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i Am miri

Ask Me Who iAm

Miriam Teresa was born in Fort Irwin, CA to military parents who served in the Desert Storm war. She later relocated to Missouri City, TX when her parents retired.

In grade school, Miriam gained experienced in news broadcasting where she learned aspects ranging from videography, soundboards, powerpoint, and mixer systems under the KEGE kids news team at Edgar Glover Elementary. Through Jr. High, she participated in Fort Bend County Fair art contest and receive several ribbons long into high school.

Miriam continued her journey of sharing her artwork at solo exhibitions ranging from San Diego, CA to Downtown Houston. She makes it her mission to inform others of positive outlets that can help the community flourish.

Her passion for the arts stemmed from her late father, Michael Patrick Sr., who shared his creative nature and guided her to evoke community awareness of the impact unity can have on accomplishing goals.

Miriam Teresa is an abstract artist that evokes a sense of interconnected property to the environment and those who once existed.
Miriam desires to create avenues that help the minds and thought process of our youth and community. She believes that the power to do anything starts with a thought. Therefore, she aims to create thought-provoking art that ignites unity and discussion amongst diverse social groups.
Miriam Teresa has participated in the IAM Gallery solo exhibition (2017), Combat to Live community show (2010), Wakanda Juneteenth Movement (2018) and countless of other shows that shed light on community unity.



iAm Miri Teresa

June 2010-Present

Houston, TX
Artist (Freelance)

  • Design, develop, and deliver art pieces to clients according to specifications

  • Create abstract sculptures to be displayed in local establishments

  • Produce stylized and realistic photos for 3 online websites

  • Collaborate with local museum to develop and fit art installations across

    outside area

November 2010

Combat to live
Atlanta, GA

  • Honoring our Veterans through art

  • 1 month art exhibition

September 2014

Uproar Magazine Feature
Houston, TX

  • Literature piece published in Uproar Magazine 

December 2016

iAm Mag Artist of the Year

  • Artist of the Year Award

August 2017-October 2017

Oceanside, CA
Solo Exhibition

  • Set up Collection for 3 month solo exhibition

June 2018

Wakanda Juneteenth
Houston, TX

  • Informative art collective empowering youth to seek knowledge

August 2018-October 2018

Cereal & Shots Art Show
Downtown Houston, TX

  • Art show exhibit promoting back to school supplies donation.

  • 3 month exhibition

December 2018

City of Houston thru Houston Art Alliance

Grant Recipient

  • Grant recipient to create a solo exhibition art event for the City of Houston honoring Military and Veterans

February-April 2019

Houston Museum of African American Culture
Houston, TX
Community Mural

  • Community Art Mural 

  • Private Collection Display

March-September 2019

Houston, TX
Resident Artist

  • Community Art Mural

  • Solo Exhibition

  • Resident Artist

  • Weekly Live Painting Exhibition

June 2019-Present

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
Houston, TX
Resident Artist

  • Permanent Installation

  • PTL Exhibition

  • Live Painting Exhibition

  • Cathartic Art Classes

November 2019

Power To Live Art Show
Shafaii Hall & Garden
Houston, Tx
Solo Exhibition

  • Solo Art Show

  • raising Community Awareness regarding the sacrifice our veterans and armed forces have contributed for our right to breathe freely

November 2019

MAP Keepers Day
National Exhibition

  • Artwork traveled across 4 states in MAP Keepers Exhibition honoring veterans and armed forces

  • Exhibition locations consist of Texas, California, Florida, & Georgia

December 2019-Present

Houston Maritime Museum
Houston, Tx


  • Armed Forces Tribute Permanent installation

December 2019

Inspirational Colors Art Show
Atlanta, Ga

  • Art show for Youth Mentoring

  • Exhibition promoting Entrepreneurship

November 2020- Present

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
Houston, Tx

  • Armed Forces Tribute Permanent installation

December 2020- February 2021

Starkville Area Art Council
Starkville, MS

  • Winter Showcase 2020

  • AiPP Exhibit

August 2022- November 2022

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
Houston, Tx

  • Military Inspired Art Exhibition

June 2023- July 2023

Jubilee: Celebration of Freedom
Houston, TX


  • Fundraiser Showcase 2023

  • Silos Gallery

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