education

2017        MFA Studio Art, American University, Washington, DC

2015        BA English and Art History, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

 

selected exhibitions

2022        Open Arts, The Jam Factory, Oxford, UK 

                 Work in Motion, OVADA Gallery, Oxford, UK

                 Superposition, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Washington, DC

                 REVERB, Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition 2022 (online)

2021   (two person) Welcome with Celeste Caldwell, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

                   Magical Thinking, Ivy League Gallery, (online)

                 Heatwave,  Dodomu Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (online)

                 Garden Party, Latela Curatorial, Washington, DC (online)

                 Alchemical Vessels: Silver Linings, Joan Hisaoka, Washington, DC (online)

2020        Art Month, Hickok Cole and Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC

                 Hedges and Houses and Mothers and Children, I Like Your Work (online)

                 The Sound of One Fork, SWERVE Arts Collective (online)

                 Unleashing Magic, PxP Contemporary and Create Magazine (online)

                 Here, There & Elsewhere, Exploring the Idea of Place, Visionary Art Collective (online)

                 On The Table, Marram Arts (online)

2019   (solo) Interiors, Latela Curatorial, Washington, DC 

                 Small and Smaller, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

                 The Human Condition, Latela Curatorial, Washington, DC 

                 And Now For Something New Vol. 2, LeMieux Gallery, New Orleans, LA

                 Quietly Powerful, Sense Gallery, Washington, DC

2018   (solo) Long Way Home, Jones Carter Gallery, Lake City, SC

            (solo) Farther Along, IA&A at Hillyer, Washington, DC

            (solo) Magnolia, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Washington, DC

                 Dimensions, Latela Curatorial, Washington, DC

                 Uprooted, IA&A at Hillyer, Washington, DC

                 Summer Syllabus, Arlington Art Center, Arlington VA

                 Womxn X Art, The Lemon Collective, Washington DC

                 Sanctuary, Gallery 263, Cambridge MA

2017         Alternate Views, MFA Thesis exhibition, Katzen Museum, Washington, DC

in print 

2021        Q+A: Artist Mills Brown Unravels Memory and Mythology in the American South, Not Real Art World

                Deeper Narrative & Emanant Feeling: Interview with Mills Brown, Power Clash Art

                Welcome Analyzes the Concept of Home at Redux, Charleston City Paper

2020       Art Write Newsletter Issue 12, interview with Maggie Levine

                Candy Floss Magazine, The Enchanted Issue, November 2020

                Creating Intimate Spaces With Collage by Mills Brown, special mention in Create Magazine Issue XX

2019        In the Galleries: Mills Brown Interiors review by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

                In the Galleries: Quietly Powerful review by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

2017        Mills Brown, The Studio Visit

                10 Artists we Discovered at Artfields, The Art Mag

                Collage Group Show II review by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

residencies

2022        Summer Residency, OVADA Gallery, Oxford UK

2020        Inside the Artist’s Studio virtual residency, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Washington, DC

2016         Glogauair Residency, Berlin, Germany

curatorial projects

2022         New Light, online exhibition with Project Gallery V, Brooklyn, NY

2021         Together, online exhibition with Spartanburg Methodist College, SC

grants & awards

2019         Maryland State Arts Council, Creativity Grant for Independent Artist   

2016         Carol Bird Ravenal Art Travel Award, American University, Washington, DC

2015         Patrick Moore Segnan Award, American University, Washington, DC

                 Babs Van Swearingen Award, American University, Washington, DC

related professional experience

2022        Freelance artist with Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK

                 Adjunct professor of Studio Art, Spartanburg Methodist College, SC

                 Member of The Residents Collective, Washington, DC

2019         Selection Panel Member for ArtFields Jr, Lake City, SC

2018         Studio Assistant for Zoë Charlton, Washington, DC

2017         Montessori art teacher (2017-2021)