Sculptor-Headshot

Melanie Zibit Resume

Central Massachusetts

339 222 0381

zibimela@gmail.com


Recent Awards

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Annual Juried Exhibit, NYC, January 2019
Settlers Green Market Place Installation June 2018

Cape Cod Arts Association - Artists' Vision March 2017

  • Best In Show

International Light Space & Time online Figurative Art Exhibition April 2017

  • 3rd Place Overall out of 677 entries

International Light Space & Time online Figurative Art Exhibition April 2017

  • 1st Place in the 3 Dimensional Category

Selected Group Exhibits

2016 - 2019

  • Fitchburg Art Museum 84th Regional Arts and Crafts Exhibit, MA
  • Eustis Estate New England Historic Homes Canton MA.
  • Cranes Estate, Ipswich MA
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Annual Juried Exhibition, NYC
  • Heritage Museum and Garden – Outdoor Commemorations
  • Elm Bank Massachusetts Horticultural Society Wellesley, MA
  • “The Female Form – Go Figure” Groton School, Groton, MA
  • Fitchburg Art Museum, 82nd Regional Exhibition of Arts and Crafts
  • Outdoor Sculpture Walk, Old Frog Pond Farm, Harvard MA
  • Boston Design Center, Boston, MA
  • Fitchburg Art Museum, 81st Regional Exhibition of Arts and Crafts
  • Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Summer Showcase - Gilbert Boro's estate, Old Lyme Connecticut
  • Marblehead Arts Association, Marblehead, MA
  • Salmagundi Club, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NYC

  • 3rd Annual Meredith Sculpture Walk, Meredith, NH
  • Danvers Peabody Library - Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

2015-2014

  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 119th and 118th Annual Juried Exhibition
  • Roddy Competition Concord Art Association
  • Process/Progress: Sculptural Transformations Bridgewater State University
  • Outdoor Sculpture Walk, Old Frog Pond Farm, Harvard MA
  • Fitchburg Art Museum, 80th Regional Exhibition of Arts and Crafts
  • Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit 2014,2015, Danvers Peabody Library
  • Concord Art Association, Members Juried Exhibition
  • Cape Cod Arts Association - Open Juried Exhibit

2010-2013

  • Bristol Community College
  • Wolfeboro, NH Outdoor exhibit
  • Transportation Building, Boston, MA
  • Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CN
  • Maxwell Library Bridgewater State University
  • Danvers Peabody Library
  • Lexington Cary Library
  • Endicott College

2005-2009

  • Middleborough Art Festival
  • Green Mountain Fine Art
  • Vermont Sculpture and Carving Studio
  • Mil Brook Gallery, NH
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • ArtGallery333 in Falmouth, MA
  • North Shore Art Association
  • Depot Square Gallery
  • Cape Cod Cultural Center
  • Transportation Building, Boston, MA

2000-2004

  • Brandeis University
  • Bristol Art Museum, RI
  • Roxbury Latin School, Boston, MA
  • Cambridge Art Association, MA
  • Depot Square Gallery, Lexington, MA
  • Francesca Anderson Fine Art, MA
  • Danvers 250th Anniversary Exhibit, MA
  • New Bedford Art Museum
  • Attleboro Museum of Art
  • Sheraton Hotel Danvers
  • Middleborough Public Library
  • SOWA Open Studios
  • Concord Art Association
  • Simmons College

1970 - 1987

  • Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
  • South Shore Arts Festival, MA.
  • The Strong Gallery, Bar Harbor, ME
  • University of Maine, Augusta, ME
  • Jonathan Pierce Gallery, Bangor, ME
  • Sculpture Center, East 69th St., NYC
  • Hansen Galleries, West Broadway, NYC
  • Boston Fine Arts Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Gallery on the Green, Lexington, MA
  • Chesterwood Competition, Berkshires, MA

Solo Exhibits

  • Jags Gallery, Brookline, MA
  • Eastport Library, Eastport, ME
  • Strong Gallery, Trenton ME
  • Frank Tanzer Gallery, Newbury St. Boston
  • George Lewis Gallery, Newbury St. Boston
  • Roxbury Latin School
  • Middleborough Public Library

Reviews and Publications

  • Filippin, Marc, "Review exhibition - Bridgewater State University" Lexington Minuteman, January 2013
  • Movement in Stone” Brigham and Women’s Hospital 4/2012
  • Wood, Martha Crosier, “Scene & Herd: Sculptor finds heart in stone”, 2011
  • Rooney, Ashley book 100 New England Artists, 2011
  • “Sculptor serves on art symposium panel,” Lexington Minuteman, March 19, 2009
  • Amore, B., (Ed.) Caving out a Dream, Koboro Press, Benton, VT 2007
  • “Artist featured in North Shore Exhibit,” Lexington Minuteman, July 11, 2007
  • Kelly, Brian, “Resident completes commissioned sculpture in Italy,” Lexington Minuteman, August 15, 2003
  • Zibit, Melanie, Boston Cable TV talk show, “It’s All about Art” 2002 http://www.itsallaboutarts.com/feature6.htm
  • Betts, Peter, “Sculptor picks Eastport for its charm and beauty” Bangor Daily News, October 29, 1971

Outdoor Sculpture Commissions

Bronze - Robin Cooper, Lexington

Marble – Centennial Middleborough Library

Works in private collections

throughout New England, Georgia, New York, and Oregon

Juror

Marblehead Arts Association - 2008, 2014, 2016

North Shore Arts Association 2007

Attleboro Museum 2003

Organizations

New England Sculptors Association
Vermont Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

Guest Lecturer

  • Roxbury Latin School – Mentor in stone carving 2019
  • Russell’s Garden Center, 2009
  • Arts Educator (semester) Waldorf High School, Belmont, MA 2006
  • Western Oregon University, 2004
  • Women in the arts Wheaton College 1975
  • Creativity in Sculpture: Roxbury Latin School 2001, 2002
  • Romance of stone carving, Danvers 250th Celebration 2002
  • Boston Cable TV talk show, “It’s All about Art“ 2002 http://www.itsallaboutarts.com/feature6.htm
  • New Bedford Art Museum 2002

Education

Brandeis University BA

  • Magna Cum Laude with honors in art, (award most promising student in sculpture)

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

University of Illinois, M.Ed.

Harvard Business School, MBA

Middlesex Community College, Certificate in Substance Abuse