Hope is Maybe... update
From October 15th 2018 until April 10th 2019 the “Hope is Maybe” project, which includes one of my images, will be exhibited at Munich’s University for Philosophy (Hochschule für Philosophie). The exhibition will travel to Regensburg’s Technical University (OTH, Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg) where it will be seen from November 11th 2018 through December 20th, 2017.
A catalog of the project is due to be released during the month of October.
Finishing up my 4-color litho
I am almost done with the multi-color lithograph I've been working on with Scip Barnhart, at Georgetown. Second state posted here - only 2 more colors to go!
Chroma Projects exhibit coming up in June
I will be showing a bird drawing - and hopefully a print! - with Chroma Projects in Charlottesville, opening June 1. It is called 'Exaltation of Larks (putting a bird on it)'.
Munich Airport project
Later this spring, one of my drawings will become part of a project at the Munich airport, called 'Hope is Maybe...'
The drawing will be reproduced at a large scale, and paired with a quote from an immigrant, about what hope means to him/her. I'm really pleased to have my work included in this very humanitarian project.
Drawings on view at the NIH, through May 4
Twelve of my drawings are on exhibit at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health, now through May 4.
I'm currently working with Uprise Art, an experimental gallery format based in New York.
'In Our Nature' in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine
This very nice mention, of the group show at Rush Corridor Arts in Brooklyn, came out in the national publication September 14.
Prism V: Facing Fear in the 21st Century, September 16 - October 17
Opening Saturday, September 16, 6-9:pm at c.d.edwards studio: 716 Monroe St., NE (Brookland) Washington, DC - #9, right at the Brookland metro. Including work by Fabiola Alvarez, Cheryl Edwards, Eve Hennessa, Mary Higgins, Isabel Manalo and Beverly Ress.
In Our Nature, September 10 - November 19
Opening Sunday, September 10, 4-6:pm at Rush Corridor Gallery, 334 Grand Ave., Brooklyn, NY - a group exhibit, including the work of Jane Ingram Allen, Claudia Alvarez, Edward Burtynsky, Juanli Carrion. Uno Chaudhuri, Richard Estrin, Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez, Valerie Hegarty, Robin Holder, Brece Honeycutt, Oliver Kelhammer, Jan Mun, Portia Munson, Florence Neal, Beverly Ress, and Marina Zurkow
Being Sentient/Sentient Being, September 9-30
Juried by the wonderful Aneta Georgievska-Shine, this national group exhibit opens Saturday, September 9, 6-8:pm at the Allegany County Arts Council in Cumberland, MD
Washington Post review of Interdisciplinarium at the AAC!
'Edges' at Max Gallery, July 6 - 29
Baltimore show with Mike McConnell, Jerry A. Gilmore, Beverly Ress, Mary Anne Arntzen, LaToya Hobbs, how-welltoons, Val A. Smith. Opening reception July 8, 5-8:pm, at Max Gallery 126 N. Madeira Street, Baltimore, MD 21231.
'Interdisciplinarium' at the Arlington Arts Center, June 24 - October 1
An exhibit of the work of artists who combine disciplines - Stephen Towns (Art + History), Alyssa Dennis (Art + Architecture/Ecology), Will Connally (Art + Literature), Lorenzo Cardim (Art + Dance), Miriam Simun (Art + Botany), Neil Feather (Art + Music), Catherine Pancake (Art + Film/Ecology), Brian Davis (Art + Technology), Salvatore Pirroke (Art + Architecture/Sound) and me. With an opening June 24, 6-9:pm, at 3550 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA 22201
'a bird's-eye view' in Silver Spring, June 16 - August 18
My work is included in this exhibit, which also features the work of Susan Hostetler and Dalya Luttwak - at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery in the Silver Spring Civic Center. Opening party: June 16, 6-8:pm Come on by!
Review of 'Drawn Out, Drawn Over' in the City Paper
Thoughtful review from Erin Devine - thanks!
'Drawn Out Drawn Over'
Drawn Out, Drawn Over: Mapping the Territory of Experience
January 16 – March 11, 2017
Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD
Review of 'Cut'
Read it here!
