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Aisling Millar was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1982 and immigrated to the United States in August 1994. She moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 2000 to attend the University of North Florida. In 2005 she graduated with Bachelors of Arts in Education, Cum Laude and in 2011 she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics and Sculpture.  She then received her MFA in Sculpture from East Carolina University in 2014.  Aisling was the Instructor of Record for Sculpture Survey, Drawing I, Design I, and Design II at East Carolina University while working towards her MFA.  

Aisling primarily creates outdoor steel sculpture and has exhibited her work throughout the southeastern United States including Greenville, NC, Sebring, FL, Portsmouth, VA, Chapel Hill, NC and Kissimmee, FL.  She also exhibits indoor work in both local and regional shows.  She recently completed a commission of concrete mosaic benches for City of Greenville, NC, for permanent placement  in the Dream Park.  She has completed commissioned murals and portraits for individuals and businesses throughout Florida.

She is a member of the Tri-State Sculptures, the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance, the College Arts Association, and the Golden Key International Honour Society.

Millar has been awarded many scholarships throughout her studies at East Carolina University including;  the Tri-State Sculpture Scholarship, the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance Scholarship, the Dean Lichtmann Scholarship, the Clair E. Armstrong Scholarship, at two Student Research Grants.  While attending the University of North Florida, Aisling was the recipient of the Kris Wardlaw Scholarship for the Center of the Arts in Vero Beach, two Elizabeth Edgar Hall Scholarships, the Leslie Baddard Scholarship, and a travel scholarship to attend the 6th International Conference of Contemporary Cast Iron Art in Kidwelly, Wales.

Before teaching for East Carolina University, Aisling earned  teaching experience in the Visual Arts while working as the Lead Museum Educator for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville, FL from 2009 – 2011 and with Duval County Public Schools as the Visual Arts Teacher at Lake Forest Elementary School of Visual and Performing Arts from 2005 – 2009. She has also worked with Art with a Heart in Healthcare at Wolfon Children’s Hospital, the Ponte Vedra Cultural Center, and Young Rembrandts. She taught a painting workshop at the Seaside Playgarden Woldorf School and has provided private instruction to both children and adults.