A. George Miller
American, 1905 - 1984
Signed and dated A. George Miller, '59 lower right.
A. George Miller was born in Monroe, MI in 1904 and attended the Art Institute of Chicago beginning in 1923. Miller was one of the three official photographers for the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair, The Century of Progress. After the Worlds Fair, he opened his own photography agency called “Photography Inc.” Miller became a painter as well as a photography instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago. He exhibited his artwork at the museum's Annual Exhibitions, as well. A renaissance man, Miller designed numerous patents for cameras and other photographic equipment. His paintings typically show a Modernist, linear technique and often depict city scenes and urban landscapes. Miller died in 1984 in Pinellas County, FL at the age of 80.