Advisor

BRINDA MILLER

Hon. Executive Committee member
Kala Ghoda Association, Mumbai

Born-1960

Brinda Miller studied Textile Design at Sir J.J. School of Art in 1979 with a First Class, standing first in order of merit in Maharashtra. She also studied Drawing and Painting at the Parsons School of Design, New York in 1989.

Since 1982, Brinda has showcased her work via 16 solo exhibitions - and is one of India's most celebrated women artists.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

January 1982 Urja Art Gallery Baroda
August 1984 Taj Art Gallery Mumbai
April 1986 Taj Art Gallery Mumbai
January 1987 Grindlays Bank Mumbai
September 1987 Shridharani Gallery New Delhi
May 1989 Taj Art Gallery Mumbai
December 1990 Taj Art Gallery Mumbai
August 1995 Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai
August 1999 Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai
March 2003 Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai
October 2005 Museum Gallery Mumbai
November 2005 Visual Arts Gallery New Delhi
November 2008 Museum Gallery Mumbai
February 2011 Tao Art Gallery Mumbai
November 2013 Tao Art Gallery Mumbai
January 2018 Tao Art Gallery Mumbai


Brinda has been part of several group shows, and has participated and organized several art workshops and residencies in India, as well as internationally.

Brinda works with several NGOs. Her role as a mentor to several artists (particularly women artists) has made her a respected name in the field. She has successfully led the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival to its present state, with the help a team of mostly women curators. She comes from a family that has encouraged her and her siblings equally, all from a young age - to achieve and strive for success.

One of her most recent projects was a collaboration with art gallerist Tarana Khubchandani. They collaborated to make carpets for an exhibition for the NGO 'Passages' that rehabilitates breast cancer women patients and survivors.

Brinda has been with the Kala Ghoda Association almost since its inception , as Hon. Executive Committee member. She is involved in the beautification and heritage restoration projects in and around this now famous Art District of Mumbai, which hosts the only major multicultural festival in India - The iconic Kala Ghoda Arts Festival .Brinda has been Hon. Festival Director of the iconic Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, and has been instrumental in bringing this festival to its present popularity. She is also Art Adviser and Mentor to several NGOs and not-for-profit Art Organizations such as AVID, a learning program. She is a committee member of Artists' Centre, a non-profit art gallery. Brinda has also been on several prestigious Art and Design juries.

Currently, Brinda is on the Advisory Committee of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai. She is also Education Consultant at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum), Mumbai, where she organizes workshops/seminars/panel discussions for adults as well as children. CSMVS will soon open a Children's Museum by October 2018, for which Brinda will spearhead the programming.

Brinda has been responsible for bringing Public Art to Mumbai and has created murals for the city that she loves. For instance The Khyber Street Wall Mural, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai; Mural for Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai; the Maritime Heritage Mural, Naval Dockyard, Mumbai and has been involved with restoration projects of Traffic Police Chowkys around Mumbai; Her murals are also displayed at the international as well as the domestic lounges of the Mumbai Airport and in the newly made cafe at the Police HQ, Mumbai. She has also been instrumental in the selection of works by other well known contemporary artists of India, at the Mumbai Airport Terminals. Brinda is also on the Advisory Committee of Pune Biennale 2020.

Brinda has won several Women-centric awards through school and college: She was honoured by The Rotary Club of Sealand as ‘Acclaimed Artist’ , 2009. She has also won the Women Achievers Award from the Giants Group, 2009 ; International Women's' Day Award, Young Environmentalists' Programme Trust, 2009 ; the Indian Institute of Interior Design- Icon Among Women Award, 2010; and the Bharat Nirman Award for Women , 2017.
In September 2017, she was a TEDX speaker at IITBHU,Varanasi.

Brinda lives and works in Mumbai , and is married to Architect Alfaz Miller. She is Director of their Interior-Architecture firm Millernium Designs Pvt Ltd.
She has 2 daughters , both are practicing Architects.

Address: Brinda Miller,Studio Millernium,665 Cadell Rd, Dadar (West ),Mumbai 400028, Tel : 022- 24444401
Mob: +91 9890805555        Mail-ID: brindamiller@gmail.com        Website: www.brindamiller.com