The Artists

Creighton Baxter
b. Phoenix AZ, USA

Creighton Baxter (b. 1990, Arizona, USA) is an artist who transforms images and gestures through repetition. She has created commissioned works for Boston University, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, and Rhizome, and has participated in exhibitions and programs at Tom of Finland Foundation, Visual Arts Center at UT Austin, and Allen Memorial Art Museum.

Baxter has been a contributing writer for exhibitions at Marta, Et al Projects, and JB Blunk Estate; and her poetry examining sainthood and the flesh have been published by Telematic Media Arts in Leila Weefur’s PLAY † PREY. Recently, she has contributed illustrations to The Yale Review and Duke University Press.

As a performer, her practice often includes collaborative behavior–working as a writer, actor and visual artist in projects by Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Jarbas Lopez, Matt Savitsky and Miller Robinson among others. For many years, she worked in the endurance-based performance collective The Highest Closet and is now a collective member of What Would an HIV Doula Do. She has presented lectures on her studio practice at CalArts School of Dance, Rutgers University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Massachusetts College of Art and Design among others.

Creighton Baxter received her BFA at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University and her MFA in Painting/Printmaking at Yale University.

Instagram @creightonbaxter

Miller Robinson
b. Lodi, CA

Miller Robinson (it/its/itself) is a Karuk/Yurok two-spirit transdisciplinary artist of of the Klamath River Basin in Northern California, based in unceded Tongva Territory, Los Angeles. While working between LA and Northern Calornia, it's work encompasses actions, tattooing, books, garments, sculpture, installation, and video, and is in constant dialogue with the state of materials and experiences. Founded in collaboration, storytelling and the passage of non-linear timelines, themes of growth, decay, transfiguration, and temporality are routine to its practice.

Miller manages a studio of 8 artists in Lincoln Heights, CA and currently works in collaboration with Creighton Baxter and Elyse Graham, Lucho T Cervantes, and Luis Motta.

Under the mentorship of artist Jeffrey Gibson, Miller was a fellow of the Queer|Art Mentoship Program in 2023 as well as an awardee of the 2022 Los Angeles Artadia Award. They recently wexhibitwed there work in the 2023 Made in LA: Acts of Living biannual and the Hammer Museum. Miller’s currently working towards a research-project about the wildfire crisis in California in partnership with Di Rosa Contemporary and the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center in Santa Rosa and has an upcoming solo show with Tim Hawkinson Gallery in November 2024.

Miller received a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2014 and has  exhibited in Los Angeles at the Hammer Museum, Southwest Museum, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Heritage Square Museum, Ben Maltz Gallery, and with Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE),  amongst others. Miller’s work has been published in the New York Times, Hyperallergic,  No-nS…e;nSI/c::::a_L and by SmingSmingBooks.

Email Website Instagram @millerrobinson