Miriam Cabessa is an American-Israeli painter, born in Casablanca, Morocco.
Cabessa is the winner of the 2023 Visual Arts Lifetime Achievement Award from the Israeli Ministry of Culture.
Miriam exhibited at the Venice Biennale, had a solo show at the Tel Aviv Museum, and her works were acquired by the British Museum in London, National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC, Israel Museum in Jerusalem, American University Museum, the Frederick R Weisman Art foundation in L.A., USA, Texas State University and many more.
Cabessa has won awards such as the New York International Studio & Curatorial Program Award, the Ministry of Science and the Arts Prize, the Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation Israeli Art Prize by Tel Aviv Museum and the Israeli Ministry of Culture Lifetime Achievement Award.
Cabessa participated in dozens of solo and group shows around the world, such as: Pack Gallery in Milan, Nye+Brown Gallery in L.A., Slate Gallery in New York ,Lyons Wier Ortt Gallery in New York, Julie M. Gallery at Toronto, Canada, Dryansky Gallery at San Francisco CA, Haifa Museum, Noga Gallery in Tel Aviv, Wilfrid Israel Museum, Zumu nomadic museum, Jenn Singer Gallery in New York, Victori and Mo Gallery in New York, The Morris Museum in N.J., Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Kresge Art Museum in MI and more.
Cabessa was born in Morocco, raised in Israel, and currently works in her Williamsburg studio in New York as well as her studio in Tel Aviv.