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Jordan Miller: Art Consultant, Artist, Curator, Gallery Director

Jordan Headshot 2014Current Self Employment

  • cre8ery inc., January 1, 2015, Executive Director (2015-present)
  • cre8ery gallery & studio, Director/Management/Curator/Instructor (2006-present)
  • Curator, Partnership, Nott Autocorp & Art Gallery (2016 – present)
  • Art Consultant for Artists & Guest Speaker (2006-present)
  • Art Instructor, Artist Seminars: Professional Development & Creating Artwork.
  • Casual contract work: graphic design, editing, layout services (2007-present)
  • Art Installation in homes & offices (2009-present)

Awards:

Recipient of the YMCA-YWCA Woman of Distinction Award, Arts, 2011

Nominations:

Finalist for Future Leaders of Manitoba (2015)

WAC, Making A Difference (2010) & Future Leader of Manitoba (2009)

Public Collections:

2013: Finding Home, Acrylic & Image Transfer piece was purchased by the Province of Manitoba  for Canada House, Donald Street, Winnipeg

Art Focused Employment (excludes pre 2006)

  • Juror, Community Connections and Access and Artist in the Community Residencies, Manitoba Arts Council, 2015
  • Art Juror, Huskies on Main, LOWAC, Kenora, Ontario, April, 2014
  • Art Juror, St. John’s College, April, 2013
  • Stone Age, guest curator at St. Norbert Arts Centre (July to Sept, ’10)
  • cre8ive Artists Supplies & Service Inc., Marketing Coordinator (2009-2011)
  • Arts & Cultural Industries of Manitoba, Mentor for Youth Program (2007-2011)
  • Manitoba Crafts Council, Assistance to Jury/Administration (February – July 2009)
  • Colours Art & Framing, Building kits for education purposes (Fall of 2006-2009)
  • Manitoba Arts Network (MAN), casual employment/contract work (2006-present)
  • MAN, Marketing & Promotions Assistant, (June-November 2006)

Art Instruction & Mentoring Experiences(pre 2006 omitted)

  • 2006-Present Mentor for artists at cre8ery studio, artists who apply to cre8ery, volunteers
  • 2007-09 Artist Mentor for ACI Youth Mentorship program
  • 2007-Present Intro to Acrylics, Image Transfers & Mixed Media Workshops, cre8ery
  • 2007 Artist in School, Watercolour workshop, East Kildonean Collegiate
  • 2007 Artist Mentorship Program instructor, Golden Prairie Arts Council

Education

  • 2008 Arts & Cultural Management, University of Winnipeg, Continuing Education.
  • 2002 BFA honors, University of Manitoba (painting & drawing major)

Current Memberships

  • 2005 – present Arts and Cultural Industries (ACI) of Manitoba
  • 2003 – present Mentoring Artists (for) Winnipg Art (MAWA)

Past Memberships

  • 2012-2014 Manitoba Society of Artists
  • 2010-2013 Ace Art inc. (gallery)
  • 2002-2004 CARFAC (Manitoba)
  • 2015 – 2016 Urban Shaman

Oral Presentations

  • Guest Speaker, University of Manitoba, Cliff Eyland’s Thesis Seminar, Sept. ’13
  • Guest Speaker, University of Manitoba, Cliff Eyland’s Thesis Seminar, Jan. 2013
  • Guest Speaker, Director & Owner of cre8ery, Carleton Club, November 2012
  • Various Topics Presented at cre8ery on Art Marketing, Professional Development, Portfolio Development, The Art of Installation, Social Media, etc.  2009-present
  • Through the Gallery Doors-The Business Side of Art, Manitoba Business Training Centre, 2009-2012
  • “The Blunt & the Obvious for the Oblivious, an Art Marketing Workshop for Artists”, Local Colour Art Group & cre8ery
  • MAWA & cre8ery “Exhibiting in Alternative Spaces”
  • Manitoba Society of Artists, Art History Conference speaker, October 2010
  • PrairieView School of Photography, Portfolio Development & Approaching Galleries, May 2010
  • Artpreneur, keynote speaker, North Western Ontario Biz, Conference for artist professionals, 2009
  • Youth Empowerment, Manitoba Showcase Contact, Steinbach MB, 2006
  • Thesis Work, March 2003 Wednesday Morning Group, Carman Manitoba

