Miller-Hauenfels was born in Graz in 1893 as the sister of the painter Erich Miller- Hauenfels. From 1913 followed the training at the art school for women and girls with Adalbert F. Seligmann, Ludwig Michalek and Christian Ludwig Martin. Already in the 1920s she participated in a variety of exhibitions in Vienna for example in the Künstlerhaus, in the Secession or in the Association of Viennese Art in the Museum of Art and Industry. In 1930, the frescoes were painted in the parish church Itzling in Salzburg. Miller-Hauenfels, especially as a painter, gained great prominence with her expressive woodcuts and religious motifs, landscapes and illustrations.