Adia Millett

Adia Millett, originally from Los Angeles, received a BFA from the UC Berkeley and an MFA from Cal Arts. In addition to Millett’s current exhibit at CAAM, she has a show opening at The San Jose Quilt and Textile Museum next month. 

She has been included in exhibitions at the Oakland Museum, The Museum of African Diaspora, PS1, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Craft Contemporary in LA; The New Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Atlanta; The Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia.

Millett has taught at Columbia College in Chicago, UC Santa Cruz, Cooper Union in NY, and California College of the Arts. Millett currently lives and works in Oakland, California. 

The book mentioned in the interview is White Fragility.

Black Quicksand 2018 Acrylic, paper, and glitter on wood
Golden Shower 2016 Textiles 104”x 92”

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  1. […] Adia Millett lives and works in Oakland, California among natural beauty. In her studio she is busy with several textiles for a show opening in July at the San Jose Quilt and Textile Museum. At the same time she divides her time working on multiple proposals that need to be completed by the end of the month. She also has several pieces in a solo show at the California African American Museum where she as been exhibiting about 30 mixed media pieces since February. To hear more about how Adia Millet works in both studio and on the business and proposals side of her career, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Adia Millett lives and works in Oakland, California among natural beauty. In her studio she is busy with several textiles for a show opening in July at the San Jose Quilt and Textile Museum. At the same time she divides her time working on multiple proposals that need to be completed by the end of the month. She also has several pieces in a solo show at the California African American Museum where she as been exhibiting about 30 mixed media pieces since February. To hear more about how Adia Millet works in both studio and on the business and proposals side of her career, listen to the complete interview. […]