Michelle Miles
Multimedia Artist. Writer. Disability Rights Advocate.

Currently: Access and Inclusive Education Intern at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

2019 - B.A. Studio Art concentrating in Cinematography; B.A. Global Development Studies; minor in English, University of Virginia

Screenings & Exhibitions
2020 - how did we get here?, Sundance Film Festival Shorts, New Frontiers
2020 - hand model, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2019 - hand model, VSA Connected, Volkswagen Headquarters, US
2019 - hand model, VSA Connected, Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill
2019 - Signal 8, Producer, New York Film Festival
2019 - fantasy bra(ces), Alumni show in Ruffin Gallery, UVA
2019 - Thesis Exhibition, Ruffin Gallery, UVA
2019 - Las Montañas Inquietas, Editor - Vinegar Hill Theater, Charlottesville, VA
2017 - Egress, Adrenaline Film Competition, Runner Up for Mentor’s Award
​​​​​​​2016 - cut peach,  Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
2016 - Four, Adrenaline Film Competition, Runner Up for Audience Choice Award
2016 - Beatrix, My Hero International Film Festival, 3rd Place winner in the Individuality Category
2014 - Beatrix, Los Angeles Future Filmmakers Festival, Best Documentary Award
2014 - Beatrix, Santa Monica International Teen Film Festival
2014 - Beatrix, Virginia Student Film Festival
2014 - Beatrix, William & Mary Global Film Festival
2011-2015 - Photography exhibits at the Albemarle County Office Building, Charlottesville Airport, Fashion Square Mall, Carter Mountain Orchard, CitySpace, C’ville Coffee, and McGuffey art center. 

Selected Articles/Features
“Michelle Miles Brings ‘Amazing Eye’ to UVA, Accessibility”, UVA Today, March 18, 2016
“Untold Stories”, Hack Cville’s Pioneer x UVA Student Council, November 1, 2017
Awards / Residencies
2019 - Residenct, Art Beyond Sight Art & Disability Residency, NY
2019 - VSA Connected Emerging Young Artists, Grand Prize Winner
2019 - UVA Student Council's Student Art Fund 
2018 - Miller Arts Scholars Fourth-Year Arts Award
2017 - Miller Arts Scholars Third-Year Arts Award
2015 - Piedmont Council for the Arts Rising Star Award