Edna Hibel has been referred to as one of America's best loved and most versatile artist. Hibel is now also acclaimed as the "Heart and Conscience of America."
Edna Hibel was educated at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, from 1935-39, and was a special graduate student, 1942, and was honored with the Sturtevant Traveling Fellowship to Mexico. The work of Edna Hibel has been exhibited in prestigious museums and galleries in more than 20 countries on four continents including national museums in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Russia and the U.S.A., and under the royal patronage of Count and Countess Bernadotte of Germany, Count Thor Bonde of Sweden, Prince and the late Princess Rainier of Monaco and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England.
Hibel received medals of honor from His Eminence Pope John Paul II and the late Belgiam King Baudouin, and has received three honorary Doctorate degrees including her most recent from Eureka College, the alma mater of President Ronald Regan.
Selected Collections: Harvard University Boston University Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Springfield Museum of Arts, Massachusetts University of New Hampshire Fleischmann Collection, Cincinnati Detroit Art Institute Milwaukee Art Museum Phoenix Art Museum La Jolla Museum, California