Miles Bair Resume

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (1990 to present)

Duane Reed Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri

Dubuque Museum of Art, Iowa
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington

Neville Public Museum, Green Bay
William Havu Gallery, Denver

Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago

Quincy Art Center, Illinois
Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Mclean County Arts Center, Bloomington, Illinois

Illinois Agricultural Association, Bloomington

Carole Jones Gallery, Chicago

One Illinois Center, Chicago
Carole Jones Gallery, Chicago

East/West Contemporary Fine Art, Chicago
Kansas State University, Manhattan
Naperville art Center, Illinois

Lloyd Shin Gallery, Chicago
C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago


Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota
State Farm Hall, Bloomington, Illinois
Dubuque Art Museum, Iowa
First Western Trust Bank, Denver
City Hall and Transportation Center, Normal, Illinois
Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin
McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, Illinois
Shirk Foundation Collection, Beer Nuts Corporation
Quincy Art Center, Quincy, Illinois
Ames Foundation, Ames Library, Bloomington, Illinois
Central Illinois Regional Airport, Bloomington Illinois
Takeuchi Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Kemper Group Corporation Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Illinois Wesleyan University Memorial Center Collection, Bloomington, Illinois
Milliken University Collection, Decatur, Illinois
College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota
Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania
City Hall, Wilmington, Delaware

VISITING ARTIST                                                                                                                   

Albertson College, Idaho
Tama Art University, Tokyo
Oberin University, Tokyo
Drake University, Iowa
Milliken University, Illinois
Kansas State University
Illinois State University
Pennsylvania State University
Saint Cloud State University, Minnesota
The Clearing Folk School, Wisconsin
Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina


Received numerous grants including: Technos International College Japan Travel/Study Grant, Illinois Wesleyan University Artistic and Scholarly Development Grants (8 awarded), U. S. Department of Education funded study travel in Germany, Jerome Foundation Grant, West Virginia University Senate Arts Research Award.

Miles Bairearned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Edinboro University and a master’s degree from West Virginia University. Bair is a Professor of Art and was for three decades Director of the Ames School of Art at Illinois Wesleyan University where he teaches painting and art theory.