RESUME

Miriam is a self-taught artist passionate about public art as well as community outreach and engagement. She has spent the last five years working with artists, architects, and designers full-time to produce award-winning large-scale sculptures, installations, and murals across the globe. In her private practice, she has focused mainly on paintings. She has over a dozen private collectors and has exhibited work in dozens of shows across the states and internationally. She received special recognition in an international exhibition as early as 2016. Recent winner of Fulton County’s emerging artist award, she is working tirelessly to put her years of experience managing and assisting other artists in their public and community project to use on her own large-scale public works. 

 

Exhibition Record:

  • Emerging Artist Solo Exhibition, Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta, GA (coming 2019)

  • Creative Explorations in Mixed Media, South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mableton, GA (2018)

  • Signs of Solidarity, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA (2017)

  • Group Show, Formations Studio, Atlanta, GA (2017)

  • 18th Annual Contemporary Art International Juried Online Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE (2016)

  • Bodies + Cities Skin: It’s LIQUID International Art & Architecture Festival, Palazzo Ca’Zanardi, Venice, Italy (2016)

  • Lush Vibes: 3rd Annual Juried Art Exhibit, Franklin Arts Center Resident Artists Gallery, Brainerd, MN (2016)

  • The Farm’s Womb: Exhibition 6, The Arts Exchange, Atlanta, GA (2016)

  • Artists of Georgia: 2nd Annual Art Exhibit & Competition, Dublin Carnegie, Dublin (2016)

  • City of Night Saint Louis, Central Print, Saint Louis, MO (2016)

  • Holiday Pin-Up Exhibit, Mint Gallery, Atlanta, GA (2015)

  • Pin-up Show, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, GA (2015)

Awards & Acknowledgements:

  • Emerging Artist Award, Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County, 2019

  • Art Leaders of Metro Atlanta, 2019

  • Pre-Qualified Mural Directory Artist for Roswell Arts Fund, Winter 2018

  • Featured Artist for the Manhattanville Review, Fall 2017 


  • Featured Artist for A5 Magazine, Portfolio #8, December 2017 


  • Finalist for Duluth Public Arts Commission Mural Project, 2017 


  • Finalist for Mill Hill Community Art Residency, Macon, 2017 


  • Received Special Recognition in International Juried Exhibit for Upstream People 
Gallery (Omaha, NE), 2016 


  • Featured Artist for askartists.org, 2016 


  • Finalist for Norcross Public Arts Commission Skin Alley Project, 2016 


  • Installation Sponsorship Winner, Electric Forest, Rothbury, Michigan, 2015 


Work Experience: 

Current – 2019     Project Supervisor  | Elevate: Pittsburgh  | Atlanta, GA

                       2017    Artist Assistant | Gyun Hur | Elevate ATL [mural painting]

Current – 2019     Production Manager | Living Walls | Atlanta, GA
                                        Artist Assistant | Hopare | LW 2019 [mural painting]
                       2014     Artist Assistant | Teo “Moneyless” Pirisi | LW 2014 [mural painting]
                                        Artist Assistant | Christopher Derek Bruno | LW 2014 [mural painting]

Current –  2014     Sculpture Fabricator | Formations Studio | Atlanta, GA 

2018 –        2016     Artist Assistant | Choi + Shine Architects | Boston, MA 

                        2017     Supporting Artist | William Massey Art | Atlanta, GA 

2017 –        2016     Architectural Facades Production | DEX Industries | Atlanta, GA 

                        2016     Supporting Artist | Leigh Pursley Art | Atlanta, GA [mural painting]

                        2016     Design Intern | People of Resource | Atlanta, GA 

                        2015     Artist Assistant | Miguel Dominguez Art | Atlanta, GA [mural painting] 

 

Educational Background: 

  • Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta, GA • Welding and Joining, 2019

    • Welding Certification, 2019

    • Blueprint Reading Certification, 2018

  • Sunbelt AWP Operator Certification, 2019

  • Stone Mountain Access Suspended Scaffolding Certification, 2018

 

Community Art Facilitation/Volunteer/Teaching Experience:

  • Artist Mentor, Hearts to Nourish, Duluth, GA (2019)

  • Art Facilitator, Gateway Center for Men, Atlanta, GA (2017)

  • Art Facilitator, Return to Community Farmers Market, Atlanta Housing Authority (2017)

  • Art Facilitator, Women’s Transitional Center, Atlanta, GA (2016)

  • Facilitation Assistant, Seedworks Arts Incubator, Atlanta, GA (2016)

  • Studio Art Facilitator, Healium Art Center, Candler Park (2015)

2010 - present
2010 - present