Rodney McMillian, Untitled, 2010, vinyl and thread. Courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer

Rodney McMillian - Assistant Professor, Sculpture

Rodney McMillian's artistic practice embodies a wide range of media and techniques. An overarching concern in his work is the relationship between language, aesthetics and content. McMillian had recent solo exhibitions at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects and the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions worldwide, including the Whitney Biennial (2008), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The California Biennial 2008, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach; Philosophy of Time Travel, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Ordinary Culture: Heikes/Helms/McMillian, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Painting in Tongues, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the traveling exhibition Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Art, Oslo; USA Today, Royal Academy of Art, London; Thing: New Sculpture from Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; and Frequency, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.

MFA, California Institute of the Arts


E-mail: rmcmillian@ucla.edu