Artist Statement 

We live in a "plugged in" culture, constantly distracted from the individual moments that create a life. Not long ago we were free from the constant bombardment of news, commercials, apps, cameras, viral videos, music and more, we experienced the length of a moment.  Life moves quicker and is over sooner when one is distracted.  

 

It is in the rebellion against this social norm that I create my pieces of art. Using an impressionistic application of oil and acrylic paint on canvas, I celebrate figures being present in mind in the simplicity of a single moment and create an overall realistic look. I dream of creating the same peaceful moment of presence for the viewers of my paintings and selfishly enjoy the beauty of this state of mind as I create each work. 

Miriam Scigliano (b. 1976 USA)
Currently lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Exhibitions

2020 Murder Summon, Artisan, PA

2019 Off The Wall, The Gallery One/ Collective Works, PA
2019 Solo Exhibition, Artisan, PA

2019 Murder Summon, Artisan, PA

2018, Art on the Walls Mayors Office, PA

2018, Associated Artist of Pittsburgh New Members Exhibition, PA

2018, Regional Show, North Hills Community Arts Center, PA
2018, Student Instructor Exhibition, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, PA
2017, Turning Red, Sweetwater Center for the Arts , PA
2017, Annual Exhibition, North Hills Community Arts Center, PA

 

Membership

2020 Oil Painters of America

2018-present Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, PA

2018 West Hills Art League, PA

Installations
D&O Wine Cellars- Crafton, PA

Department of Social Services -Prince Frederick, MD
Dr. Emad Al-Banna M.D. -Prince Frederick, MD

Commissions-Corporate

D&O Wine Cellars- Crafton, PA/USA
2016 Root Construction Pittsburgh, PA/USA
Mixed Media- Exterior Commercial

Commissions- Private
Robinson PA, Oil on Canvas

Prince Frederick, MD/USA
Oil Painting-Exterior
Huntingtown, MD/ USA
Oil Painting- Interior

Collections
Private Collection Huntingtown, MD
Private Collection Pittsburgh, PA/USA
Private Collection Seattle, WA/USA
Private Collection Salt Lake City, UT/USA
Private Collection Tasmania, AU
Private Collection Ben Avon, PA

 

Education

Amy Short

Duke Jones

Jimmy Pittman

© 2019 Miriam Scigliano

Pittsburgh, PA