Maria G. Pisano


Maria G. Pisano 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, such as “Book as Witness: The Artist’s Response.” In 2021 she curated Crossroads at the Hunterdon Museum of Art.

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 California Society of Printmakers 2018 Journal and 2019 in The Blue Notebook in the UK.

She continuously teaches workshops nationally and internationally at venues including her own studio; institutions such as 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