The Power Plant

Dylan Miner


Courtesy Michigan State University

Dylan Miner, born in 1976, is an artist, activist, scholar, and transformational leader. He is Dean and Professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) at Michigan State University. He is a founding member of the artist collective Justseeds. As an artist, he has hung nearly 30 solo art exhibitions, as well as participated in more than 115 group exhibitions. Dylan Miner has created graphics for numerous community organizations, social justice campaigns, and environmental organizations. Miner has published extensively, including chapters published in books by Duke University Press, Yale University Press, and Oxford University Press, among many others. His book Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island (2014) was published by the University of Arizona Press. Born and raised in Michigan, Miner is a registered citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario. His most recent publication is “Rivers of Resistance” in the current issue of Canadian Geographic.