Awards / Exhibitions

 

2019

"Comet " - 1st Place Award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - December - Michael

Quartet Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - November - Michael

NJ State Senior Art Show - Grace 2nd place for acrylic painting

Atlantic County Senior Art Show - Grace 1st place, Michael 2nd place for acrylic painting

Ocean City Annual juried show - "Oyster Creek" - Grace

"Mazzella's Italian Bakery" - 3rd Place Award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - September - Michael

Painting Demo - Atlantic City Country Club / Ocean City Art Center - April - Michael

"Malpensa Connection" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - March - Grace

"Mail Angel" - Goddess Exhibition - Belmar Arts Center - March - Grace

"At the Stage Door" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - February - Grace

2018

Associate Artist Show Winner award "Westinghouse" - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - October - Michael

Husband/wife solo exhibition - Caldwell University Art Therapy Programs Gallery - August - October

Solo Exhibition - Nashville North Studios - Linwood - June/July - Michael 

"Summer in OC" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - July - Michael

"Sunrise Within" - 1st Place Award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - May - Grace

"Resting in Upper Township" - 3rd Place Award - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - April - Michael

"Westinghouse Refrigerator Radio" - 2nd Place Award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - April - Michael

"A Little Bit of Sugar" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - March - Grace

Solo exhibition - Ocean City Arts Center - January - Grace

 

2017

"That Special Look" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - December - Michael

Toys, Trinkets and Treasures Show - Nashville North Studios - Linwood - Grace and Michael

Quartet Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - Grace 

Artist Who Inspire Me - Hammonton Arts Center - Grace 

New Jersey Artist of the Year - TOSCA - Twin Cities Magazine - Grace

"Dreyfuss and Brownie" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - May - Michael

"Beach Storm" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - April - Grace

"Neither Snow Nor Rain" #7" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - April - Michael

"Royal Lancer and the Apocalypse" - 1st Place Award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - March - Michael

Mixed Media Show - Ocean City Fine Arts League - Grace and Michael - March

"Shopping Therapy - - Honorable Mention award - Hammonton Arts Center - March - Grace

Women in the Arts - Hammonton Arts Center - Grace

Just Deserts Show - Nashville North Studios - Linwood - Grace and Michael

Black White and One Color Show - Ocean City Fine Arts League - Grace and Michael - February

Urban Landscape Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - Grace and Michael

Casting Shadows show - Hammonton Arts Center - Grace and Michael

2016

"Tomasello's Auto Repair" - 2nd place award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - December - Michael

Joint Exhibition at Katz JCC - Margate - Grace and Michael

RunAway Angel Show - Nashville North Studios - Linwood - Grace and Michael

Artful Giving Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - Grace and Michael

Quartet Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - Michael

"Gardner's Basin" - Honorable Mention award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - November - Michael

Associate Artist Show Winner award "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - October - Grace

Associate Artist Alcove Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - October - Grace & Michael

"Harry's Villager" - 2nd place award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - September - Michael

Noyes Gallery at Kramer Hall - Hammonton - History of Agriculture  - September - December - "Farm Labor Transport" - Michael

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey - Martha Venturo Memorial Award - Annual Juried Members' Show - "Ventnor on the Side" - Michael

Center for Contemporary Art - Annual Members' Show - Honorable Mention - "The Mysterious Relay Box on South     Hillside" - Michael

"Through a Glass Darkly" - 2nd place award - Ocean City Fine Arts League - June - Michael

Time and Reflection Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - April - Grace and Michael

"House on Vassar Square" - First Place - Ocean City Fine Arts League - April - Michael

"The Esso Men" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - March - Grace

Associate Artist Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - March - Grace and Michael

Noyes Gallery at Kramer Hall - Hammonton - 150 Years of Industry  - March - August - Michael (3 paintings)

"Dorset and Edgewater" - Honorable Mention award - Gallery W - Bernardsville - January - Michael 

"Buick in the Middle" and "Dorset and Edgewater" - Gallery W juried show - Bernardsville - January - Michael

