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Dora Atwater Millikin

 (born 1960)
Dora Atwater Millikin is active/lives in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island.  Dora Millikin is known for modernist industrial landscape painting.

Dora Atwater Millikin

Biography from Walker-Cunningham Fine Art

Dora Atwater Millikin grew up in Little Compton, Rhode Island and attended the Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield, MA graduating with the Senior Art Prize and went on to earn her Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Painting, Drawing and Art History from Newcomb College, Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Seeking an intensive and structured academic art program, Ms. Millikin enrolled as a full time student at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts (Old Lyme, Connecticut), graduating in May of 2002 with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Painting where she continues her studies today through regular peer critique workshops.

Influenced by early American Modernism, Millikin's subject of coastal New England scenery has an emphasis on the gritty, industrial aspects of the landscape, the ordinary and the contemporary.

She has received numerous awards and prizes in juried exhibitions including the Providence Art Club, The Salmagundi Club, the Newport Art Museum and the National Arts Club. 

Her membership list includes the Providence Art Club, the Lyme Art Association and the Portsmouth Art Guild.  She is on the board of several arts related organizations including South Coast Artists, Little Compton Historical Society, and the Tiverton Arts Council. 

Dora Atwater Millikin maintains a studio in Westport Point, Massachusetts.

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About  Dora Atwater Millikin

Born:  1960 - Little Compton, Rhode Island
Known for:  modernist industrial landscape painting