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J. Arthur Miller  '54
Major at Amherst: Fine Arts (shared the Heisey Prize with Maury Childs)
Current Job Title: Architect/ Planner (firm Owner)
Artist Web site(s):
Type of Art: Modern Architecture and Site Design/Planning.
Artist Statement:
Master in Architecture degree (with high honors) from MIT.
Winner of several awards for excellence in architectural design.
Author of several published works in the fields of Architecutre, Planning, and Development.
Design Executive of seveal large firms, and Executive Director of the Michigan Governor's Special Commission on Architecture.
Professor of "Architecural Design" and "Environmental Studies" at U. of Detroit.
Practiced nationwide, licensed in seveal states.
Advice and Insights:
Miller's test results, from "VIA Signature Strengths Survey":
1. Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence: higher than 90% of Website users.
2. Creativity, Ingenuity, and Originality: higher than 89% of Website users.
3. Gratitude: higher than 88% of Website users.
4. Social intelligence: higher than 93% of Website users.
Amherst College: Heisey Prize in Fine Arts;
M.I.T.: Tau Beta Pi Honorary Engineering Fraternity; Society of the Plastics Industry National Architectural Competition: Second Prize; AIA Gulf Coast Chapter: Award of Special Commendation for Manatee County  
Beach    Master Plan;
AIA Florida Association: Award of Merit for Manatee County Beach Master Plan; Michigan Governor's Award for Excellence in Architecture; Michigan Governor's Award for Excellence in Interior Design.