Benjamin Seated

Mixed media on canvas




Born and raised in London, Gary Miller was taught at a young age to repurpose and reuse materials to give them a second life. As a child, Gary’s grandmother, who was a seamstress in a couturier, taught Gary about fabrics, pattern cutting, hand sewing, and embroidery techniques, which he practiced endlessly wanting to learn her craft.

In 2019, Gary has graduated in Fall 2019 with an MFA in Fine Art and painting from San Francisco’s Academy of Art University, where he has developed a new series of contemporary mixed media portraits. In each of these works, Gary combines his original life model photographic imagery, his lifelong passion for fabric and textiles along with his raw approach to painting.