Meet the Artist: Harold Miller

Harold Miller of Brandon, MS is one of 14 artists selected to exhibit in the 2014 Alabama and Neighbors Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, on view through Nov. 2.  

In addition to the exhibition of a single work from each artist, all finalists will participate in a weekend-long sale, Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, in the newly renovated Susan Phillips Gardens. The Friday evening sale is a ticketed event, where guests may browse and shop the sale before the general public.

This program has been made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Artist Statement

I am a people watcher who seeks to introduce individuals to the spirit of an animated creation captured in clay. As a sculptor, I create life-like characters that serve as a tribute to a bygone era, as well as commissions of founders, family members, reliefs, busts, life-sized dolls, awards, and animals. It is my passion to create soul-stirring forms that tell a timeless story that affects each person’s heart according to his life experience.

Harold Miller
(Brandon, Mississippi, b. 1957)
Rum Bar, 2013
Clay, tin, wood, acrylic paint

Guests of the preview sale on Oct. 31 will have an opportunity to browse and shop the event exclusively and enter to win a $100 credit towards purchase. Light hors d’oeuvres and cocktail service by Ursula’s Catering and the Museum Cafe will also be a part of the evening’s activities. The public sale is from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 2. Regular museum admission is free courtesy of JCSM Business Partners.

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