Solo Exhibitions

  • Upcoming 2019: To Build Upon by Jordan Miller, October, Portage District Art Centre.
  • 2017, Relationships, A Solo Exhibition by Jordan Miller, June 1 – July 30, 2017, Gallery In the Park, Altona, MB.
  • 2015, It All Starts with A Line, October 2 to October 27, cre8ery gallery & studio, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2012 Finding Home, Searching Self, March – May, Piano Noble Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2010 “Life Structures & Other Personalities” Series of 364 Paintings/Mixed Media works, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2005 “Veracity” Outworks Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2004 Untitled, Carman Collegiate Library, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2003 “One Woman, One Body” 5 on Third Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2001 “Affection-Infection” Off-Ice Gallery, School of Art, Winnipeg, MB

Group/Dual Exhibitions (several excluded)

  • 2019, Upcoming: TBA show with Dave Swiecicki, cre8ery, Sept-October 2019,
  • 2018, Upcoming: Delights of the Soul, a Raft in the Storm, Portage District Art Centre, April 2018
  • 2016, Encore, Girls! Girls! Girls! Fundraiser, November 2016
  • 2016, Plan D, cre8ery, member’s exhibition, April 2016
  • 2016, Re-Union, March, cre8ery, fine arts friends, March 2016
  • 2016, Art InPlainView, February, cre8ery, InPlainView Winnipeg, February 2016
  • 2016, 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall, January, cre8ery, Members of cre8ery, Winnipeg, January 2016
  • 2015, Urban Shaman, Members’ Exhibition Fundraiser and Sale, November – December, 2015
  • 2015, Art From the Heart, Annual Art Exhibiton & Sale, November 2015
  • 2015, Imaginary Places & Faces, Jordan Miller & Elaine Baril, (March 7-April 2)
  • 2014, Reflections, Girls! Girls! Girls! (October 26 – December 20)
  • 2014, Power of 30, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art, (Sept 5-October 3)
  • 2014, Distracting Abstracts, Piano Nobile Gallery, Centennial Concert Hall (June – September)
  • 2014 Art In Plain View, cre8ery gallery & studio Winnipeg, MB (February)
  • 2013 Donated Art to Teen Challenge Fundraiser, information unavailable
  • 2013-2014 Manitoba Society of Artists, Members Exhibition, Piano Nobile Gallery, Centennial Concert Hall (Nov-January)
  • 2013 Year End Member’s Exhibition, Edge Gallery, December
  • 2013 Sweet & Innocent, Exhibition by Jordan Miller & Dave Swiecicki, March
  • 2011-2013 Donated artworks to MAWA’s Cupcake Fundraiser & Artsjunktion
  • 2011 Colours of Hope, Exhibition Fundraiser for Siloam Mission (donating 9 artworks)
  • 2010 & 2011  “60 Untitled Stories” Wayne Arthur Gallery (Nov 2010, Dec 2011)
  • 2010 Ace Art inc. Membership Exhibition (Nov)
  • 2010 “The Death Show” Estudio Luna (Nov)
  • 2010 “DopplegangerDoppleganger” Outworks Gallery (Nov)
  • 2010 “Confrontations #11” Old Costume Museum (October)
  • 2009 Confessionals, Girls!Girls!Girls!, Gas Station Theatre (GST)
  • 2008 The Man Show, Girls!Girls!Girls!, GST
  • 2007 & 2008 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall, cre8ery’s summer sale & exhibition
  • 2007 Breaking Ground, cre8ery’s grand opening exhibition
  • 2006 “Recent Work by Jordan Miller and Mary Krieger”, Edge Artist Village
  • 2006 “No Focus” Curated by Karen Wardle, Outworks Gallery
  • 2006 “Take This You” Curated by Cliff Eyland, Outworks
  • 2006 “Artoberfest I, II & III” Outworks Fundraisers
  • 2002 – 2006 Outworks/5 on Third Gallery: showed works in 12 group exhibitions.
  • 2002 Gallery 1-1-1, Thesis Exhibition, School of Art, U of Manitoba

