Miriam Cabello

cabelloSource: Miriam CabelloMs. Miriam Cabello is an award-winning painter who was recognized by the National Art Museum of Sport in Indianapolis, Ind.

Her “White Rope” series, featuring Aboriginal boxing legends, was exhibited at the DUMBO Arts Festival in Brooklyn, N.Y. In addition, Cabello was one of 25 international artists chosen to participate in the “Run with the Fire, London 2012 Olympics” arts project in 2011.

In 2012, she was appointed cultural curator and educator at the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) ceremony, Camden Council.

Cabello’s art nurtures a profound interest in social and political issues. Furthermore, Cabello has developed artist talks, surveys and programs for tertiary students. She also established an international student internship program as part of the series’ long-term program.

Other career achievements include being the first Australian awarded at the international Annual Religious Art and Architecture Design Awards, for “The Pugilist Passion-Black Jesus.” Cabello was also selected as the official Vatican solo exhibitor during the 2008 World Youth Day festival.

Cabello also earned first placed the 24th Manhattan Arts International in New York and the Fifth Annual International Biennial of Contemporary Art in the painting division.

Cabello was born in Santiago, Chile, and now resides in Sydney, Australia. She earned a bachelor’s of art from the University of Sydney in 1988 and a master’s degree in design at the University of Technology in New South Wales, Australia, in 1992. In addition, she has studied the works of major museums and galleries in New York, N.Y., and Florence, Italy.

Prior to pursuing her art career full time, Cabello opened a graphic design business with her brother, which earned them an unprecedented four awards at the Australian Micro Business Awards in 2002.

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