KATIE MILLER is an artist from the rolling valleys of Esterhazy, Saskatchewan and is passionate about living life in the present moment and connecting with people through her music, writing and photography.   

Singersongwriter/Recording Artist *Facebook* Katie draws on inspiration from her own life on the prairies, her songs reflecting the importance of being true to yourself and finding light out the darkness. Katie has released two folk-rock albums to date: Silverflower (2015) and A New Day (2016). "The relationship Katie has with music leaves one feeling that the music can indeed recreate the self." ~ Angela Shaffer, punchland.com (Brooklyn, NY) *Full Interview* 

Photographer *Facebook* Katie captures her love of nature and the beauty of the prairie landscape in her photos. Prints are available for purchase in various mediums, including metal, canvas and photoboard. Katie is available for bookings as a freelance photographer on location for portraits and events. "You have a special gift." I always look forward to your photos." ~ Instagram follower.

Rawhides, Stenen SK - Awesome Place❤️ 

New venues are always fun to play and I had a great time performing at in Rawhides in Stenen, Saskatchewan back in February. It was awesomeness all around: the atmosphere, people and I don't even get me started on the food!!! Such a sweet spot on the prairies. Here's a clip of Sunset with my gal, Kathy Travis, on bass.This song is one of my personal favourites on my album, A New Day, and I was inspired to write it about a woman I know that was going through a tough time of losing someone, and I compared this loss to watching the prairie sunset go down. I'm posting this a little late...but with this warmer weather now, I started thinking about summer venues, and am hoping to return to Rawhides this summer and perform with my band on their spectacular deck☀️🎸🎶

Here's a photo of the sweet sunset from the weekend❤️

 

Best Singalong💞 

I was honoured to have performed for the Prairie Women On Snowmobiles Fundraiser for cancer on February 5 in Esterhazy, SK. What an amazing group of ten brave women that shared their own personal story of their battle with cancer with the crowd. It was a feel-good night in witnessing the bond these women have with each other, and I am blessed to have been a part of these special evening. The evening closed with the best singalong, with the ladies joining arm and arm, and singing along to our cover of the classic Four Non Blondes tune, "What's Up." It was an awesome ending to an awesome evening with these awesome women👏

"My Saskatchewan" Exhibit - McAlpine Studios 

Here’s a pic of a couple of my canvas prints displayed at McAlpine Studios for the “My Saskatchewan” exhibit. I attended a lovely opening reception earlier this month and enjoyed discussions among other artists and photographers about their work. Be sure to stop by & have a look at the beauty of the prairies embraced by local artists at this fantastic gallery in my hometown of Esterhazy, Saskatchewan.

 

Tribute Night to Gord Downie & Tom Petty💜  

It is so gratifying after going through all the organizing for an event, to see it turn out to be an overwhelming success! I hosted a Tribute Night To Gord Downie & Tom Petty on Nov 23, 2017 to a packed house at the Maple Leaf Theatre in my hometown of Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. We have an amazing wealth of talent in our neck of the woods & I am so thankful for all of the talented performers that came out and had me and others singing along to the music. It was such a feel-good-warm-fuzzy evening of bringing people together with music. Thank you also to the generosity of everyone who came out & donated at the door and entered our Long Time Running t-shirt raffle, raising a total $1325.60 for the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack fund. Here's a clip of me from the event, singing one of my favourite Hip songs, Fiddler's Green.

My Photography 

Photography has become a passion for me and quite possibly, I believe that this may coincide with my ever-growing passion to find inner peace. At times, it's music, songwriting and performing, and at other times of more recent, it's when I have my camera with me that I feel the most connected to that divine spirit that resides within me. To quote John Muir, "In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks," which seems to ring true for me whether I'm walking on my valley hikes in my neck of the woods by Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, or driving on the surrounding gravel roads chasing down sunrises, sunsets and northern lights. These walks and drives with my camera all bring me a serenity and peace and show me the awesomeness of being present and living in the moment. 

I have recently created my own Facebook Page dedicated to my photography which you can check out here. I have begun to update my website from strictly a musician site to include my photography, as photography has increasingly become a vital avenue for me for my artistic expression. While I continue to perform and write, as most people know me first and foremost as a singersongwriter, Katie Miller the Photographer has become an important part of who I am. 

I was super excited to sell my first print earlier this year at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery's annual Landscape & Memory exhibition, where I had four works displayed. I had these particular photos printed on brushed aluminum and I was very pleased with how the metal captured the brilliance of the colours, which shimmer and change depending on your viewpoint. 

Please check out my Instagram which I use frequently for posting my photography. Instagram is a great forum for sharing my photography and for connecting with other photographers, and I will now be showcasing many of these photos on my new photography page and website. These photos are all available for purchase in various sizes and  mediums including metal, canvas, photoboard and framed. While Landscape Photography is my first love, I have done some portrait sessions and have included some of these portrait photos on my website and Facebook page. For photo inquiries, please email me via my website or message me via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. 

FLOWERS ON THE SUN is my favourite song on my album, A New Day, and was inspired by a note my son wrote when he was four years old, which consisted solely of those four words. I thought it was beautiful and called it his first poem. I saved the note and years later, I formed this song about nature, the environment, and how humankind must be proactive in protecting this beautiful planet for many generations to come.

FLOWERS ON THE SUN is my favourite song on my album, A New Day, and was inspired by a note my son wrote when he was four years old, which consisted solely of those four words. I thought it was beautiful and called it his first poem. I saved the note and years later, I formed this song about nature, the environment, and how humankind must be proactive in protecting this beautiful planet for many generations to come.

Join our mailing list for the latest news