BIOGRAPHY

Her parents: Jose Tabachnik and Sara Edelsztejn. 

Miriam was born as first generation in Mexico City. 

Miriam Libhaber’s first steps although not having stopped painting, channel her towards Architecture. Upon her separating from her career, for two sabbatical years, she consolidates the columns of her true calling that nourishes and makes her be alive.

Once coming back to Mexico she abandons Architecture. Concentrates her energy getting her BA on Visual Arts.

Keeps studying in different studios, with various great teachers: ceramics, monotype, etc., 

Has done within Mexico and abroad, 30 individual exhibitions and more than 200 collective shows. Has been awarded with 6 acknowledgments in Graphics. One award on a painting Biennale in Caracas, Venezuela.

Has participated twice with selected ceramic pieces in Utilitarian Ceramics Biennial, at the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico. Some of her works belong to the art collection of Buenos Aires Engraving National Museum, to the art collection of the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Arts in the USA, as well as in Mexico, to the cultural heritage of the Claustro de Sor Juana and the Cultural Institute of Campeche, among others. In 2012 published her book: Reference Points, containing more than 70 images of her monoprints, as a collection of the emblematic buildings from Mexico City.


In 2017 Dr. Julio César Schara, Director of the Instituto de Investigaciones Multidiscilplinarias from the Universidad Autonoma of Queretaro, published the Cuaderno de Investigación: Miriam Libhaber o el Gozo de la Creación.

Through her work, Miriam reintroduces as a plastic resource, the iconography belonging to the culture that raised her through reinvented images born from her particular gaze.


Married to Samuel Libhaber, one daughter, 3 grandchildren. Miriam and Samuel, are now living in San Diego, CA.

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