The Structured Accident – D1325-19

Date: Aug 26 - 30, 2019

Skill Level(s): III i

Instructor(s): Allison Miller

Tuition: $1,200
Studio Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $45


This advanced painting workshop provides a unique opportunity to open up your practice and push yourself to experiment. Driven by risk-taking and chance, paintings begin with formal, structural or linguistic parameters. From there the direction each work takes is up to the student. Multiple paintings are worked on each day alongside daily group critiques and individual discussions. Formal and conceptual concerns are explored as the group focuses on how these ideas can inform each artist’s individual painting practice.

Media & Techniques:

Students may work in oil and/or acrylic on canvas. If oil paint is preferred, a fast-drying medium such as Galkyd Lite is recommended. Other materials to be used on canvas are welcome


Students paint, critique and discuss work every day. Painting continues outside of class as well.


Allison Miller is represented by Susan Inglett, New York and The Pit, Los Angeles. She has been included in group exhibitions such at The Pizzuti Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe, New York, D’Amelio Terras, New York and in Made in L.A. at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Allison has taught extensively and was awarded the 2017 Frederick Hammersley Visiting Artist Fellowship in conjunction with the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and the 2014 SFAI Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship.

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