Biography

Melissa Miller is a visual artist, writer and arts administrator whose work explores labor and production through feminist critical theory. Recent exhibitions include 100 Performances for the Hole at SOMArts, Full Disclosure at Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, More Than One Way at Southern Exposure, and Make Things (Happen) at Interface Gallery. Her work has been featured in HyperallergicThe San Francisco ChronicleSFAQ, and Art Enthusiast. Her writing has been published in Art PracticalDaily ServingCarets & Sticks and Sightlines.

Melissa is the co-founder of SFiCA, a collaborative curatorial experiment between the graduate students of California College of the Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute. She recently curated That Didn’t Work for the collective doubleBread as well as Hybrid, Glitch, and The Pasta Bowl for SFiCA. 

Melissa received her MFA in Studio Art and MA in Visual and Critical Studies from California College of the Arts in 2015. She received her BFA in Printmaking from the University of Oregon’s Robert D. Clark Honors College with a minor in Art History in 2011. Melissa currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.