Rites of Passage

Through her oil paintings, the artist explores anxiety, nostalgia, and social and environmental themes. Mills received her BFA from Tyler School of Art and her MFA from The Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts. In 2011, Mills was awarded a Career Development Program Fellowship at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists. She is currently working on a series of paintings documenting children's interactions with surrounding fragile ecosystems as part of a residency at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education in Philadelphia.