'Cut', December 9, 2016 - February 18, 2017
Cut, featuring Ed Bisese, Maelle Doliveux, Bhavna Mehta, Beverly Ress, Leslie Shellow and Eric Standley, opens Friday, December 9, 6-8:pm. More info at Reston Arts.
Mapping: Carte Blanche June 12 - July 24, 2016
A group drawing exhibit at the Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn, curated by Dita Amory, Acting Associate Curator in Charge, Lehman Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Art by: David Ambrose, Cynthia Back, Ken Buhler, Beth Caspar, Gail Flanery, Felipe Goes, Keiko Hara, Carter Hodgkin, Meredith Hoffheins, Katherine Jackson, Kumi Korf, Jiri Kornatovsky, Karen Helga Maurstig, Jim Napierala, Florence Neal, Susan Newmark, Paula Overbay, Beverly Ress, Taney Roniger, Donna Ruff, Andra Samelson, Claudia Sbrissa, Robert Schwinger, Audrey Stone, Martin Zet
Please join us for the reception on Sunday, June 12, at 4:pm!
'Ladies First' opens May 21 at Neptune Brown in DC
'Ladies First' includes the work of 8 women - Carol Barsha, Raya Bodnarchuk, Cianne Fragione, Emily Francisco, Janis Goodman, Tazuko Ichikawa, Linn Meyers, and myself. It runs through July 16, 2016 at Gallery Neptune Brown on 14th St.
'Form and Line' opens March 3 at Stony Brook
An exhibit at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, featuring my drawings and the work of some recent Virginia Tech Industrial Design students. The exhibit runs from March 3 to April 21, 2016.
'Insecta' at Central Booking on New York's lower east side, Feb 11-March 27
A group exhibit about bugs, that includes my drawing of a cicada: Feb.11 - March 27
Two reviews for the Katzen exhibit
_Solo Exhibit at the Katzen Arts Center Museum, opening November 7, 2015_
My exhibit, The World is a Narrow Bridge: Drawings by Beverly Ress, opens at the beautiful AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center on Saturday, November 7, and runs through December 13. It is curated, with an essay, by Aneta Georgievska-Shine. Come enjoy the opening, and see the other late fall solos by Micheline Klagsbrun, Susanne Kessler, Titus Kaphar, Francis Cape & Harmony Hammond, Joe White, and designers Graham & Pekala!
_The Athenaeum Invitational September/October 2015_
The first annual exhibition, including both invited and juried artists, at the Athenaeum in Alexandria. Jack Rasmussen is the juror - and my drawing Koan won the Invitational Prize. September 10 - October 25, 2015.
Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalists Exhibit at MICA
The show opens Thursday, July 16, 6-9:pm in both the Decker and Meyerhof Galleries at MICA. Three of my drawings and the work of 54+ other artists will be on view!
Brooklyn Benefit April-May 2015
Solo exhibit at the Athenaeum in Alexandria, April 16, 2015 - May 31, 2015
My bird drawings will make up one of two solo shows, opening April 16. The opening reception for Rara Avis / Beverly Ress, Langley Spurlock + Martin Tarrat is Sunday, April 19, beginning at 4:pm. I will give a talk about my work on Sunday, May 3, at 3:pm. A guided tour of The Winged Bestiary an Abcedarium of Feathered Nonsense with Langley Spurlock and Martin Tarrat, will take place on May 21 at 7 pm, and May 31 at 3 pm.
The Library of Congress acquires my print - December 2014
The LOC has just acquired the print portfolio, Outside the Margin, published by Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. It includes one of my prints, as well as work by Maria Barbosa, Scip Barnhart, Chayo Chevez, Pepe Coronado, Rosemary Cooley, Georgia Deal, Donald Depuydt, Deron DeCesare, Susan Due Pearcy, Melissa Ezelle, Jenny Freestone, Susan Goldman, Marty Ittner, Pauline Jakobsberg, Ron Meick, Lee Newman, Sarah Noreen, Judith Nulty, Heather O’Hara, Dennis O’Neill, Margaret Adams Parker, Gretchen Schermerhorn, Elzbieta Sikorska, Terry Svat, Helga Thomson, Vicky Vogl, Ellen Winkler, Max Karl Winkler, and Clare Winslow.
Ho! Ho! Ho!
