Resume

Education

1981  BFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

1995  Photography and Graphic Design, New England School of Art & Design, Boston, MA

 

Awards/Honors

2014  Selected for inclusion in The Boston Biennial, Boston, MA

2014  Second Place Prize, Level 25 Artjournal Spring/Summer Art Competition

2014  Featured Artist at Manhattan Arts International

2013  Honorable Mention, International Art Festival, New York, NY

2011  First Prize in juried show titled Telling Stories, San Diego, CA

2011  Third Prize in juried show titled Transformation, San Diego, CA

2008  Finalist in National New York Artists’ Equity competition

2003  Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, Cambridge, MA

2002  SoHo International Art Competition, New York, NY

2000  SoHo International Art Competition, New York, NY

 

Residencies

2014  Percezioni/Perceptions 2014, San Menaio, Italy

2012  Percezioni/Perceptions at San Menaio, San Menaio, Italy

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015  Eye of the Storm: Dome Gallery, New York, NY

2006  Inner Landscapes: Bates Gallery, Boston, MA

2003  Progressions: Healing and Arts Gallery, Boston, MA

2003  Numina: Harvard Neighbors Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2002  Visual Voices: Jefferson Cutter House (Historic Site), Arlington, MA

2002  Inner Landscapes: Bates lobby, Boston, MA

 

Selected Two-Person Exhibitions

2016  Constructing Place: Trustman Art Gallery, Boston, MA

2002  Walks Through Private Lives: Perspectives Gallery, Cambridge, MA

1999  Conventicles: Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition: Habitat/ion, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA (Jurors: Dina Deitsch, John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Interim Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University; Abigail Newbold, Director of Exhibitions, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston; Sam Toabe, Curator, University Hall Gallery, University of Massachusetts Boston)

2017  Small Works Salon, The Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA (Juror: Howard Yezerski, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA [catalogue])

2017  Nasty Women Exhibition: The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY (Curators: Roxanne Jackson and Jessamyn Fiori, Artists)

2016  Winter Works: Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA (Juror: Gary Duehr, Manager, Bromfield Gallery)

2016  F*ck You! In the Most Loving Way: A National Feminist Art Exhibition: Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Juror: Shannon Rose Riley, Associate Professor of Humanities & Department Chair of Humanities, San Jose State University)

2016  COLOR: Providence Art Club Gallery, Providence, RI (Juror: Dominic Molon, Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum, Providence, RI [catalogue])

2016  Thesis/Antithesis: Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA (Juror: Gerry Bergstein, artist and professor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston [catalogue])

2016  Interdisciplinary: Washington Street Gallery, Somerville, MA (Jurors: Heather Balchunas, illustrator; Dan Dez, computer animator; Sean Hilts, graphic designer [catalogue])

2015  Dream Weavers: The Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA (Juror: Debra Olin, artist [catalogue])

2015  Predictions: The Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA (Juror: Kathy Desmond, PhD, artist and professor of visual communications, Endicott College [catalogue])

2015  Water: An Essential Conversation: Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA (Juror: Susan M. King, PhD, artist and professor of art history, Laguna College of Art and Design, and Loyola Marymount University [catalogue])

2015  Small Matters of Great Importance: Light and Shadow: Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY (Juror: Lisa Panzera, senior director of Fergus McCaffrey, NY [catalogue])

2015  Feminism Across the Generations: Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL (Jurors: The Koehnline Museum of Art [catalogue])

2015  Visaural: Sight, Sound, and Action: The Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA (Jurors: Susan Berstler, founder and director, The Nave Gallery; Mary Curtin, cultural activist; and Cecily Miller, art consultant [catalogue])

2015  Force of Nature: The Karl Drerup Gallery, Plymouth, NH (Juror: Judith Brodsky, Distinguished Professor Emerita, Rutgers University [catalogue])

2015  Reception: Massasoit Open Museum, Brockton, MA (curated by Roland Blanchette, professor, Massasoit College)

2015  Hot and Cold: 310 Art, Asheville, NC (invited by Fleta Monaghan, owner, 310 Art Gallery [catalogue])

2014  Gendering Desire: Liberation, Power, and Pleasure: Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL (Jurors: The Koehnline Museum of Art [catalogue])

2014  Emergence: Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD (Jurors: Sharon Burton, founder, The Artinista Art Advisory, Washington, DC; Robert Devereux, founder, African Arts Trust and Chairman, Frieze Events & Magazines Ltd, London, UK; Deana Haggag, director, The Contemporary (Museum) of Baltimore, Maryland; and Makgati Molebatsi, board member, Bag Factory Artists Studios, Johannesburg, South Africa [catalogue])

2014  The Boston Biennial 3: Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA (Jurors: The Boston Biennial Selection Committee)

2014  Synchronies/Sincronías: Prado Rooms, Ateneo de Madrid, Spain (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art and Rosa Mascarell, artist [catalogue])

2014  Sense of Self: Arts Exchange Gallery, Atlanta, GA (curated by Jessica Caldas, independent curator and editor of Mighty Rights Media)

