Joe Miller is a visual artist based in San Jose. His art combines found, acquired, and artist-made objects with text and image to comment on the place of the individual in our manufactured environment. Recent exhibits at local venues include Art Ark Gallery, Anne & Mark’s Art Party, Empire Seven Studios, and Space 47. He has pieces in permanent collections of the Denver Art Museum and Triton Museum of Art. He is the board president of WORKS/San José; board member, and design and publications director of Poetry Center San José; and a board member and programming co-chair of the American Institute of Graphic Arts SF.
What did the Fellowship or Laureate mean to you at the time you received it?
What do you do now? Has your art evolved or changed?
What is one piece of advice you would give to an emerging artist?
Briefly, how would you describe the state of the arts locally, as well as national and beyond?