Isabel Barbuzza received a B.F.A. and an 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.