Mixing It Up exhibition - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - January - Grace and Michael

 

2015

 

"Bring Me a Dream in AC" by Grace is used for the At The Shore facebook cover photo - December

Artist profile in At The Shore - Press of Atlantic City - December - Grace and Michael

"Atlantic City On My Mind" - 2nd place award - Holtzman Gallery Juried Miniature Fine Art Show - Grace 

Paintings accepted by the Holtzman Gallery in the Juried Miniature Fine Art Show- December - Grace and Michael

Two person exhibition at AtlantiCare Hospital (Atlantic City) - November/December - Grace and Michael

"Night in Ventnor" accepted in the 2015 Juried Art Show at the Ocean City Arts Center (received an honorable mention) - November - Grace

"Just in Time" accepted in the 2015 Juried Art Show at the Ocean City Arts Center - November - Michael

Art of the Table - Great Bay Gallery - Somers Point - November - Grace and Michael

Associate Artist Show Winner award "Mail Expressionism" - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - October - Michael

Dine In - Take Out  - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - September - Grace and Michael

"Dorset and Edgewater" and "Anticipating the Gloom of Night" - Michael - Arts Guild - Rahway NJ - Nexus International Juried Show - September 

"Mail Angel" - Grace - Arts Guild - Rahway - NJ Nexus International Juried Show - September 

September Artist of the Month - Arts Guild New Jersey - Rahway - Michael

Higher Perspective Invitational Show - Great Bay Gallery - Grace and Michael - Somers Point, New Jersey - August 

Associate Artist Membership - Grace and Michael - Riverfront Renaissance Center - Millville, New Jersey - July 

Shore Medical Center - OCFAL Members Exhibit - Grace and Michael - Somers Point, New Jersey - July-December 

Heritage Show - Hammonton Arts Center - "Amalfi Pescheria" (2nd Place) "Annunziata's Meatballs" (Honorable Mention) - July - Grace

My Letter Carrier invitational show - Ocean City Arts Center - June - Grace and Michael

Featured in an online fundraising campaign for the Center For Contemporary Art - June - Grace and Michael 

Hammonton Gazette - Article on Hammonton Plein Air event - May - Michael 

"The Artists' House" - 2nd Place - Hammonton Plein Air - May - Michael

"Tuned In" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - May - Grace

"Bloom's Liquor" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - April - Michael

"Postbox on Route 9" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - April - Grace

Solo presentation and painting demo at the Willingboro Art Alliance - April -  Michael

"Giac and the Blue Citroen" - Cover of the April/May edition of the Connection Magazine - Michael

A selection of paintings exhibited at Stockton University Kramer Hall, Hammonton - March - Grace and Michael

"Mail Expressionism" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - March - Michael

New Jersey Isn't Boring juried show - Arts Guild New Jersey - March 22 - April 16 - Grace and Michael

Duets Show - Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts - Millville - February 20 - March 15 - Grace and Michael

"Purple Haze on the Radio" - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - February - Michael

Baker's Dozen juried show - Arts Guild New Jersey - February 15 - March 12 - Michael

"Pam's Rose" - Cover of the Feb/March edition of the Connection Magazine - Grace

New Perspectives Show - Watchung Arts Center - February 4 - March 4 - Grace and Michael

"Rainy Day in Ventnor" - Wallflower Gallery juried show - Bernardsville - January - Grace

 

2014

 

"Under the Light" - Fav15% - BoldBrush Competition Dec 2014 - Michael

"Bike Run" - Grace - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - December 2014

Informed Collector October Newsletter-  Collector Alert - Artist Profile - Michael

"Outstanding Acrylic" award - BoldBrush Competition Oct 2014 - "Chef King" - Michael

"After the Rain" accepted in the 2014 Juried Art Show at the Ocean City Arts Center - Michael

"How Was Your Day Sweetie?" accepted in the 2014 Juried Show at The Center For Contemporary Art, Bedminster, New Jersey - Michael

