Wayne State University

Millee Tibbs

Millee Tibbs

  • Assistant Professor

Academic Interests

 Photography, Photographic Theory and History


Millee Tibbs holds an MFA in photography from RISD and a BA in studio art and Hispanic studies from Vassar College. She is interested in surfaces and their relationship to what lies beneath - the discrepancy between what we see and what we know. Tibbs has exhibited domestically and internationally at places such as Blue Sky Gallery, Portland Center for Art Photography, Oregon; Notre Dame University, Indiana; Mary Ryan Gallery and Winkeman/Plus Ultra Gallery, both in NY; and at both the Museum of Modern Art and Spanish Cultural Center in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her work is currently held by the Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; the Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn flat file and is a part of the online database at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. She has won numerous awards and grants including: Studio Residencies at The MacDowell Colony and the Wassaic Project in 2011, and the Santa Fe Art Institute in 2010; the Pawtucket Foundation Prize 2008; and the Award of Excellence from RISD in 2007.

Mountains + Valleys (Grand Canyon, One in 9 Variations), 2014

Impossible Geometries (White Sands), 2014

Mountains + Valleys (Canyonlands #1), 2013

Air/Plains (August 3, 2013 "Solar Jet"), 2013

Degrees and Certifications

 MFA in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

BA Vassar College