Isabel Barbuzza received a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in sculpture, printmaking, and book arts from the University of California-Santa Barbara. She taught sculpture, printmaking, and book arts while at UCSB. Barbuzza received an Old Gold Fellowship in 1997. She has had exhibitions in Santa Barbara, Calif.; St. Petersburg, Russia; New York, N.Y.; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Ontario, Canada, to name a few.