(1918 - 1993)
Cyril Miles was active/lived in Michigan, Massachusetts. Cyril Miles is known for collage, assemblage.
Biography Cyril Miles
Born 1918 in Boston, Mass, Cyril Miles, was a Detroit painter, collagist, poet and teacher. A student of Sarkis Sarkisian at Detroit’s Cranbrook Academy and a teacher at both the Detroit Institute of Arts and Highland Park Community College, her work was inspired by a global view of folk cultures, making constant reference to life’s universals, the things that connect us all. Starting out in a job wherein she painted cookie jars for twelve cents a piece, her work is now in the collections of many private corporations and museums. Deeply moved by African Art, like Picasso she took an abstract approach and often rendered the human form in geometrics. At a celebrated Mexican festival, her work was exhibited alongside th
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