Roberta Miles

Roberta Miles

Roberta is an artist who continually searches for beauty. She has been teaching children through adults about art and beauty for the past 20 years.


  • American Academy of Art – B.F.A. in Oil Painting
  • Northeastern Illinois University – B.Mus. in Vocal Performance


Encaustic, acrylics, oil, charcoal

Areas of focus:

Portrait painting, abstract expressionism


Exhibition highlights:

  • 900 N. Chicago Building, Evanston, IL – 2010
  • Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL – 2009
  • Solo show, Morton College, Berwyn, IL – 2007
  • Two-person show, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL – 2006
  • Solo show, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL – 2005

Other interests and inspirations:

She is a professional Jazz singer, writer, monologist, and producer of 2 shows in Chicago.

Publication highlights:

  • “Find Magic & Music in Roberta Miles' Art,” Wednesday Journal – September 2005
  • “Transformation in the Art of Roberta Miles & Vivian Nunley,” YOGAChicago – May/June 2004

Roberta’s teaching style:

She values beauty, self-expression and fun. It is important for her to create environments that support good communication. Children are her valued partners in life.

Roberta loves EAC because . . .

Its teachers make it unique!

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