Solo Exhibits and Small Group Shows:

9/2018 " Reflections" -Solo Exhibit- South Avenue Arts, Garwood, NJ
6/2018 “Members’ Show”- Visual Arts Center, Summit
5/2018 “Flowers”- South Avenue Arts, Garwood, NJ
6/2017 “Members’ Show”- Visual Arts Center, Summit NJ
4/2017 “Spring Time” South Avenue Arts, Garwood, NJ
8/2016- “Summer Daze”- Gallery U, Westfield, NJ
6/2016 “Members’ Show” Visual Arts Center, Summit NJ
12/2015 “Paint and Pastel works of Barbara McElheny” Summit Library, Summit, NJ
10/2015 “People and Places that Inspire” Zufall Health Center, Dover, NJ
9/2015 “Eight is Enough” Visual Arts Center, Summit NJ
6/2015 “Members’ Show” Visual Arts Center, Summit NJ
3/2015- “Drawing on the Horizon”- Collaborative Installation
2/2015 “Barbara McElheny Works” Westfield Memorial Library, Westfield, NJ
9/2014 “Student Show” Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ
6/2014 “Members’ Show” Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ
5/2014 “Pairings:  Selected Faculty and Student Works” Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ
2/2014 “A Moveable Feast” College of St Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ
9/2013 “Celebrating Hispanic Heritage” Zufall Health Center, Dover, NJ
6/2013 “Members’ Show Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ
5/2013 “Celebrating Woman” Zufall Health Center, Dover, NJ
6/2012 “Members’ Show” Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ
10/2011 “Barbara McElheny Art” Summit Library, Summit, NJ
1/2011 “Aspiring Artist” Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ
2/2008 “Student Show” Yard School, Montclair, NJ

Awards and Press:
10/2010 “The Art of Barbara McElheny” Independent Press NJ.com
12/2015 “Barbara McElheny Paint and Pastels” NY Times
6/2010   Merit Award for “Farm”- oil on canvas, Visual Arts Center- Judges from Evonne M. Davis and   Emma Wilcox Gallery
2/2014 “il pasto che ci muove (The Meal that moves Us)” NY Times Sunday
3/2015 “Paintings of Barbara McElheny” Suburban News
3/2015 “Paintings of Barbara McElheny” Westfield Leader

Professional and Academic Affiliations:
Art Teacher, South Avenue Arts, Garwood NJ
Montessori Teacher Christopher Academy School, Westfield NJ
Visual Arts Center Member, Summit NJ
American Montessori Society, New York, NY
National Education for Young Children  

Education:
MS- Hunter College Early Childhood and Elementary Ed, NY, NY
BFA- School of Visual Arts, NY, NY
AMS Teaching Certificate NY, NY