Rodney McMillian

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Rodney McMillian (born 1969, in Columbia, South Carolina) is an artist based in Los Angeles.

McMillian holds a BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. He studied art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts in 2002.

McMillian’s work has been exhibited at the UCLA Hammer Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Studio Museum in Harlem New York, the Herning Art Museum in Denmark, the Royal Academy in London, Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art[1] and the Whitney.[2] His work features in collections including the Harald Falckenberg Collection and the Saatchi Gallery.[3] His 2012 solo exhibition Prospect Ave was shown at Maccarone in New York and featured found-object sculpture, site-specific installation, video, and paintings.[4]

McMillian was recently named one of the 30 American artists.[5]


  1. ^ Rodney McMillian profile, Institute of Contemporary Art
  2. ^ Rodney McMillian listing, Whitney Biennial.
  3. ^ Rodney McMillian, Saatchi Gallery Artists Profile
  4. ^ Schwarting, Jen (November 2012). "Rodney McMillian: Prospect Ave.". The Brooklyn Rail. 
  5. ^ Artist Profiles, 30 Americans. Corcoran Gallery of Art

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