Group Show - Savor the Artist's Palette - Great Bay Art Gallery - Somers Point, New Jersey - November - Grace and Michael 

Paintings featured in the Center for Contemporary Art - Off the Wall auction fund raiser - October - Grace and Michael

Featured artists September/October on the Discover Jersey Arts web page

"Skinny's Hot Dogs" - Michael - Arts Guild - Rahway NJ - Nexus International Juried Show - September 2014

"A Rainy Day in Ventnor" - Grace - Arts Guild - Rahway - NJ Nexus International Juried Show - September 2014

"At the End of the Day" - Michael - Best in Show - Visual Arts Center of New Jersey - July 2014

"Ventnor Lifeboats" - Grace - First Prize - Ocean City Fine Arts League - July 2014

Group Show - New Faces - William Ris Gallery - Stone Harbor, New Jersey - July 2014

Joint Solo Show - Essentially South Jersey - Great Bay Gallery - Somers Point, New Jersey - May 2014

"Chef King" - Michael - First Prize - Ocean City Fine Arts League - March 2014

"Bring Me a Dream in AC" - Grace - Second Prize - Ocean City Fine Arts League - March 2014

"Yellow Bird of Hammonton" - Michael - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - February 2014

 

2013

 

Joint Solo Show - People, Places and Things - Summit Library / Visual Arts Center of NJ - December 2013

Members Show - Noyes Museum - December 2013 - Grace and Michael 

Group Show - A Moveable Feast - Great Bay Art Gallery - Somers Point, New Jersey 2013 - Grace and Michael

"French Fried" - Grace - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - December 2013

"The Tradewinds" - Michael - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - December 2013

Juried Show - Grace and Michael - Ocean City Arts Center - November 2013

"Before Starbucks" - Michael - First Prize - Ocean City Fine Arts League - November 2013

Members Show - Grace and Michael - Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ  - July 2013

"Sue and Dave" - Grace - Marylou Hillyer Award - Visual Arts Center of New Jersey - July 2013

Group Show - Grace - Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ - April 2013 

Associate Artist Membership - Grace and Michael - Noyes Museum - Oceanville, New Jersey - Jan 2013

 

2012

 

"Ventnor Baywatch" - Grace - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Arts Center juried show - November 2012

"Two Jitneys" - Michael - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Arts Center juried show - November 2012

Juried Show - Grace and Michael - Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ  - September 2012

Members Show - Grace and Michael - Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ  - July 2012

"Leonard's Prize" - Grace - Honorable Mention - Visual Arts Center of New Jersey - July 2012

"Doing AC" - Grace - First Prize - Ocean City Fine Arts League - July 2012

"Reporting for Duty" - Michael - Honorable Mention - Ocean City Fine Arts League - July 2012

Ventnor is Art Postcard - Grace - April 2012

Group Show - Grace and Michael Bernards Township Parks and Recreation Art Show 2012

 

2011

 

Group Show - Grace and Michael - Visual Arts Center - 2011

Group Show - Grace and Michael - Papermill Playhouse - 2011

 

Online & Print articles (click on image below and then use the left and right arrows to see other articles)

Caldwell University News Letter
Caldwell University News Letter

Art show at Caldwell University featuring the paintings of Grace and Michael Zambelli

RT 40 Newsletter Last House Standing
RT 40 Newsletter Last House Standing
Every Picture - postcard front
Every Picture - postcard front
Art Talk at NNS
Art Talk at NNS
Michael Zambelli solo exhibition
Michael Zambelli solo exhibition

Postcard for Nashville North Studios

Shore News - Sunrise Sunset Show
Shore News - Sunrise Sunset Show

"Sunrise Within" 1st place winner at the Ocean City Fine Arts League - Sunrise Sunset Show

OCAC web page
OCAC web page

Ocean City Arts Center

OCAC Grace Announcement
OCAC Grace Announcement

Ocean City Arts Center

OCAC Solo Show Postcard front
OCAC Solo Show Postcard front

Ocean City Arts Center