Sculptor-Headshot

Melanie Zibit Resume

Central Massachusetts

339 222 0381

zibimela@gmail.com


Recent Awards

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

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Roddy Competition, Concord Art Association, MA 2015

  • Honorable Mention

Cape Cod Arts Association - Open Juried Exhibit 2015

  • Received Best Abstract in Show award

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 119th Annual Juried Exhibition, NYC

  • Received the Harriet W. Frishmuth Award, 2015

Selected Group Exhibits

2016

  • 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
  • Outdoor Sculpture Walk, Old Frog Pond Farm, Harvard MA
  • 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

  • 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
  • Western Oregon University, 2004
  • Russell’s Garden Center, 2009

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