During Covid-19

Like many artists during the pandemic, I am turning to creativity to get me through this isolation. I’m painting and writing and recording music.

I have had to cancel an upcoming exhibition, a trip to Oklahoma, as well as many plans, as I’m sure you have. However, I am looking forward to participating in online exhibitions like the one @AntonArtCenter is having and looking for new avenues to share my creative work.

Luckily, I have my wife and daughters to self quarantine with. I hope you have someone too. So in between home schooling and Face Timing family and friends look for new posts of paintings and music inspired by this strange time.


Plein Jane (paints the wrong thing)

My first painting of the new year.

En plein air is a French term that simply means painting out in the open. Plein Jane is a brand new character that I’ve created to help express my insecurities as an artist with humor.

Plein Jane (paints the wrong thing), 12” x 16” x 1.5”, acrylic on canvas, 2/3/20, © Steve Miller 2020

Metro Times

25 Detroit-area artists you should be following on Instagram

Wow, this is a wonderful surprise to be featured as one of the artist among this very creative bunch of 25 Detroit area artists. Thanks for the recognition Metro Times.

The metro Detroit art scene is better than ever — and more accessible!  Check out these artist Instagrams to get inspired — and to add a pop of color to your Insta feed.

Detroit Metro Times

Detroit News

‘All Media Exhibition’ at Detroit Artists Market through Feb. 15

Michael H. Hodges, The Detroit News Published 5:12 p.m. ET Jan. 22, 2020

Several gifted landscape painters have works in the show, including Steve Miller with his acrylic-on-canvas “snapshot” of what appears to be the West Vernor culvert running under the train tracks…

Michael H. Hodges

Follow the link below to read the full article.

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/arts/2020/01/22/detroit-artists-market-exhibition/4531376002/


DAM – All Media Exhibition

Opening reception is January 17, 2020 from 6-9pm

What a great way to start the new year!

Two of my recent paintings “Train Stop” and “Ben Jamin” have been accepted by juror Dr. Hubert Massey into the Detroit Artists Market’s All Media Exhibition.

Show runs through February 15th

Detroit Artists Market is a non-profit gallery committed to contemporary art and to connecting artists, collectors and communities.

4719 Woodward Ave.
Detroit MI 48201
US

http://www.detroitartistmarket.org


106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition

Unexpected Garden has been accepted to the Scarab Club’s Gold Medal Exhibition!

I’m very excited to have this painting selected by juror Mario Moore to be included in this group exhibition. The Scarab Club was founded by a group of artists in 1907. It has a rich history, for which I’d love to be a part of, starting with this exhibit.

Follow the link to read more about the artist/painter Mario Moore and the tradition of the Gold Medal Exhibit. Hope to see you at the opening.


Pagan Landscapes

Saturday, November 16th, 4-9pm, Art Exhibit, @ Pagan Pathways Temple, 28736 John R., Madison Heights, MI


Pagan Landscapes

This is a one day art show that features the art of Mark Barrera, Jonathon Bowen, Steven Gamburd, Dominique Alisha Luchow and Steve Miller.
The five artists display new work on canvas depicting the natural world’s elusive aspects, either outside our windows or viewed by our mind’s eye. DJ Candle-Ends will be providing an atmospheric soundscape.
JOIN US!
This is a NO Cover event. Snacks and beverages provided.About the Venue

dateSaturday, November 16, 2019 at 4 PM – 9 PM

https://www.facebook.com/events/564578324287375/?active_tab=about


Royal Oak artist receives award for ‘Stasis Hiatus’

Steve Miller receives Corinne Maillard Robinson Award at the BBAC
Stasis Hiatus at the BBAC

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak artist Steve Miller recently received the Corinne Maillard Robinson Award and $250 for his submission to the 2019 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, which is held by the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.

By: Sarah Wojcik | Royal Oak Review | Published July 9, 2019

Source: Royal Oak artist receives award for ‘Stasis Hiatus’