Originally from Los Angeles, California, Adia Millett received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts. Her work has recently been exhibited at the Oakland Museum, The Museum of African Diaspora, as well as a solo show at Pro Arts Gallery and at Patricia Sweetow Gallery in Oakland. Millett has been a standout in numerous group exhibitions including the well-received “Greater New York” show at PS1 in Long Island City, New York and “Freestyle” at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York. She is also a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. She has been included in exhibitions at the Barbican Gallery in London; The California African American Museum, Los Angeles; The Craft and Folk Museum in LA; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta; The Santa Monica Museum of Art; The Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, as well as solo shows at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia. Residencies include: Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, the Studio Museum in Harlem residency program, Three Walls Artist Residency, Headlands Center for the Arts and the Fountainhead residency in Miami. Millett has taught as an artist in residence at Columbia College in Chicago, UC Santa Cruz, Cooper Union in NY, and currently teaches at California College of the Arts.