Someplace, a collection of mixed media work from Ashley Sauder Miller, opens on Friday, January 2nd at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Ashley Sauder Miller is an artist living and working in Harrisonburg, VA. Her work combines traditional painting and drawing media with found materials, including vintage textiles, abandoned quilts, and fabric. She holds a Master of Fine Arts (2007) from James Madison University, with an emphasis in painting and drawing. Miller was finalist for the William and Dorothy Yeck Purchase Award in the Young Painters Competition at Miami University (2016). She has twice received the Best in Show Award at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art Boardwalk show (2016 and 2023) and was selected for a solo show at VaMOCA’s Runnymede Gallery (2017). Her work has been selected for both online and print publications, including Studio Visit magazine, New American Paintings South 2020 Issue 148, and is included in the book Wild Lands (published by Jen Tough Gallery). Her work is a part of numerous private and corporate collections throughout the US, including the Capital One Art Bank private collection. Miller works as an artist full-time and primarily makes a living through direct sales at some of the most competitive art festivals throughout the United States.