Born 1980, United Kingdom.
She attended The Cleveland Institute of Art, receiving a BFA in Fiber and Material Studies. After graduation, Miriam worked as Technical Assistant for the department, Artist Assistant to Cleveland-based artist, Hildur Jonsson, and in part-time positions in area museums (The Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland Museum of Art, Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens).
She then returned to school, earning a MA in History and Art History from Cleveland State University. Shifting away from studio art and towards museum collections work, Miriam acquired a grant-funded position at The Heritage Center in Pine Ridge, South Dakota on the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation, cataloging the historical and contemporary Native American art collection. At the end of the grand funding, she moved to Alabama to work as the Collections Manager of The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama. In 2013 she chose to make the shift to work full time at her studio practice in Birmingham, Alabama.