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Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller’s photographic practice has documented over 40 years of quotidian Black life: images of African Americans viewed through a variety of everyday positive, relatable, uplifting, and ordinary experiences. She strives to capture/create the visual simplicity of her subjects by emphasizing highlights and shadows, while studying the human condition from a visual perspective. Miller’s work has been exhibited internationally. It is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Museum of the City of New York, the Schomburg Center for Black Culture and Research, in other art institutions, and in private collections. Miller’s photographs have also been widely published in numerous books and articles.

Current Exhibitions Featuring Cheryl Miller

If We Stand Tall: Recollections of Spirits Past

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

Through decades of Black figurative film-based photography, Cheryl Miller chronicles everyday experiences in the series “If We Stand Tall: Recollections of Spirits Past”—the rituals, social dynamics, and cultural nuances that define African American communities.

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