Family Portraits explores the complex duality of relationships, the emotional complexity between parents and children and the expectations that exist between artist and subject.
M.F.A. 1993 Painting Hunter College
B.F.A. 1986 Illustration The New School for Social Research,
Parsons School of Design
2001- Full Time Instructor
Present Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandizing, Los Angeles, CA
Department: Visual Communication
Courses: Ideation Sketching, Perspective Techniques, and Critical Concepts
Department: Interior Design
Sketching Techniques, Perspective, and Presentation Techniques
Department: General Studies
Courses: Color Theory, Design Fundamentals, Color & Design Theory,
Seminar in the Arts
Department: Graphic Design
Courses: Drawing Fundamentals
2008-2009 Art Instructor
ARTLAB, Los Angeles, CA
Courses: Painting in Oil, Watercolor Technique, Life Drawing
Art Instructor and Internship Coordinator
City-As-School, New York, NY
Courses: Art Exploration Project, Social Issues in Film,
Gender Discussion Group
2005 Inseparable, Western Project, Culver City, CA (catalogue)
2002 Playgrounds, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Summer White, Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Boxed Set, White Columns, New York, NY
1993 M.F.A Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College, New York, NY
1993 Mrs. Norman Maine (performance), PS 122, New York, NY
1992 Spectator Pumps (performance), Dixon Place, New York, NY
Group Exhibitions/Collaborative Performances
2012 Michael Perelman and Nancy Picot Riegelman, Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Inadvertent Rapture or Dispensationmentarianism, Fluxco, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Dropped Drawers, Spring Arts Tower, Los Angeles, CA
2004 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Baby, Western Project, Culver City, CA
2002 4-Ever, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, benefit auction, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
2000 Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York, NY
2000 Gallery Group Show, Steffany Martz, New York, NY
1997 Summer Invitational, Steffany Martz, New York, NY
1996 Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York, NY
1996 fin de siècle, Nicholas Davies & Co., New York, NY
1992 GLIGLR (performance), The Kitchen, New York, NY
1992 Gang Time (performance), The Mix Festival, New York, NY
1991 Public Address (performance), Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
1991 What We Want (performance), Gay and Lesbian Studies Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Bibliography (asterisk denotes artist’s work)
Cliff Benjamin, catalogue & essay, Inseparable, Western Project, Los Angeles, CA, October 2005.
L.A. Alternative Press, exhibition announcement/preview, 14 Days in L.A., October 14, 2005, 13.
Los Angeles Times, exhibition announcement/preview, 8 Days: Galleries, October 13, 2005, E50.
Nancy Reigelman, *illustrations, Colors for Modern Fashion: Drawing Fashion with Colored Markers, 9 Heads Media, Los Angeles, CA, 2005, 408-410,440-441.
Irene Tsatsos (curator), catalogue, 4-Ever, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, 4.
David Robertson, *cover illustration, Denmark Vesey, Knopf, New York, 1999.
Walter Armstrong, *reproductions, “The Way We Live Now,” POZ, May 1998, 67 & 76.
Craig Seligman, *reproduction, “Craig Seligman on D.A. Miller,” Art Forum, December 1998, 21.
Bill Arning, review, Time Out: New York, July 30, 1998, 53.
Ken Johnson, review, New York Times, July 24, 1998, E40.
Jane Kaplowitz, exhibition announcement, New York Magazine, July 20, 1998.
Kim Levin, exhibition announcement, Village Voice, July 7, 1998.
Meredith Mandelsohn, review, Artnet, July 1, 1998.
Patrick Horrigan, *cover illustration, Widescreen Dreams: Growing Up Gay at the Movies, Wisconsin University Press, Madison, WI, 1998.
D. A. Miller, *artist project and cover illustration, Place for Us: Essay on the Broadway Musical, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1998.
Elise Harris, profile and *reproduction, “Top of the Pops: a roundup of artists with careers on the rise,” Out Magazine, February 1998, 46.
Art in America, *reproduction, “Building Men,” November 1996, 33.
Laurie Fitzpatrick, profile *reproductions, “Still Lives by Michael Perelman,” Art & Understanding, October 1996, 16-19.
Book Forum, *reproduction, June 1996.
Joel Sanders, editor, *cover illustration and reproductions, STUD: The Architectures of Masculinity, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY, 1996, 272-273.
X-X-X FRUIT, *reproductions, No.3: “Diaries,” June 1996, 64-65.
L.D. Beghtol, review and *reproduction, “Fine Art of Pride,” HX Magazine, June 1996, 40.