Deanna Miera
b. 1993 in Albuquerque, NM


EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) 
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Painting & Drawing, SAIC
Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management with a minor in Professional Writing, Columbia College Chicago

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 From The Center, The Plan, Chicago, IL
2022 The Pamphlet Show, Patient Info, Chicago, IL

2021 Goodbye Horses, Research House for Asian Art, Chicago, IL

2021 Graduate Thesis Exhibition, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2020 Legit Exhibition, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2019 Angelespuma, Guayllabamba, Ecuador

2019 With a Capital P: Selections by Six Painters, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
2019 Picnic on the Precipice, MacLean Open Studios, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2019 Halo Halo, Pintô International, New York, NY

2019 Post-Baccalaureate Annual, MacLean Center, SAIC, Chicago, IL

AWARDS

2019-21 New Artists Society Merit Scholarship, SAIC
2020-21 Norine M Nitschke Scholarship, SAIC
2020-21 Joseph/Emily Gidwitz Scholarship, SAIC
2020-21 Recognition Merit Scholarship, SAIC
2019-20 Euthemia Karkazis Scholarship, SAIC
2019-20 Rosaline Cohn Scholarship, SAIC

2019-20 Rupprecht Scholarship, SAIC

2019 NAVE Residency Merit Scholarship (Summer)
2019 Oxbow Work Scholarship (Summer), SAIC
2018-19 Recognition Merit Scholarship, SAIC
2018-19 Rosaline Cohn Scholarship, SAIC
2012-13 New Mexico Lottery Scholarship, UNM
2011-12 Bridge to Success Scholarship, UNM

LECTURES

2021 Graduate Noontime Lectures, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2019 Proyectos Vivos II (presented by NAVE), Quito, Ecuador

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2022 Art Teacher, Chicago Montessori
2021 Teaching Assistant, Sophomore Seminar: Repertoire, SAIC
2021 Teaching Assistant, Contemporary Practices Core II, SAIC
2020 Teaching Assistant, Contemporary Practices Core I, SAIC
2019 Teaching Assistant, Studio Drawing: Representation to Abstraction, SAIC