Miriam Cabessa was born in Morocco and grew up in Israel. She has her first solo show at the Tel Aviv Museum in 1995 and represented Israel in the 1997 Venice Biennale. She exhibited in the Morris Museum, NJ; Herzilya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel; Ben-Ari Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel; the Jewish Museum of Pittsburgh, PA and the Kresge Art Museum, MI, among others. Her work is in the collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Haifa Museum of Modern Art, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. and Texas State University (1991). Scholarship include: American-Israeli Cultural Foundation (1994 and 1995); Ministry of Science and the Arts Prize for Young Artists; The Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation Israeli Art Prize (2001); International Studio & Curatorial Program, sponsored by the NY-Israel Cultural Corp. Commission; Artist Pension Trust (2012).