Hello! My name is Madeline Peng Miller and welcome to my website!
Linked in my site’s tabs are different segments of my full portfolio as well as a links to my Art Instagram and references. I graduated from UCSB in June 2021 and am currently working as a freelance illustrator as well as a studio manager for Umar Rashid.
I draw, paint, make comics, and animate! I have a long history painting and drawing, as well as an affinity for digital art and animation. Available for all your character design/concept art/illustration needs!
- began work as an art assitant for Umar Rashid, worked on paintings for En Garde/On God at Blum & Poe, Half Gallery, Almine Contemporary.
- graduated with a B.A. in Art from UCSB with a 3.92 GPA & highest honors
- work featured in the UCSB Art Department’s Honors Thesis show in the Glassbox Gallery
- given award of distinction for focused involvement and significant achievement in campus + community activities after illustrating for KCSB-FM
- oversaw and produced the KCSB-FM 2021 Zine with community members and a volunteer force
- oversaw and produced the UCSB Art Department Honors Program’s zine
- featured in the UCSB Trans & Queer Commission’s virtual exhibition Queering Art
- oversaw and produced the Telekinetic Jelly zine for the performance festival of the same name, organized by Shana Moulton
- partnered with Art Locale™ selling prints as a contracted artist
- selected as one of 8 international winners for the Adobe x Keith Haring digital art contest for “Housing Is a Human Right”
- awarded Fenton Award for Excellence in Painting award from the University of California, Santa Barbara
- accepted into UCSB Honors Art program (10 undergraduate students/year)
- began working at KCSB-FM 91.9 as the Publications Coordinator/Station Designer
- began internship with the Catalyst Literary Arts Magazine as 2020-21 Art Editor
- taught a variety of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign skills to 50+ students at KCSB-FM workshops and during lectures for the Catalyst undergraduate course
- animated short “Little Big Brother” debuted at the SB Cast Gallery
- began working at KCSB-FM 91.9 as the Archives Coordinator, self starting the entire Archives department
- Dean’s list placement in the UCSB Art Department
- freelance design and illustration work
- graduated from Van Nuys High School as campus Valedictorian with High Honors
- president of the Van Nuys High School Theater Department
- vice president of the Van Nuys High School Young Artist’s Coalition
- began B.A. in Art at the University of California, Santa Barbara