Biography


Jeff Millikan was born In Rochester, Minnesota in 1952. He received a BFA in photography (1974-summa) and an MFA in printmaking (1977) from the University of Minnesota. His work has been exhibited and collected extensively and he has had numerous solo exhibitions including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Walker Art Center, the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago and the Lawrence Miller Gallery in New York City. He has received numerous grants and awards in the Arts including Fellowships from the Jerome Foundation, the MN State Arts Board, the McKnight Foundation and the Bush Foundation, and residencies from as diverse of organizations as the Polaroid Corporation and the Bell Museum of Natural History. He has taught photography at the University of Minnesota for the last 35 years and is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Art Department.