biography of Mildred Bunting MILLER (1892-1964)

Birth place: Philadelphia, PA

Addresses: Philadelphia, to 1926; Chester Springs, PA, 1927-34; Valley Center, CA, 1945-on

Profession: Painter, teacher, writer, lecturer, printmaker

Studied: PAFA with T. Anshutz, R. Vonnoh, D. Garber; H. Breckenridge; Violet Oakley (Cresson travelling scholarship, 1914-15); ASL

Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1915 (as Stern), 1918-34 (Mary Smith prize 1920, 1931); Corcoran Gal. biennial, 1923; Chester County AA, 1935 (prize); Phila. Plastic Cl., 1937 (med.); NAD; BMA, 1941-44; Detroit IA; BM; AIC; PMG; San Diego FA Gal, 1947 (prize), 1949 (prize); La Jolla AC; Three Arts Cl. Wash., DC (solo); Friends of Art, Balt. (solo); Lynchburg Col. (solo); Vista, CA, 1952 (prize); San Diego Art Gld., 1952 (prize), 1955 (prize); Carlsbad-Oceanside Art Lg., prizes in 1954-56, 1958; San Diego County Fair, 1957 (prize); San Diego AI, 1958 (prize).

Member: PAFA fellow; Friends Art, Baltimore; Phila. Plastic Cl.; Phila. WCC; Artists Un., Baltimore; Baltimore WCC; La Jolla AC

Work: PAFA; Mississippi AA; Chester County Hist. Soc.; Heyburn (Idaho) H.S.; Kemper Military School, Booneville, MO

Comments: Sometimes appears as Mildred Stern. Painted figures and landscapes. Contributor to art magazines. Teaching: Country School of PAFA, 1928-34; Hannah More Acad., Reistertown, MD, 1938-43; adult educ., Escondido and Oceanside, CA, 1945-58.

Sources: WW59; WW47; Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists; Falk, Exh. Record Series.