Falls Gallery - Wentworth Falls - Blue Mountains

Max Miller

Born Wellington NSW
Lived in the Yeoval-Obley and Dubbo area until 1958
1963-64 Studied at the Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney - drawing and painting
1965 East Sydney Art School, Sydney - sculpture
1967 American School of Arizona, Summer School at Florence, Italy - introduction to sketching
1967-68 Studied at Hammersmith School of Art, London - sculpture
1968-70 Studied St Martins School of Art, London - Post Diploma for Foreign Students - painting and printmaking
1972 Returned to Australia overland and by sea via Europe, Middle East, India and South-east Asia. Helped set up and acted as Co-director of Miller St Workshop (also known as Zero Print Workshop). Taught part time at National Art School
1975 Began working with David Rankin on Print Editioning. David Rankin formed Port Jackson Press.
1976 Moved to East Kangaloon and set up his own print studio to work on his own work and edition limited edition etchings. Since then he has editioned for Lloyd Rees, John Olsen, Clifton Pugh, Cedric Emanual, Arthur Boyd and Frank Hodgkinson.
1979 Returned to Europe and visited Japan contacting hand-made paper workshops and studios for printmaking.
1980 Commissioned by Panasonic Australia for two editions of etchings.
1981 Travelled with Clifton Pugh to Tibooburra and Congi Lakes in the desert areas of South Australia, south-west Queensland and New South Wales. This made a great impresion on the artist and since then he has made extensive field trips into the inland every year.
1983 Commissioned with Clifton Pugh by the Wilderness Society of Australia to visit and complete a series of works on the wilderness areas of the Franklin and Gordon Rivers. Selected by the World Print Council to exhibit with 100 printmakers worldwide in a travelling exhibition to regional galleries in the USA.
1984 Taught at Summer School at Claremont School of Art, Perth, WA
1987 Taught at Summer School at Flying Art School, Yepoon, Queensland. Commissioned by Artbank for Tapestry to be woven by Victorian Tapestry Workshop
1994-95 Made trips to Europe and Japan
1996 Travelled extensively in Japan

1970 St Martins School of Art, London. Commonwealth Institute Gallery, Edinburgh
1974-76 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1976 Solander Gallery, Canberra
1977 Powell St Gallery, Melbourne. Coventry Gallery, Sydney. Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane. Coventry Gallery, Sydney. Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane. Warehouse Gallery, Melbourne. Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane. Coventry Gallery, Sydney. Miller Gallery, Perth. Stanfield Gallery, Melbourne.
1982 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1984 Miller Gallery, Perth
1985 & 1989 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
1989 Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1991 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
1993 Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1993-94 Gallery 460, Gosford Regional Galleries, Touring Exhibition, 'Vistas, Views and Visions' organised by New England Art Museum, Armidale
1994 Gallery on Brunswick, Brisbane
1996 Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan

1970 St Martins School of Art Gallery, London
1974 Australian Printmakers - Bonython Gallery, Sydney. Australian Painters, Hamilton New Zealand.
1978 Coventry Collection - Monash University, Melbourne
1979 Australian Commercial Galleries, Basel, Switzerland. Print Biennials at Bradford, UK, and Yugoslavia. Etchings - Curwin Gallery, London.
1980/82/84 Norwegian Print Biennials
1983 Selected as one of 100 world printmakers for an exhibition of world printmakers travelling USA. World Prints (USA).
1983 "Green as a Rainforest" exhibition with Clifton Pugh. Exhibition on the Franklin and Gordon Rivers, organised by the Wilderness Society.
1986 "Print as an Object" - travelling exhibition to regional galleries organised by the Print Council of Australia. Print Biennial, Eire (Juror's Choice).
1988 Invited to exhibit with the Watercolor Society, Sydney
1992 Watercolourists - Breewood Gallery, Katoomba
1995 Three Painters - Savah Gallery, Sydney
1996 Selections of watercolours and Etchings in a gallery exhibition of Australian Art. Corbally-Staunton Gallery, London. "Australian Watercolours from Gallery Collection 1880s to 1980s" at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and travelling regional galleries. "East of the Sun" - Art Gallery of NSW exhibition at Whiteley Annex.

1976 Mosman Print Prize
1973 & 74 Royal Agricultural Society, Sydney - modern painting section. City of Hamilton, Victoria - watercolour prize. Art Gallery of NSW - Wynne Trustees Watercolour Prize.
1979 Sutherland Art Prize. Wollongong Art Prize.
1982 Berrima Art Prize. Camden Art Prize.
1983 Warnambool Print Acquisition (Victoria)
1986 Berrima Art Prize. Eire Print Biennial - awarded Juror's Choice  

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