Miriam Bisceglia is a Painter, Printmaker, and Fiber Artist.
Born in 1957, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Miriam received a BS from New York University in 1979. At New York University she studied drawing with Robert Kaupelis and Viscosity Print Making with Krishna Reddy. They were both great influences to her life and her art. In 1980, Miriam continued her education at The Fashion Institute of Technology and received a year later, an AAS in Textile Design. Miriam worked for many years in the fashion industry as a designer, developing fabric patterns and creating color lines. In 2000, Miriam returned to school to pursue an MFA in Painting and Printmaking at William Paterson University of New Jersey. Upon graduation, in 2005, she received the prestigious graduate award for Creative Excellence in Visual Art. Miriam has been teaching in the Art Department as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at William Paterson since 2005 and is currently teaching their Textile Design courses.
Miriam Has participated in numerous gallery shows and juried exhibitions. These include Connections, at the Ben Shahn Center for the Arts, 2006, juried by Donald Kuspit, Art Critic and Art Historian, and Paper 2019, at the Silvermine Center for the Arts in New Canaan, Connecticut, juried by Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator Prints and Drawings Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2021, Miriam participated in Works on Paper at LBIF, juried by Lanka Tattersall, Senior Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at MoMA.
Miriam lived for over ten years in the Hudson Valley New York, where she still spends much time working and traveling. Currently, she lives in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her work is held in public and private collections.