Vel Miller is active/lives in California. Vel Miller is known for Indian figure, landscape and portrait painting, sculpture.
Biography Vel Miller
In painting and sculpting, Vel Miller concentrates on the more emotional view of the West. Vel says, "The most rugged and strongest people I've known have also been the kindest and most loving. This is the feeling I try to portray. I want the person who views my work to see something they have experienced themselves, or to feel a mood that brings them happiness."
Vel attended the Art League of Los Angeles, studying under Hal Reed and Max Turner, and she later taught there. An important mentor, Joe DeYong, a protege of Charlie Russell, encouraged and inspired her with stories and love of the Old West. She taught six oil classes a week for almost ten years until the demand for her art became so great she stopped teaching to
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