Miranda Girard is an exhibiting and commissioned Connecticut artist. Her often figurative, representational paintings and drawings are motivated by expression, emotion and environment. She graduated summa cum laude from Maryland Institute College of Art with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Fine Arts and a minor in Creative Writing, and received a Masters of Visual Arts, with high honors, from Western Connecticut State University.
Girard also attended workshops at Studio Escalier, a contemporary classical art center in Argenton-Chateau, France; Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts; Silvermine Art Center; Sacred Heart University; The Art Students League; and Zoll School of Fine Art. She has studied with Sangram Majumdar, Carl Plansky, Palden Hamilton, David Kassan, Barry Nemett, Timothy Stotz, N. Michelle Tully and others.
Select awards include the W. B. Connor Trust, the Connecticut University Grant, Studio Escalier Waterway Fellowship, Maryland Institute College of Art Trustee Scholarship, SCAN juried exhibition Best in Show and Trumbull, Connecticut’s Artist of the Year. She is a member of the Salmagundi Club in New York City.
Girard's works are in private collections in the United States and Europe.