Miriam Di Fiore
 
 
 
 

 
 
MIRIAM SILVIA DI FIORE

Address:
Via dei Partigiani 5 - 27040 Mornico Losana (PV), Italy.

Telephone number:

++390383892114 / ++393487459674

E-mail:

miriamdifiore@gmail.com

Miriam Silvia Di Fiore, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1959.
Lives in Italy since 1980.

Professional experience:

Arco Iris Glass Studio, Artist/Owner from 1985 to present

Education and Attended  Workshops

1977 Art degree in ceramics and drawing, at the “Ceramics National School” (Escuela Nacional de Ceramica y Dibujo), Mar del Plata, Argentina.
1999 Workshop with Luigi Camozzo, Murano- Venezia. Battuto techniques.
1998 Seminar with Giles Bettison, Creative Glass, Zurich.
1996 Teacher Assistant at the Seminar of Narcissus Quagliata, “Museum of the Royal School of Glass”, Segovia, Spain.
1995, 1996 Teacher Assistant at the Seminar of Narcissus Quagliata, Firenze.
1994 Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, USA.
Lino Tagliapietra, Rudy Gritsch, melting and blowing.
1994 Rudy Gritsch- Creative Glass, Zurich.
1992 Glass symposium, Barnbach, Austria.
1991 Linda Ethier- Pate de Verre, Creative Glass, Zurich.
1990 Ceramics and Blown Glass, Sargadelos, Spain.

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Villa Carlotta, Tremezzo,Como, Italy. Museum and Botanic Gardens.
2004 Mostly Glass Gallery, Englewood, New Jersey and SOFA Chicago.
2002 Habatat Galleries, Birmingham, Michigan.
1998 Galleria Materia Prima, Venezia.
1995 Studio Pandora, Sorano- Grosseto, Italy.
1991 La Costarella Gallery, San Giminiano- Sienna, Italy.
1989 “Spazio d’Arte Pizzol”, “Pizzol Art Space”, Milano.
1993 Studio Cecè Casile, Milano.
1985 Studio Sargam, Milano.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Antipodi- Galleria Gulliart, Savona, It.
2017 Zadar susrece Milano. MAS Antic Glass Museum of Zara, Croatzia.
2014 Royal Oak, “The Annual International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries.
2013 Royal Oak, “The Annual International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries.
2012 Ivrea, Italy, “Trend and Tradition”.
2012 Chicago, SOFA, Habatat Galleries, MI.
2012 Villa Riccardi Toscanelli, Pontedera, Italy, Habatat Art Glass Tour, July 14.
2012 Global + Local: Studio and Contemporary Glass on Florida’s West Coast. Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida. USA.
2012 Royal Oak, “The Annual International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries.
2011 Wheaton Village, New Jersey, Glass weekend, with Mostly Glass Gallery.
2011 Royal Oak, “The Annual International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries.
2010 Chicago, SOFA, Mostly Glass Gallery, NJ.
2010 New York, SOFA, Mostly Glass Gallery, NJ.
2010 Royal Oak, “The Annual International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries.
2009 Blown Away: International Glass of the 21st Century, The Flint Art Institute.
2007 Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA, Four floor dedicated.
2007 “Four Seasons” Habatat Galleries, MI.
2007 “Scale Glass”, Habatat Galleries, MI
2007 “Italian Glass”, Artist Gallery, Swizerland.
2006 and 2007 Palm Beach, SOFA, Mostly Glass Gallery
2006 Orlando Museum of Art’s “Collector’s Choice “, Orlando, Fl
2005 and 2006 Galleria Mozart, Venice
2004 Royal Oak, “ Fragile Natura”, Habatat Galleries, MI.
2003 Glass Vessel Exhibition, Kentucky Museum of Art & Design, Louisville, KY, USA
2003 ARTform, Palm Beach, Florida, USA, Mostly Glass Gallery
2003, 2005, 2007 Wheaton Village, New Jersey, Glass weekend, with Mostly Glass Gallery.
2003 to 2009 Chicago, SOFA, Mostly Glass Gallery, NJ
2002 to 2009 Royal Oak, “The Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, MI.
2002 to 2009 New York, SOFA, Mostly Glass Gallery, NJ.
2002 Museo del Vidrio, Monterrey, Mexico (with Habatat Galleries).
2002 Chicago, SOFA, Habatat Galleries.
2001 Beijing, China, Millennium Museum, Cultural Ministry of China, Habatat Galleries.
2001 Shanghai Fine Arts Museum, Cultural Ministry of China, Habatat Galleries.
2001 Chicago, SOFA, Mostly Glass Gallery, NJ.
2001 International Art Fair, Palm Springs, USA, Mostly Glass Gallery.
2001 Pontiac, “The 29th Annual International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries, MI.
2000 Chicago, SOFA, Mostly Glass Gallery, NJ.
1999 to 2007 Permanent show in Arte Regina Glass Gallery, Murano, Italy.
1998 Milano, “Gioielli Indiscreti”, “Indiscrete Jewellery”, Spatia Gallery.
1997 San Petersburg, Russian Ethnographic Museum.
1997 Osaka, Ikedaya Gallery.
1997 Tokio and Osaka: Italian Handicrafts.
1996 Ljpresernova Museum, Lubiana, Slovenia.
1996 “Allo Specchio”, “In Front of the Mirror”, La Porta Rossa Gallery, Milano.
1996 “Fatto ad Arte”, “Artistically Made”, Competition by invitation, Todi, Italy.
1992 “Vidre i escultura contemporanea”, Galleria Ambre, Banyoles, Spain.
“Glass and Contemporary Sculpture”, Galleria Ambre, Banyoles, Spain.
1992 “Art Stuttgart: Neues Glas”, Stuttgart, Germania.
“Stuttgart’s Art: New Glass”, Stuttgart, Germany.

