Visual artist Liana Miuccio was born in Rome and raised in New York and is a dual citizen of the USA and Italy. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a Masters Degree in Cinema, Video and Television at the University of Roma Tre. Her photographs have been published in numerous publications including the New York Times, the Financial Times, Vogue, the Boston Globe, the Globe and Mail, Repubblica’s “D”, Il Corriere della Sera, l’Espresso and L’Internazionale.
Miuccio teaches photography at St. Stephen’s School in Rome and the Rome campuses of Temple and Cornell University. She has received numerous awards for her photography and videos including the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Italian American Foundation, Grazia Neri’s Yann Geoffrey prize, the MacArthur Foundation Arts Organization in Residence Program, and the Oltre I Libri Video Art award from the Biblioteca Angelica of Rome. Her photographs are in the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York.
Miuccio has exhibited her images and videos internationally in museums and galleries around the world. Solo exhibits have included the MACRO Museum/FOTOGRAFIA/Festival Internazionale di Roma, the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York, Villa Trabia, Sicily and the University of Pennsylvania’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Miuccio has also exhibited at the American Academy in Rome, Sala Uno, Biblioteca Angelica, Casa della Storia e della Memoria, and the Temple University Rome gallery.