From his days growing up in Maryland, Richard Miller has had two passions. First, a love for making art, and second, a love of music. These two interests would run parallel throughout his life, ultimately coinciding in Miller’s unique music based paintings.
In his early years, Richard was always drawing and painting, receiving numerous honors and recognition for his work. It was during this same period that a deep love for music evolved as well. Although Richard never played an instrument himself, music would become a major inspiration in Miller’s work that continues to the present day. It has been in recent years where an awareness of the phenomenon of chromaesthesia, the ability to perceive sound in terms of color, has become a central aspect in Richard’s imagery. It is in this way that Miller’s imagery and the world of sound were brought together in his work.