Works in Permanent Collections:

Musei del Castello Sforzesco di Milano, IT, Collezione Bellini-Pezzoli.
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA.
Newark Fine Art Museum, Newark, NY, USA.
Cafsejian Museum of Contemporary Art, Armenia (www.cmf.am).
Mobil Museum of Fine Arts, Contemporary Glass Collection, Mobil, Alabama, USA.
Museo Nazional del Vidrio, Contemporary Glass Collection at the National Glass Museum, Segovia, Spain.
Coleccion Estable de la Revista del Vidrio, Permanent Collection of Glass, Barcelona, Spain.

Permanent works in Public Spaces

2007, Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA USA
1991 “A Path to Art”, Pegli, Genoa, Italy.
1991 Fused Glass Windows of the Town Hall of Suria, Barcelona, Spain.

Instructor and Lecturer

Since 1992 she leads a busy teaching schedule, by organizing intensive stages and permanent courses on glass fusing techniques, both in Italy and abroad, including the following:

2016
From September 28 to November 15:
Corning, NY,USA: The Studio. “The portrait Matter”.
New York: Landscapes and Depth. Bullseye Resource center.
Portland (OR) USA. Bullseye resource center.Landscapes and Depth in Fused Glass.
Santa Fe (NM) USA Bullseye Resource Center.
San Francisco, CA, USA, Bullseye Resource Center.

From February 24 to May 3:
Uruguay: Montevideo, Imagen Vitral Paisaje y profundidad en vidrio fundido.
Argentina: Rosario, Santa Fe, La Puerta Roja: Light Painting cclass.
Argentina, Buenos Aires, Ignium Studio, Portraits in fused glass.
Argentina, Berazategui, Escuela Municipal del Vidrio: Linfa Vitrea

2015
Spain: Barcelona, “Linfa Vitrea”, Due seminari in Taller Aleph, 28 Novembre- 4 Dicembre.

2014
Australia, Petrh, Art Glass, Marc Leib: “Di Fiore’s Technique in Kiln Forming Landscapes”, Master Class, Due workshop, Marzo 2014-06-24
Australia, Melbourn, Blue Dog Glass: “Di Fiore’s Technique in Kiln Forming Landscapes”, Master Class, due workshop, Aprile 2014.
USA: Santa Fè, New Messico. Bullseye Resource Center. Seminario di cinque giorni: “Winter Season”, Landscapes and depth in Fused Glass. Novembre.
Corning, New York. The Studio, Master Class. Ottobre
Seatle, USA: Ptartt Fine Art Institute,” Di Fiore’s Technique in Kiln Forming Landscapes”
Denmark: “Anlaglass”,Silkeborg, corso intensivo di cinque giorni: “Di Fiore’s Technique, Kiln forming landscapes”.