2014  Art You Can Feel: Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA (Juror: Katie Curler, WestPark Workshop Gallery)

2014  Percezioni: Vico del Gargano, Foggia, Italy (curated by Matteo Fiorentino, Paola Trevisan, and Giambattista del Comte, president of Proloco Vico del Gargano, and San Menaio)

2014  Hot and Cold: 310 Art, Asheville, NC (invited by Fleta Monaghan, owner, 310 Art Gallery [catalogue])

2014  Little Treasures 2014: Galleria de' Marchi, Bologna, Italy (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art [catalogue])

2014  Fractured Yet Rising: ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL (Jurors: Exhibition committee of the ARC Gallery)

2014  In the Red: Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sonoma County, CA (Juror: Susan Kantor, curatorial assistant, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts)

2014  Vessels: Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sonoma County, CA (Juror: Khysie Horn, owner, The Quicksilver Mine Co. Gallery)

2013  Hair Code: Part of The Vienna Project: 16 Days of Activism Against Violence (curated by Ildiko Meny)

2013  Compass: Navigating the Journey to Self-Identity: Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA (Juror: Amy V. Grimm, assistant professor of Art History and Museum Studies, Irvine Valley College, CA)

2013  Stories We Tell: Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY (Juror: Rachel Uffner, owner, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY [catalogue])

2013  Passages: Prado Rooms, Ateneo de Madrid, Spain (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art and Rosa Mascarell, artist [catalogue])

2013  The Music Within: Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA (Juror: Katie Curler, WestPark Workshop Gallery)

2013  Morphogenesis: 310 Art, Asheville, NC (Juror: Judith Modrak, Margo Harris Hammerschlag Gold Medal for Sculpture)

2013  Between Continuity and Innovation: Palazzo della Bella, Vico del Gargano, Italy (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art [catalogue])

2013  Growl: Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth, NH (Juror: Marcia Santore, New Hampshire Artist of the Year, 2013)

2013  Little Treasures 2013: Galleria de' Marchi, Bologna, Italy (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art [catalogue])

2013  Alternative Avenues: The Highline Loft, New York, NY (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2013  Petroleum Paradox: For Better or For Worse?: Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA (Juror: Eleanor Heartney, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres [catalogue])

2012  Masquerade: The Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Juror: Jack Fischer of Jack Fischer Gallery in San Francisco [catalogue])

2012  Woman + Body: Kepco Plaza Museum, Seoul, South Korea; and the Gwangju Cultural Foundation, Gwangju, South Korea (Juror: Tanya Ausburg, professor, San Francisco State University [catalogue])

2012  Petroleum Paradox: For Better or For Worse?: Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY (Juror: Eleanor Heartney, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres [catalogue])

2012  Liberated Dreams: Estense Castle Museum, Ferrara, Italy (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art [catalogue])

2012  San Valentino International Art Exhibition: Palazzo della Bella, Vico del Gargano, Italy (curated by the Associazione Nuova Vico in Arte [catalogue])

2012  National Juried Group Exhibition: NK Gallery, Boston, MA (Jurors: Natacha Sochat and Kathy Halamka, owners, NK Gallery, Boston, MA)

2012  Pattern, Rhythm, and Cycles: Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan, CT (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2011  Les Femmes Artistes Vernissage: Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL (Lydia Viscardi, director, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT)

2011  Art Now: Form and Substance: Berkeley College, Brooklyn, NY (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2011  On the Edge: Galleria de' Marchi, Bologna, Italy (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art [catalogue])

2011  Eclectic Aesthetic: NoHo Gallery, New York, NY (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2011  Telling Stories: Women's Caucus for Art, San Diego, CA (Juror: Moya Devine)

2011  Little Treasures: Galleria de' Marchi, Bologna, Italy (curated by Paola Trevisan of Trevisan International Art [catalogue])

2011  NAWA 122nd Annual Exhibition: Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY (Jurors: Marilyn Stevenson, Robin Schwartz, and Gina Maccinilli [catalogue])

2011  Transformation: Women's Caucus for Art, San Diego, CA (Juror: Hazel Ross)

2010  All About Color: New Jersey Foundation for the Blind, Denville, NJ (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2009  Art’s Secret Symbols: Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2008  A Woman’s Place: Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA (Juror: Kathy Halamka, owner NK Gallery, Boston, MA)

2007  Focus Forward: Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2006  Creativity: The Artist’s Journey: Synagogue for the Arts, New York, NY (curated by the American Society of Contemporary Artists)

2004  Fall Salon: Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2003  Running Hot and Steady: Aidekman Art Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA (Juror: Madeline H. Caviness, Mart Richardson Professor Emeritus at Tufts University, Medford, MA)

2003  National Prize Show: University Place, Cambridge, MA (Juror: Marc Pachter, director, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC)

2003  Spring Salon: Limner Gallery, New York, NY

2002  Color and Essence: Gibbs Gallery, Arlington, MA

1998  A Fascination With the Overlooked: Zeitgeist Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

Permanent Public Collections

Hotel Marechiaro, San Menaio, Italy

The Walker Museum, Fairlee, Vermont

Bay Cove Human Services, Boston, Massachusetts

Massasoit Open Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts

The Center for Teen Empowerment, Boston, Massachusetts

Just-A-Start, Cambridge, Massachusetts

ABCD/Changing Tracks Initiative, Boston, Massachusetts

Various private collections

 

Representation

Paola Trevisan, Trevisan International Art, Rovigo, Italy

 

Selected Bibliography

Karen Campbell, "Critic's Picks," The Boston Globe, December 1, 2016.

