Dublin born Miriam Mc Connon has lived and worked in Cyprus since 2003. She studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, graduating with a BA in Fine Art Painting. Miriam went on to study at the Cyprus College of Art in Lemba, where she gained a postgraduate diploma.
Miriam's work has been acquired by private collectors in Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Cyprus, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Luxembourg, Australia, South Africa, Greece, Belgium and the USA. Recently, Miriam's work has been purchased by the Central Bank of Cyprus, The Municipal Gallery Nicosia, The Municipal Gallery, Limassol and the Cyprus Electricity Authority (AIK).
Miriam has represented both Cyprus and Ireland at the Beijing Biennale at the Chinese Museum of contemporary Art (2012 and 2015), at the International drawing Biennale and Symposium, Czech Republic, and the Biennale of Drawing, Poland (2012 and 2014).
In September 2012 Miriam was commissioned to create The Megalo Tama, an outdoor installation in Kato Paphos for Cyprus' Presidency of the EU. In 2013 she was again commissioned to create The Touring Tama, an outdoor installation in Dublin's Merrion Square, to commemmorate Ireland's presidency of the EU.
Miriam's most recent paintings and drawings pose questions about the influence that domestic objects have over our sense of self and how we live. Miriam is compelled to paint these objects and repeat their patterns, questioning the intensity of the domestic rhythm of life.