2013 “Landscapes and Depth in Fused Glass, five daysmaster class in Anlaglass, Silkeborg, Denmark.
2013 “Winter Landscapes”, one week master class, The Studio, Corning, New York.
2013 “Light Painting Technique”, two five days classes in Leon Rigoleau Glass School,
Berazategui, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2013 Summer Program Clases in her own school, Mornico Losana, Pv. Italy.
2012 From Jully to September, Summer Program Classes in own school, Mornico Losana, Pv, Italy
2012 June, “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, Basic class, Anla Glass, Silkeborg, Denmark
2012 May, “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, Advanced amnd Basic class, Creative Glass, Volkestville, Swizerland
2012 “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, one week class, The Studio, Corning, New York.
2012 “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, five days class Vitrum Studio, Mariland.
2012 Oatka Glass School, Batavia, NY: class intensive “Kiln forming landscapes”.
2011 Eugene Glass school, Eugene, Oregon: Intensive course about “Kiln forming landscapes”.
2011 Intensive course “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, Glasforum, Norway.
2011 Two weeks course “Light Painting Fused Glass”, Gill Raphael, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2010, 2011 Corsi estivi in Italia, Detta sei corsi stanziali internazionali nel proprio studio in Mornico Losana.
2010 Oatka Glass School, Batavia, NY: corso intensive “Kiln forming landscapes”.
2010 Lecture: La foresta de vidrio, MAVA (Museo del Vidrio de Alcorcon) Spain.
2010 Barcellona, Spain, Curso intensive Light Painting, Taller Aleph.
2009 Teaching two courses in her own school-studio in Italy.
2009 Eugene Glass school, Eugene, Oregon: Intensive course about “Kiln forming landscapes”.
2009 Barcellona, Spain, Curso intensive Light Painting, Taller Aleph.
2009 Lecture: La foresta de vidrio, Centre del Vidre, Barcellona, Spain .
2008 Intensive Seminar on thermoforming techniques at the National Glass Institute, La Granja de San Ildefonso, Segovia, Spain.
2008 Summer, Inauguration of her own school-studio in Italy.
2008 Eugene Glass school, Eugene, Oregon: Intensive course about “Kiln forming landscapes”.
2008 Two weeks course “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, The Studio, Corning, New York.
2007 Intensive course “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, Randall Studio, Portland, OR.
2007 Lecture and Demo, “The Forest in Glass”, Glass Art Society Conference, Pittsburgh Ph USA
2007 Lecture “La foresta de Vidrio, entre la tecnica y la obsession”, Jornadas del Vidre, Andorra la Bella, Andorra.
2006 Lecture, Bullseye Glass Company, Portland Oregon, USA.
2006 Lecture, The Oregon Glass Guild, Portland, OR USA.
2006, 2007, 2008 Intensive course “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, Glasforum, Norway.
2006, 2007 Advanced Glass Fusing, Maquimetal, Barcellona, Spain.
2006 Two weeks course “Kiln Forming Landscapes”, The Studio, Corning, New York.
2006 Intensive course about “Kiln forming landscapes” Portland, Oregon, Dug Randall Studio.
2005 Advanced Glass Fusing Techniques, Glass Workshops programs, Scuola del Vetro Abate Zanetti, Murano, Italy.
2001 and 2003 Advanced Glass Fusing Techniques, Glass Workshops programs, Centro Studio Vetro, San Servolo,Venezia.
1998 Conference “Technical and Artistic Advancements of Contemporary Stained Glass fusing and other techniques”, University of Cantabria, Spain. Post-graduate courses.
1998 Intensive Seminar on thermoforming techniques at the National Glass Institute, La Granja de San Ildefonso, Segovia, Spain.
1998 Three conferences in Argentina, National Show of the Artistic Stained Glass, Mar del Plata, National Ceramics School, Palermo Art School, Bue Aires.
1998 Two courses on “Light Painting” fusing, Buenos Aires, Argentina Escuela de Arte de Palermo, Palermo Art School.
1998 Course on fusing and thermoforming Techniques. Escuela Municipal del Vidrio, centre “Leon Rigoleau”, Berazategui, Argentina.
1998 Appointed as part of the jury at the 5th National Show of Artistic Stained Glass, Mar del Plata, Argentina.
1997 Course on basic glass fusing techniques to S.R. Glass Design, Bangkok, Thailand.
1997 Course on advanced glass fusing techniques to National Glass Institute, la Granja San Ildefonso, Segovia, Spain.
From 1999 to now she is part of the founders teachers team of “Vetroricerca Glass and Modern”, 1st Experimental European Centre in Italy, specialized in glass-working techniques, Bolzano.
In 1996 she was appointed as Examination Commissioner for the Diploma of Master Glass-Blower in the Italian Province of Bolzano.

