Babette P. Meltzer is an award-winning New York artist who discovers new possibilities in a myriad of ordinary, old, and unusual parts and objects. All of her distinctive art and jewelry are one-of-a-kind. They incorporate new and recycled items found from such diverse sources as local flea markets, toy stores, parts of broken jewelry, hardware stores, and any other places she visits that have interesting pieces.
Babette has lived in Manhattan, upstate New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Oregon. She now resides in Rhinebeck, NY, a charming upstate town 2 hours from New York. With curiosity and acute observation, be it in the United States, Europe, or exotic bazaars in the far corners of the Middle East, Babette has a most unusual eye of a trained artist. She has degrees from Fashion Institute of Technology, Hunter College, and a Master's Degree from Adelphi University, all located in New York. She has been a medical social worker, an accomplished museum docent, and teacher among her varied experiences.
Innovative artist Babette P. Meltzer has had exhibitions at the prestigious Pen and Brush Society, the Artist-Craftsmen of New York, the Broome Street Gallery, the West Side Art Coalition, New York City Library, and several galleries in New York State. Babette has taken art training at The Art Students League, 92nd Street "Y," The Sitka Centre in Oregon, The MADD Museum, and various other art classes.