Meet the Staff

Monica Miller

Monica Miller (she/they) | Manager for MIAD Gallery at The Ave

As an artist/cultural producer, Monica brings extensive experience in gallery and public art curation and management; professional development, including the MARNsalons program (2013-2019); creative entrepreneurship; marketing and sales; and events. Monica has national and international experience with production and conceptual support for creatives and non-profits, including digital cultural production. Monica also is an adjunct faculty member at MIAD in New Studio Practice: Fine Arts teaching Sophomore and Junior Seminar.

Monica says their passion “is to bring creatives together,” and their “practice is driven by the accessibility and creation of equitable, collaborative environments for artists.”

In addition to managing MIAD Gallery at The Ave, Monica also will oversee exhibitions in the River Level Under the Stairs and 1st Floor Community Hub (Room 160) spaces. They will work collaboratively with an Advisory Committee composed of faculty, staff, alumni and other community members.

Contact: | (414) 847-3208

Lee Judilla

Lee Judilla (they/any) | Gallery Assistant

Lee Judilla is a senior New Studio Practice student at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Originally from a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, they completed their Associate’s in Liberal Arts at the College of Lake County before moving to Milwaukee in 2020 to pursue their BFA, with an anticipated graduation in 2024. Their work blurs the line between analog and digital technologies, and examines the un(comfortable) liminality of the queer Asian-American experience in the process.

Judilla has worked for MIAD’s Gallery at The Ave since February of 2022, assisting with gallery exhibitions and brand implementation. They are also a member of the MIAD Gallery at The Ave committee, assisting with meetings as a student liaison.