2015 Wood Institute Travel Grant - The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
So excited to get a grant to draw in the collections of these guys! I'll be spending a couple of weeks in their archives, over the course of the next several months.
Perspectives article: GW artist residency 2013-14
Perspectives - the yearly GWU publication from the Department of Fine Art and Art History includes an article about my residency during the 2013-14 school year - pp 22-27
Open Studio - Saturday, June 7, 12-7:pm
100 Works on Paper Benefit at the Kentler Gallery, Brooklyn - May 17, 2014
I have a drawing in this show, which has a lot of wonderful work, and is a great fundraiser for the gallery. See a preview of the work on exhibit here
A Window into the Mind's Eye review
Washington Post February 28, 2014
Paper Paradox review
Washington City Paper February 10, 2014
Work Published in Slippage Literary Magazine - early Winter 2014
This came out: Slippage, no. 2, Winter 2014 - a publication about the confluence of science and art.
A Window into the Mind's Eye at 1632 U St., Jan 10 - March 15, 2014
A drawing show at the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at the Smith Center on U St. in DC. Work by Hsin-Hsi Chen, Lee Gainer, Yaroslav Koporulin, Beverly Ress, and Jowita Wyszomirska. The opening reception is Friday, January 17, from 7-9. There will be an artists' talk on Saturday, February 22, at 3:30
Beasts and Bodies at Schema Projects, Nov. 8 - Dec. 8, 2013
My work is included, as one of eleven 'anchor artists', in this open community exhibition. Schema Projects is focused on works on paper, and run by wonderful artist, Mary Judge. It's located at 92 St Nicholas Ave (between Hart and Suydam) in Brooklyn.
GW Artist Scholar Resident, 2013-14
The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, at George Washington U. has invited me to be one of three 2013-2014 Resident Artist/Scholar Fellows!
The other two are Sarah O’Halloran, and Stephen Wade.
Now in it's second year, the fellowship provides a platform for resident artists/scholars to work together with a small group of GW faculty and students, as well as other members of the Washington, DC arts community. The Fellows will produce new work and/or scholarship, present at least one public lecture, regularly interact with graduate and undergraduate students, and participate in activities with GW faculty in the Incubator Studio Fellowship Program and others in the GW arts community.
Inside Out: Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles June 13 - July 21, 2013
My drawing, "Bananas", is included in this exhibit at the Kentler International Drawing Space in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The Guest Curator is Laura Phipps -
Senior Curatorial Assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
100 Works on Paper Benefit at the Kentler Gallery, Brooklyn - April 12-May 12, 2013
I have one small drawing in this show, which has a lot of wonderful work, and is a great fundraiser for the gallery. See a preview of the work on exhibit here
Maryland State Arts Council
Thank you MSAC for the Individual Artist Award for 2013!
October 12 - November 25, 2012: Signals at DCAC
My work is included with that of over 40 Washington artists in two spaces creating DCAC’s new exhibition which declares that there is a distinct Washington School of art and offers a manifesto to prove it!
Through October 5, 2012 - Hickok Cole Artnight
Artnight is a huge exhibit - over 250 pieces - of some wonderful Washington/Baltimore artists. Sales benefit the Washington Project for the Arts. Two of my layered drawings are included.
June 15 - July 28, 2012: My Bird Drawings in a Summer Group Show
April-June 2012 - 50th Anniversary Exhibit at the McLean Project for the Arts in Virginia
I'm exhibiting my diptych drawing, Pink Wing, at the McLean Project for the Arts, along with the work of about 27 other mid-Atlantic artists - a celebration of the exhibition history of this beautiful, and wonderfully curated space. The show runs from April 19 - June 2, with a reception and curator's talk on April 19th, from 7-9:pm. The exhibit is curated by Deborah McLeod, Andrea Pollan, Sarah Tanguy, and Nancy Sausser.
April/May 2012 - 100 Works on Paper Benefit at the Kentler Gallery
My print, D(r)ying Leaf, is a part of this terrific exhibit and sale to benefit the programs at the wonderful Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn. The opening reception takes place on Friday, April 13, from 6-8:pm. And the benefit sale - for ticket holders only - is Saturday, May 19 at 6:pm. There's always a lot of great work at this show - it's a gem!