Publications

• Miriam Di Fiore: Memories and Dreams in Glass by Andrea Tosi, Glashouse Internationales magazine fur Studio Glas, Germany, September 2013
• Green Art: Trees, Leaves and Roots by Ashley Runey, and Margery Goldberg, USA, 2013.
• The Glass Art Society, 2007 Journal, Pittsburgh, Ph USA
• A Celebration of Glass, April-July, 2003 Louisville, Kentucky (The Light Within: Glass sculpture from Louisville Collections) Buttler Books, Louisville, KY, USA.
• Vidrio Plano, Sept.-Octob.2007. Curso de Light Painting d Miriam Di Fiore. Francisco Gimeno Editor, Barcellona, Spain.
• Tecniche di Fusione del Vetro, Edarte, Milano 1991 by Donatella Vigiani.
• Vetro Interni, June 1992, Milano. “Artiste italiane alla ribalta europea”.
• La revista del Vidrio. February 1994, Barcelona, “ Miriam Di Fiore” by F. G. Garcia.
• Vetro Spazio, Milano, Italy, June 1995, “Il movimento della fusione” by Enrica Poggio.
• Nueva Ceramica y Vidrio, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1998, “Miriam Di Fiore, pintando con la luz” by Sergio Larstuen.
• Tecniche e Arte del Vetro. Demetra Ed. Verona 1999, by Giovanna Bubbico and Joan Crous.
• Contemporary Warm Glass, Clemmons, NC, USA, 2000 by Brad Walker.
• Vidrio, Barcelona-Buenos Aires, May 2001, “Miriam Di Fiore, Imagenes imperecedoras” by F.C.Garcia.
• Nouvel Objet VI, Artist around the world. Design House Publishers, Seoul, Korea. 2001.
• Vetro, October-December 2001. Murano, Italia: “Miriam Di Fiore, the charm of illusion” by Andrea Tosi.
• Miriam Di Fiore, Avances tècnicos y artisticos en la vidriera contemporànea,vitrofusiòn y otras tècnicas.
Universidad de Cantabria, Ayuntamiento de Reinosa, Cursos sobre el patrimonio històrico. 17-17 julio, 1998.

Catalogues:

• Hotel Murano: The Collection, Takoma, USA, 2012
• Global + Local: Studio and Contemporary Glass on Florida’s West Coast.
• Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida. USA , 2012
• Habatat Galleries : 40 th Aniversary Edition , 2012.
• Habatat Galleries publications: The Annual Invitational catalogues, 2001 to 2013.
• Habatat Galleries: “Exelence Awards”, 2009
• Habatat Galleries: “Four seasons”, 2008
• “Miriam Di Fiore, Landscapes”, Mostly Glass Gallery, 2004.
• 1999 Selected for New Glass 20th Edition, 1999, at the Corning Museum of Glass, New York.
• 2000 Selected for New Glass 21st Edition, 2000, at the Corning Museum of Glass, New York.
• 2001 Selected for New Glass 22nd Edition, 2001, at the Corning Museum of Glass, New York.

Web articles:

AACG Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass Artist of The Month April 2010: Miriam Di Fiore
www.contempglass.org.

Andrea McKey report, Churchill Fellow 2009. The Winston Churchill Memorial trust of Australia
www.churchilltrust.com.au pg 1

The Looking Glass Blog. Hotel Murano Glass Artist: Miriam Di Fiore - December, 19th 2007
www.tacomahotelblog.com

David Gibernau www.vidrioyvidrieros.com May 21st 2011: Miriam Di Fiore

Macmuseo January 29th 2010 Escultura en vidrio Conferencia de Miriam Di Fiore

 

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Miriam Di Fiore Glass Studio Via Partigiani 5, 27040, Mornico Losana,(PV), ITALY
Telephone: +39 0383 892114, Mobile: +39 3487459674 e-mail: miriamdifiore@gmail.com