3/28/2015 – 6/12/2015
The Printshop @ Spudnik Press
Saturday March 28, 2015
Within the tradition of landscape art, the term picturesque refers to a view where the human presence is apparent. Adrienne Miller uses this history to create print works that communicate an exploration of human psyche through constructed space. Open land represents possibilities while the more confined environments allow for Adrienne to communicate tension or anxieties that we encounter on a day to day basis – literally at times feeling as though the walls are moving in on us. Adrienne uses holes as absences or earth being dug up, displaced, or tunneled through to reference the retrieval and archival of memory. In her constructed world, fences demarcate areas in this uncharted psychological territory. Through shifts in perspective and unrealistic coexistence, Miller’s work encourages the viewer to address their own environments as well as themselves.
Adrienne Miller, a southerner by birth, just survived her second year as an official corn-eating, snow-shoveling, midwestern resident. After graduating from Murray State University in 2007 with her BFA in Studio Art, she found her way from Kentucky to Nashville as a summer intern for Hatch Show Print, a world famous, 130+ year old letterpress shop. She also spent time working as the Studio Manager and Gallery Coordinator for Vanderbilt University’s Department of Art.