Maria Giuliani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising Design and Graphic Arts at New York City College of Technology. She has been part of the City Tech faculty since 1997. In addition, she has taught at Pratt Institute, were she also earned an MS in Communication Design. Maria also holds a BA in Commercial Art from the American College for Applied Arts, and a Certificate in Illustration from the New York Botanical Garden.
She teaches courses in typography and corporate identity. Since 2002 she has been the coordinator of the department's Grace Gallery.
She has worked in publishing, specializing in book design. Her book cover designs have won local and national awards. She is also a working artist, and her work has been exhibited in various city art spaces. She currently designs and illustrates for various organizations and businesses.