Brinda Miller studied Textile Design at Sir J.J. School of Art, with a First Class, standing First in order of merit, in Maharashtra in 1979. She also studied Drawing and Painting at the Parsons School of Design, New York. Since 1982, Brinda has showcased her work via 16 solo exhibitions.
|January||1982||Urja Art Gallery||Baroda|
|August||1984||Taj Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|April||1986||Taj Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|September||1987||Shridharani Gallery||New Delhi|
|May||1989||Taj Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|December||1990||Taj Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|August||1995||Jehangir Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|August||1999||Jehangir Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|March||2003||Jehangir Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|November||2005||Visual Arts Gallery||New Delhi|
|February||2011||Tao Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|November||2013||Tao Art Gallery||Mumbai|
|January||2018||Tao Art Gallery||Mumbai|
Brinda has been part of several group shows, in India, as well as internationally. She has participated and organized several art workshops and residencies.
Brinda has been with the Kala Ghoda Association (founded in 1998) almost since its inception, and has served as Festival Director of Kala Ghoda Arts Festival for several years, and has been instrumental in bringing this festival to its present popularity. She is involved in the beautification and heritage restoration projects in and around this now famous Art District of Mumbai, which hosts the only major multicultural festival in India.
At present she is Hon. Chairperson of Kala Ghoda Association.
She is also Art Adviser and Mentor to several NGOs, and not-for-profit Art Organizations like Artists’ Centre. Brinda has also been on several prestigious Art and Design juries.
Between 2016 to 2018, Brinda has been on the Advisory Committee of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai. At present, she is also Education and Cultural Consultant at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum), Mumbai, where she organizes and hosts workshops/seminars/panel discussions for adults as well as children. Brinda is also on the Advisory Board of CSMVS’s Children’s Museum. Brinda has participated as a speaker in several seminars in India as well as internationally- The most recent ones in 2018 are: WADE India (Women in Architecture +Design), New Delhi and FACP (Federation of Asian Cultural Promotion), Busan, Korea. Brinda has been responsible for bringing art into public spaces, and has created murals for Mumbai, a city that she loves. For instance, The Khyber Street Wall Mural, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai; Mural for Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai; the Maritime Heritage Mural, Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. She has been involved with restoration projects of Traffic Police Chowkys around Mumbai; her murals are also displayed at the international as well as the domestic lounges of the Mumbai Airport and at the Police Café, Police HQ, and Mumbai. Brinda has also been instrumental in the execution of works by other well known contemporary artists of India, at the Mumbai Airport.
Brinda has won several awards through school and college: She was honored by The Rotary Club of Sealand as ‘Acclaimed Artist’, 2009. She has also won the Women Achievers Award from the Giants Group, 2009 ; International Women's' Day Award, Young Environmentalists' Program Trust, 2009 ; the Indian Institute of Interior Design- Icon Among Women Award, 2010; the Bharat Nirman Award, 2017 ; In March 2019, Brinda received the Annual IMC Ladies Wing award and was felicitated for her contribution to the Arts; In 2021 she was invited to be Hon. Member of Rotary Club of Mumbai Kalakar; in 2021 she received the ‘Make Earth Green Again Mega Achiever Award’ for conservation of arts and culture
Brinda lives and works in Mumbai, and is married to Architect Alfaz Miller. She is Director of their Interior Architecture firm- Miller Design Pvt Ltd. Her daughters Aahana Miller and Aashti Miller are practising Architects.