Born 1955

Lives and works in Maine.


2014    Upcoming: Sixth National Juried Exhibition at Prince Street Gallery, New York, juried by Lois Dodd, February, 2014.

    Ghosts II Common Street Arts, Waterville, Maine.

2012    *HIDDEN HISTORIES: A PROJECT BY MAGGIE LIBBY, October-November 2012, Colby

Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine.

2012     HUMANITY IN NATURE, May-October, L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, Maine.

2012     COLBY ON COMMON, April-May, Common Street Gallery, Waterville, Maine.

2011     DRAWING FROM THE COLLECTIONS, May-October, L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, Maine.

2002-2010 FALL FACULTY EXHIBITION, November-January, Colby College Museum of Art.

2009   *METAMORPHOSES PROJECT: GRAPHIC APPARITIONS, November 2009-January 2010,  Strider Theater, Colby College, Waterville, Maine.

2009    *Where Are the Women REPRISED, Dedication of the Wormser Reading Room, April-June, Miller Library, Colby College, Waterville, Maine.

2006    *Where Are the Women? Portraits of Colby Women, 1875-1904, March-August, President’s Room, Miller Library, Colby College, Waterville, Maine.

 2005    *Where Are the Women? Portraits of Colby Women, 1875-1904, March, President’s Room, Miller Library, Colby College, Waterville, Maine. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission.

2002     ALONG THE KENNEBEC, May-October, L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, Maine.

 2001      MAINE WOMEN IN THE ARTS, November-December 2001, Colby College,  Waterville, Maine. Panel presentations, Maine Women’s Studies Conference,  Colby College, Waterville, Maine.

2000    *MARGARET LIBBY: PAINTINGS AND PASTELS, April 2000, O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, Maine.


 1999     PAST PERSONAL, PRESENT PERSONAL, March 1999, Jewett Hall Gallery, University of Maine at Augusta. Curated by Karen Gilg.

1998   *BETWEEN  MOTHER AND CHILD, April 1998, Harbor Art Gallery, UMass Boston. SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL INSTALLATIONS, Old Key Bank, Skowhegan, Maine, August 1998. Curated by Abby Shahn.

 1996     GROUP SHOW: SKOWHEGAN AT 50: THE MAINE LEGACY, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport; Baxter Gallery of Maine College of Art, Portland; Blaine House, Augusta, Maine.

1994    *REGARDING THE SELF, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine.


Plesch, Véronique. “Memory and Intermediality in Maggie Libby’s Portraits of Colby Women,” in Media inter media: Intermediality in the Arts. Festschrift in Honor of Claus Cluver’s 75th Birthday, Ed. Stephanie Moore Glaser. Studies in Intermediality. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2009.

Boyle, Gerry. “Colby Women Brought to Life Through Art.” Colby Magazine, Summer 2005. Vol. 94, no.2.

“Margaret Libby: Regarding the Self.” Colby College Museum of Art Bulletin, Winter, 1994.

Greenleaf, Ken. “Colby Neighbors Exhibit Works That Need No Introduction.”

Maine Sunday Telegram, March 1994 p. 6E.

Bradford, Kathy. “Gender Influence is an Elusive and Hotly Debated Theme.”

Maine Times, July 17, 1992 p. 24-25.

Greenleaf, Ken. “On the Issues, Like Identity, Art Still Speaks.”

Maine Sunday Telegram, 12 July 1992, 8E.

Cannon, Kimberly. “Paintings are a Study in Contrast.”

The Times Record, 21 March, 1991.

Beem, Edgar Allen. Maine Art Now. Dog Ear Press,

1990, p. 253.


2013   Hidden Histories: presentation to the Colby Willow Society, Concord, MA

2013  Pecha Kucha Waterville, Maine:  Colby, Where are the Women?

2012   Panel on Women at Colby in conjunction with the opening of Hidden Histories: a project by Maggie Libby, Colby Museum of Art

2011    Where are the Women? Presentation at the International Word and Image Society Conference, August, Montreal, Canada.

2003-2010  Teaching: Introduction to Figure Painting, January Program, Colby College

2010     Women in the Spotlight, February, 2010, Colby College, Waterville, Maine.

2009            Guest Speaker, Women on Campus, May, Colby College, Waterville, Maine.