b. 1990 Boston, MA. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. 

 

Education

2015   School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, MFA 

2012   Vassar College, BA in American Culture

Exhibitions

2017   From URL to IRL. ONE TWO ONE Gallery, Boston, MA. 

Debtfair (participating artist), a project of Occupy Museums, Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum

of American Art, New York, New York. 

Objectified, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Small Works, NAWA Gallery, New York, NY

Inter-Dimensional Ports of Whatsoever. Juried by Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez. Fort Point Arts

Community Atlantic Wharf Gallery. (forthcoming)

2016  THIS IS REVOLTING. Online exhibition.

Postage Required, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

Cell Phone Photography IV, Juried by Meri Aaron Walker, Texas Photographic Society

2015  ARTCetera, Boston, MA

John Baldessari Medal Award Gala, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

TELE/VISION, National Boston, Brookline, MA

The Cyclorama Show: Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, SMFA, Boston, MA

Mostra I, Erbaluce, Boston, MA

Spectrum, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2014  South Asia Exchange, Harvard Friends of Japan Concourse, Cambridge, MA

Refraction, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA

Proof of Purchase, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

2013  New Student Salon Show, SMFA, Boston, MA

2011   Through the Student Lens (juried), Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY 

Publications

2017   Reflections on the Burden of Men Magazine, Boston, MA. 

THIS IS REVOLTING. Catalog of online publication. Published by Allison Cekala. 

2016   ML/MZ:I. Published by Keeper Zines/Marissa Lorusso and Madeline Zappala.

DIVULGE zine. Published by Keeper Zines/Marissa Lorusso.

U-G-L-Y zine. Published by Keeper Zines/Marissa Lorusso.

“Madeline Zappala,” Aint-Bad Magazine blog feature.

2015  GRRRLS IN CARS: A Zine about Women and Travel. Published by Keeper Zines/Marissa Lorusso. 

2014   What Kind of Trouble, Vol 2. Published by Sara Sutterlin.

Curatorial Projects

2017   Reflections on the Burden of Men Magazine, Boston, MA. 

2015   Spectrum 2015, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2014   South Asia Exchange, Harvard Friends of Japan Concourse, Cambridge, MA 

Awards

2017   National Association of Women Artists Juried Membership

2015-2016 Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 

2014-2015 Graduate Teaching Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2014   Merit Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2013   Merit Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Professional Experience

2015-2017 Gallery Attendant, Boston Society of Architects, Boston, MA 

2014-2017 Studio Assistant, Michael Costello, Boston, MA

2015-2016 Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow, Senior Thesis Project, SMFA, Boston, MA

2014-2015 Teaching Assistant, Claire Becket, SMFA, Boston, MA

2012-2013 Studio Assistant, Mark Cooper, Boston, MA

2012   Studio Assistant, Caitlin Masley, New York, NY

2012   Studio Assistant, Buck Lewis, Poughkeepsie, NY

2012   Archivist and Photographer, Vassar College Communications, Poughkeepsie, NY

2011-2012 Photographer, Vassar Repertory Dance Theater, Poughkeepsie, NY

2010   Intern, Gallery Attendant, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

2010   Intern to the Assistant Director, List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA 

2010-2012 Photography Editor, Miscellany News, Boston, MA