation Art Award, Perth

2005 Sydney Art 05, Horden Pavilion, Sydney

2005 Between a Blink and Recognition, The Church Gallery, Perth

2004 Artitude, Burswood Convention Centre, Perth

2004 City of Perth Photomedia Award, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

2003 Difficult and Dangerous Times, Fremantle Arts Centre

2000-2003 New Australiana tours nationally

2000 New Australiana, Australian Centre for Photography, Festival of Sydney

1999 Over the Fence- WA Comedy Short Film Festival, Film and Television Institute,Fremantle

1998 Metropolis Super 8 Film Festival, Fremantle (People's Choice Award)

1998 Visionaries, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle


RESIDENCY

2008 Pourl'Instant , Niort, France


AWARDS

2015 Prix Pictet Award, Nominee

2014 Bowness Prize, Finalist, Monash Gallery of Art

2014 CLIP Award, finalist and

2009 Honourable Mention Hey,Hot Shot!, Second Edition

2009 Selection SantaFe Review, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2009 Nominee Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Colour Photography Awards USA

2008 Nominee Santa Fe Prize for Photography , USA

2008 Shortlisted final six for Critical Mass Photolucida Award, USA


TEACHING

2003-2015 Adjunct/Sessional Lecturer (Photomedia), EdithCowan University

1998 Arts worker, DADAA (WA) Disability in the Arts,Disadvantage in the Arts


ART EDUCATION

1996-1999 Bachelor of Communications (Photomedia) First Class Honours, Edith Cowan University


COLLECTIONS

National Gallery Victoria, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Haggerty Museum of Art Milwaukee, Southeast Museum of Photography Florida, Parliament House Collection Canberra, Murdoch University Collection, Edith Cowan University Collection, City of Fremantle Collection, City of Perth Collection, St John of God Collection, Art Bank, Royal Perth Hospital Collection, numerous private collections in Australia and internationally


SELECTED ONLINE PRESS

2015 Exhibition Catalogue WA Focus Graham Miller Art Gallery of Western Australia

2015 ABC Radio National Perth Photographer shares dramatic Urban Images

2015 Landscape Stories, Issue 19 Australia http://www.landscapestories.net/

2015 Moray Mair, Graham Miller’s Suburban Splendour photographs are wonderfully Cinematic, Mutant Space, http://www.mutantspace.com/graham-miller-suburban-splendour-photographs-cinematic/

2015 Q&A : Graham Miller, The Heavy Collective, http://theheavycollective.com/post/120497094993/qagraham-miller

2014 Waiting for the Miracle, Medium, https://medium.com/stories-behind-photography/waiting-for-the-miracle-by-graham-miller-974f79806e85

2014 Naima Morrelli, Suburban Splendour- an interview with Graham Miller, Trouble Magazine, http://www.troublemag.com/suburban-splendour-an-interview-with-graham-miller/

2014 Jeff Hamada, Graham Miller, BOOOOOOOM, http://www.booooooom.com/2014/05/19/photographer-graham-miller-2/

2014 AmericanPhotographs, Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine, http://www.juxtapoz.com/photography/american-photographs-by-graham-miller

2013 Amanda Gorence, Evocative Photographs inspired by Leonard Cohen’s Waiting for the Miracle, FeatureShoot, http://www.featureshoot.com/tag/graham-miller-photography/

2013 Jeffrey Saddoris, The Ambiguity of images: Graham Miller, Faded and Blurred, http://fadedandblurred.com/articles/the-ambiguity-of-images-graham-miller/

2013 Heidi Romano, Unless You Will magazine, Issue #9 

2012 Lee Grant, Time Machine magazine, issue #1 HOME

2012 Jeremy Walker, Featured Photographer: Graham Miller, Deviate Magazine, http://deviatemagazine.com/featured-photographer-graham-miller/

2011 Exhibition Catalogue The Truth is Not in the Mirror, Haggerty Museum Milwaulkee


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015 From Here On, Ain’t Bad Magazine

2012 101 Contemporary Australian Artists (National Gallery of Victoria)

2011 The Truth is Not in the Mirror | Photography and a Constructed Identity, Exhibition Catalog (Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University)

2010 Donal Fitzpatrick, All Bark and No Dog, The West Australian, Today p 7, Friday November 12

2010 Anne Marsh, LOOK| Contemporary Australian Photography Since 1980 (Macmillan Art Publishing)

2010 Lyn Diciero, New Light Illuminates Ordinary Life,The West Australian, Tuesday Oct 19, Today lift-out p10

2010 COURRIER INTERNATIONAL, Portfolio, Issue 1011,18-24 Mar 2010, Paris, France

2009 David Bromfield, WAVES, Edith Cowan University Art Collection (Edith Cowan University)

2008 VISION MAGAZINE Issue 11, November 2008, pp118-123, Beijing China

2008 PHOTOWORLD MAGAZINE, Issue 332, October 2008, pp54-61, Beijing China

2008 Sandy Oliver, Down the Barrel, INSITE, Issue 18,Spring 2008

2008 Mark McPherson and Max Pam editors, HIJACKED, Volume 1, Australia/America(Big City Press)

2008 Robert Cook, Lonely Ain't No Eyesore, PHOTOFILE,Issue 82 Guilty Secrets Summer 2008

2007 Ric Spencer, Angst meets serenity in blue The West Australian Weekend Extra, Sat 14 July

2007 Susan Bright, Go West, C INTERNATIONAL PHOTO MAGAZINE, issue 4

2007 Ric Spencer Mobile Babel Gives Ambiguity Back toImages, Weekend West Australian, Sat 3 Feb

2006 Sara Haq Fabulous Faraway Foto Festival, HOTSHOE: FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, London Jun/Jul 2006

2006 Robert Cook Planets Essay for Suburban Melancholy2005

2006 Ric Spencer Subtle Meanings in the Infrastructure,The Weekend Western Australian, Sat 14 May

2003 Robert Cook Lunar Language on West Australian photomedia artists, PHOTOFILE MAGAZINE Issue 69 Suburbia

2001 Daniel Palmer Shorts on emerging photomedia artists, PHOTOFILE MAGAZINE, Issue 62 Fresh

2000 David Bromfield Substance Reigns Big Weekend, The Weekend West Australian, Sat 8 April

2000 Robert Cook Glimpses into Hidden Suburbia The West Australian, Wed 29 March

2000 Joanne McCulloch Ordinary Suburbia lens itself to the Bizarre, The Australian, Fri Mar 17