Jhana Millers // profile


Born in 1984
Lives Wellington, New Zealand

 

Education

2013 MFA, with distinction, Massey University Wellington
2011: PgDip FA, Massey University Wellington
2006-2008: BAppA, Whitireia New Zealand

 

Exhibition history

2016: Jhana Millers. 30upstairs Gallery, Wellington
2016: Shine. The Performance Arcade, Wellington Waterfront
2016: Display. Collaboration with Suska Mackert, Specials, a Handshake Alumni exhibition, Einsäulensaal, Munich Residenz Palace
2016: The Treasure. The Pounamu. The Locket. The Rat, The See Here, Wellington
2015: Display. Collaboration with Suska Mackert, After Wearing: A History of Gestures, Actions, and Jewelry, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York
2015: A Brilliant Illusion (revisited), Site 3065, Radiant Pavilion, Melbourne
2015: Good Fortune The See Here, Wellington
2015: an idea. Parking Day, Wellington
2014: an idea. Masterworks, Auckland
2014: an idea. Personal Space Project, Sydney
2014: All that glitters is not gold (Billboard). Talente, Handwerksmesse, Munich
2014: Display. Kete, Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington
2013: an idea. The See Here, Wellington
2013: Display. Handshake, Prentice & Prodigy, Objectspace, Auckland
2013: All that glitters is not gold (Billboard). Bartley and Company Art Billboard Project, Wellington
2013: $16,694,000,000,000.00. The See Here, Wellington
2013: This Brooch Cost me My Credit Card. Handshake, Prentice & Prodigy, International Handwerk Messe, Munich
2013: For the Love of Money. Masters Graduate Show, Massey University, Wellington
2013: Now then, who owes what? Retrospect. The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
2012: How to make a ring out of a $1 American Bank Note. Handshake, Prentice & Prodigy. The National, Christchurch
2012: Now then, who owes what? Retrospect. Wallace Pah Homestead, Auckland. Wallace Arts Trust, Waikato
2012: Valid Thru. Handshake, Prentice & Prodigy, Toi Poneke Arts Centre, Wellington
2011: Material Wealth. Handshake, Prentice & Prodigy, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2011: Medium of Exchange. Exposure, Massey University, Wellington
2011: Window Shopping. The See Here, Wellington
2011: This Brooch Cost Me My Credit Card. Handshake, Prentice & Prodigy, The New Zealand Jewellery Show, Wellington
2011: Closing Balance. Handshake, Prentice & Prodigy, Studio 20/17, Sydney
2011: The See Here. Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2011: Bank Statements. Heads Up, Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington
2010: Pop Culture in Contemporary Craft. Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2010: Head On. Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington
2010: Pay Now. The See Here, Newtown, Wellington
2010: Inaugural Show at The See Here, Newtown Wellington
2010: Magpie New Adventures in Jewellery. Taupo Museum, Taupo
2010: We Propose a Gift. Graduate Metal X11. Gallery central, Central Institute of Technology, Northbridge, Perth
2010: We Propose a Gift. Living in a material world. Pataka Museum of Arts and Culture, Porirua

 

Awards

2014: Talente, 2014 International Competition (exhibition participant)
2012: Massey University Masterate Scholarship
2009: A & E Metal Merchants award for work made from predominantly non-precious materials
2009: handSTAND Resene award winner
2008: Whitireia Foundation Scholarship recipient

 

Relevant employment

2012 - present: Curator/manager, 30 Upstairs Gallery, 30 Courtenay Place, Wellington
2010 - present: Administrator, Wellington Sculpture Trust
2014 - present: Co manager, The See Here, Wellington