Renee Phillips, "Abstract Art by Women Artists," Manhattan Arts International, March 2016.

Carolyn Edlund, "Artist Profile: Elaine Alibrandi," Arts Business Institute, December 2015.

Carolyn Edlund, "My Favorite Piece of Art," Artsy Shark, May 2015.

"The L25 Spring/Summer Contest Winners Issue," Level 25 Artjournal, January 2015

"A Few of My Favorite Things," Mixed Media Art Magazine, Issue #17, December 2014.

Darlene Gillan, "Alumni Profile: Elaine Alibrandi," MassArt Alumni Association, October 2014.

Karen Kedmey, "Galerie Myrtis Kicks Off the Fall with a Show of the New and the Now," Artsy.net, September 25, 2014.

Jerry Cullum, "Diverse Group of Female Artists Explore 'Sense of Self' at Arts Exchange Gallery," ArtsAtl.com, September 3, 2014.

Meredith Kooi, "Is Feminism a Dirty Word in Art," Burnaway.org, August 2014.

Renee Phillips, "Elaine Alibrandi Creates Powerful Mixed Media Art," Manhattan Arts International, June 2, 2014.

Cure Alliance for Mental Illness, May 26, 2014.

Sam Pitcher, "Elaine Alibrandi Interview: Storytelling" (Part 1) and "Daring and Diverse" (Part 2), TextileArtist.org, March 2014.

Laura Rivas Medina, "Trevisan International Art debuted in Spain with the 'Passages/Pasajes' Exhibition," Art Journal, October 2013.

Rivierart Magazine, "Passages/Pasajes," October 2013.

"Arte Energia Creativa: Catalogo of Internazionale per Artisti Contemporanei," Publishers: Art Journal and Trevisan International Art, Italy, September 2013.

Art World Beat, "2013 International Art Festival," September 2013.

Leah Shapiro, "310 Gallery Presents 'Morphogenesis,' " The Laurel of Asheville, April 2013.

Vittorio Pellegrino, "Little Treasures 2013, The Whole World in Miniature," March 2013.

Michela Turra, "High-Flying Liberated Dreams," Art Journal, May-June 2012. Alison Martin, "Women's Caucus for Art Presents Environmentally Themed Show at Chelsea Gallery," The NY Examiner, May 2012.

Andrea Garcia-Vargas, "Politically Charged: Petroleum Paradox Art," Inside New York, May 2012.

NY Art Beat, "'Petroleum Paradox: For Better or For Worse?' Exhibition," May 2012.

Frank Mann and Charles Keller, "American Society of Contemporary Artists: The First Ninety Five Years," Publisher: American Society of Contemporary Artists, Bronx, New York, 2012.

Rivierart Magazine, "Liberated Dreams," February 2012.

Maxine Schreiber, "NAWA Wows at the Armory Art Center," West Palm Beach Fine Arts Examiner, November 21, 2011.

Art Journal, "On the Edge," November 2011.

The Arlington Advocate, "Alibrandi Gives Vision a Voice," March 6, 2003.

Frank Mann and Charles Keller, "American Society of Contemporary Artists: The First Eighty Five Years," Publisher: American Society of Contemporary Artists, Bronx, New York, 2002.

 

Selected Publications as Author

"An Gorta Mor: A Hunger for Expression" (article), Sculpture Review Magazine, Winter, 2006.

"Studio" (poetry), Women Artists News, New York, NY, June 15, 2006.

"Slum" (poetry), Little Brown, online, May 31, 2004.

"Every Few Steps" (poetry), Flipside, California, PA, February 23, 1996.

"Slum" and "After the Argument" (poetry), The Pointed Circle, Portland, OR, August 10, 1995.

"The Bank" (poetry), Spindrift, Seattle, WA, March 20, 1995.

"The Sea" (poetry), Touchstone, La Crosse, WI, May 20, 1995.

"TV" and "Adjusting to the Blur" (poetry), Paper Radio, Seattle, WA, November 7, 1994.

"Hardship" (poetry), Fox Cry Review, Menasha, WI, July 12, 1994.

"The Bank" (poetry), The Long Islander, Huntington, NY, June 9, 1994.

"Her Hands Bob" (poetry), Poetry Motel, Duluth, MN, April 1, 1993.

"Past Sleep" and "One Blind Eye" (poetry), Mind Matters Review, San Francisco, CA, October 23, 1992.