Maria G. Pisano

Woman wearing a black and white polkadot blouse and pearls
Via Dolorosa by Maria G. Pisano
Amor by Maria G. Pisano
Amor (side view) by Maria G. Pisano
Tunnel Vision by Maria G. Pisano
Poem Via Dolorosa by Maria G. Pisano
Maps Via Dolorosa by Maria G. Pisano


Maria G. Pisano (she/her) is a book artist, printmaker, curator, and educator.

Her Memory Press works are represented in the Library of Congress, 9-11 Memorial Museum, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Lafayette College, University of Delaware, Wesleyan University, and many more. Ms. Pisano has exhibited widely—including a solo exhibition titled Reflections: Artist Books and Works on Paper.

Over the years she has curated a number of exhibitions at Center for Book Arts in NYC, such as Book as Witness: The Artist’s Response. In 2021 she curated Crossroads at the Hunterdon Museum of Art in New Jersey.

Ms. Pisano contributes to book arts publications and has presented lectures at the Library of Congress, College Book Arts Association, and the Art Libraries Society of North America. Her article Mark To Impress was published in the California Society of Printmakers 2018 Journal as well as in 2019 in The Blue Notebook in the UK.

She continuously teaches workshops nationally and internationally at venues including the Bridwell Library in Dallas TX, Hand Bookbinders of California, and Center for Book Arts in NYC.


Altered Books; Artist Books; Bookbinding; Editions & Multiples; Teaching; Fine Press & Fine Binding; Papermaking; Printmaking; Publishing; Sculptural Books; Digital Arts; Drawing; Fibers

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The Artist Book—Cover to Cover with Maria G. Pisano:
Part I
Part II


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