Cheryl Zibisky

Cheryl Zibisky

Senior Lecturer


Commercial Photography

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Cheryl Zibisky earned her MFA in Photography from New Hampshire Institute of Art as well as a certificate of excellence in Commercial Photography from Miami Ad School, formal known as Portfolio Center. Zibisky earned a BS in Photography from the University of North Florida. She has been an Instructor in the Photography Program at Appalachian State University since 2012 and works as a commercial photographer in addition to her artistic practice. Her fine art work has been exhibited in numerous group shows, and two solo shows.

Zibisky’s commercial work has been published in over 20 different national magazines as well as a handful of local and regional publications. In October 2016, one of her images was featured on the cover of Southern Living. Other publications include: Garden & Gun, Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal, Our State, Real Simple, The Local Palate and Walmart World. A partial client list of advertising clients include: Blinds to Go, Denihan Hospitality, Grey Advertising, MME Ad Agency, PACE Communications, RR Donnelley, Sony, W Hotels and Yahoo. She is represented by Wonderful Machine and is a contributor to Getty Images. Her commercial work may be viewed at and her fine art work can be found at