Micki Watanabe Spiller is an artist, whose work examines the narratives of space, through sculpture as well as artist books. She has been in many group and solo shows both nationally and internationally. She has participated in residencies at Smack Mellon, the Evergreen House in Baltimore, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, and World Views Studios in the World Trade Center.
She is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Grant, Art Matters Grant and a Regional NEA grant. She received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute, and her MFA from Ohio State University. Currently she is a faculty member at Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute. Most recently, she juggles her time going to museums with her 3-1/2 year old son, teaching and trying to get to the studio.