Volunteer Experience

  • YMCA/YWCA Women of Distinction Awards, Selection Committee
  • Treasurer for InPlainView Winnipeg (2011-2012)
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery Volunteer Association, Attended meetings for fundraiser Art 4All, made recommendations for their first event (summer 2011- early 2012)
  • Board Member for Arts & Cultural Industries of Manitoba (2008-2010)
  • Founder of outworks gallery & studio, president of collective (2004-2006)
  • Assisting artists in the community to reach their goals (2002-present)

Past Experience/Acknowledgments  

  • 2004 – 2006 Founder of Outworks Gallery, President & Gallery coordinator
  • 2002-2004 Co-founder of 5 on Third Gallery, President, Secretary, Public Relations, artist)

Media

  • 2015, For a Limited Time Only: Art x 2 Review by Greg Petzold, October 15, Community Commons Online News.
  • 2015, It all Starts with A Line, Uniter, Review by Features Reporter Thomas Pashko, October 15, 2015
  • 2015, Canstar Paper, Herald, Artist Perseveres, October 7, 2015
  • 2015, Carman Valley Leader, Creating Places and Faces, Vol. 118, No. 8, Feb. 26
  • 2013 Canstar Paper, Herald, Dan Falloon, March 14, 2013
  • 2013 CBC Scene Snapshot, March 15, 2013
  • 2013 CBC Scene, Matthew TenBruggencate, March 14, 2013
  • 2013 CBC French Radio Canada (english interview), Patricia Bitu-Tsikudi
  • 2013 Shaw TV Backstage Pass, Tracy Koga, Scott Hinkson, Jordan Miller, & Dave Swiecicki
  • 2010 Article by Arielle Godbout, “An Artist, A Curator & Now an Award Winner” May 18, 2011.
  • 2010 Article by Alison Mayes, “Found-Artist Lost inside City Gallery”, Winnipeg Free Press, Arts Preview Oct. 9, 2010
  • 2010 Article by Arielle Godbout, “Gallery Owner Returns to her Roots”, October
  • 2010 Interview: Tracy Koga, October 2010
  • 2010 Article by Esma Mneina, Uniter, University of Winnipeg, September
  • 2010 Article by Alison Mayes, New Direction Home, like a Rolling Stone, August 2010 (Guest Curator SNAC)
  • 2007-present, various media interviews regarding cre8ery gallery & studio: Shaw Tv, Winnipeg Free Press, Uniter, Uptown Magazine
  • 2007 Interview “One to Watch” by Jared Storey, Uptown Magazine
  • 2007 Interview,  Matthew Prepost, the Uniter
  • 2006 Interview, as an artist, CBC’s ZIGZAG, Videographer: Denis Chamberland
  • 2004 Interview, Outworks Gallery, by A Channel, Sept, Best Foot Forward, gallery opening
  • 2004 Interview, Jenn Skerritt, Uptown Magazine, August, Best Food Forward
  • 2004 Interview, Morley Walker, Winnipeg Free Press, August 26th, for Best Foot Forward, gallery opening
  • 2003 Interview, “A” Channel, 5 on Third, for One Woman, One Body, solo exhibition; 2002 Interview, A Channel & Winnipeg Free Press, Dec, for Square One Exhibit.
  • 2002 Interview, Heather Baril, Carman Valley Leader, December

Private Art Collections

  • Collected Privately across Canada and in the United States.
  • In the collection of The Province of Manitoba, Canada House.

 

(This CV was last updated July 9, 2017)

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