Chris Millar was born in Claresholm, Alberta, and currently lives and works in Calgary. He completed a BFA at the Alberta College of Art + Design in 2000. He participated in the 2005 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art and he has been shortlisted twice for the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, in 2005 and 2007. Pulling from formal influences such as comic books, rock music, video games, television, the art world and pop culture in general, Millar’s paintings put spoof through a blender, chewing up narrative arcs and spitting them back out in a vortex of idiom, ribaldry and farce. Bejeweled Double Festooned Plus Skull for Girls was recently acquired by the National Gallery of Canada for its collection. In August of this year, Millar’s works will be on view at the Melbourne Art Fair, Australia with TrépanierBaer Gallery.
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Chris Millar, Bejeweled Double Festooned Plus Skull for Girls, 2009. Acrylic paint, styrene, ABS, metal. Collection of the National Gallery of Canada.
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