Apryl Miller, daughter of a minister, was born in Chicago and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. She credits her art career to being raised in a large, creative, DIY family and her work reflects the tradition she was taught as a child, that of making something your own, by making it yourself. A lifelong poet, she came to visual art later in life, when the apex of her background resulted in crafting a vernacular art environment for her young daughters. This space has been described by Salon.com as “one of the most immersive, intricate, habitable art installations in the city…it is extremely important when looking at the history of immersive art installations”. Like a magician with an endless silk scarf, she has continued to produce with an unabated creativity.
Ms. Miller’s work has been showcased on MTV and on 4 different HGTV shows. She was profiled, in 2012, by Hyperallergic and Milk Made of Milk Made Studios. Her work has been featured in national and international publications including, Working Mother, ASOS, The Sunday Times Style Magazine, and Kontsvarlden. A popular lecturer, she has spoken extensively on her work to The Princeton Historical Society, Docents of NYC, Bates Technical College, The University of Missouri and most notably, Open House New York.