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BEVERLY RESS

BEVERLY RESS

Artist Work

For H.B.
2015
colored pencil on paper, powdered pigment
30"x22"
Open
2015
colored pencil on paper, laser-cut, twisted open.
30"x22"x1.5"
Float
2015
colored pencil on paper, laser-cut, laser-etched.
30"x22"
Branch
2015
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut.
42"x57"x9"
Branch (side view
2015
colored pencil on paper, mounted on gessoed canvas, cut.
42"x57"x9"
Night
2014
colored pencil on Japanese paper.
30"x22"

Artist Information

County
Montgomery County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2016, 2013

Artist Bio

Museum Exhibitions:
2015 American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC, “The World is a
Narrow Bridge: Drawings by Beverly Ress”
2006 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, "Art on Paper".
2005 Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, “10th National Drawing Invitational”.
2003 James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, “Untitled”.
2002 The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, “Donkefant/Republicrat”.
1999 The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, “Landscape”.
1997 The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, “Across Borders/Sin Fronteras”.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2016 Chroma Projects, Charlottesville, VA, “Beverly Ress: Before and After Follow Each Other”
2015 NVFAA Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA, “Rara Avis”
2011 Chroma Projects, Charlottesville, VA, "Beverly Ress: Making This World"
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, "Beverly Ress: Slippages and Openings"
2010 Julio Fine Arts Gallery, Loyola University, Baltimore, MD, "Beverly Ress: Floating World"
2005 McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA, “Nature Examined: Drawings by Beverly Ress”.
1997 Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD, “Beverly Ress: Sculpture and Drawings”.
1996 Salve Regina Gallery, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, “Beverly Ress: Sculpture and Drawings”.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2016 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, “Mapping Space: Carte Blanche”
Gallery Neptune & Brown, Washington, DC, “Ladies First”
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, “Form & Line”
Haberspace, NewYork, NY, “Insecta”
2015 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, “Kentler Celebrates 25/Advisory Board Selects”
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, “100 Works on Paper”
2014 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, “100 Works on Paper”
Carroll Square Gallery, Washington, DC, “Paper Paradox”
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC, “A Window into the Mind’s Eye”
2013 Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY, “Beasts and Bodies” Anchor Artist
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, “Inside Out: Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles”
2012 DCAC, Washington, DC, “Signals”.
Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC, “Winging It”
McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA, “Four Perspectives: Becoming MPA”
2011 Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC, "(e)merge art fair"
2010 Russell Projects, Richmond, VA, "Sky Was Yellow, Sun Was Blue".
Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA, "In the Beginning...".
Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center Gallery, Silver Spring, MD, "Paperworks".
2009 Liber Mundi, Antwerp, Belgium, "Confronting Mortality with Art and Science". Curator's Office, Washington, DC, "Summer Dock".
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, "100 Works on Paper Benefit".
Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown, MD, "Everchanging".
2008 Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, "Bestiarum Vocabulum". Case[werks], Baltimore, MD, "Entangled: Art & Word".
Decker and Meyerhoff Galleries, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, "Sondheim Semi-Finalists".
Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, "Former Fellows"
ArtSpace, New Haven, CT, "ArtSpace Spectacular Benefit Auction".
James Backas Gallery, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD, "Look Now Look All Around".
2007 Antwerp Zoo, Antwerp, Belgium, "Confronting Mortality with Art and Science".
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, "Observing the Edge".
Fine Art Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, "Drawings: Hsin-His Chen, Beverly Ress, Youngmi Song Organ".
Scope-Hamptons Art Fair, Curator's Office, Wainscott, NY
Curator's Office, Washington, DC, "three-part harmony: definition, delicacy and detail in drawing".
Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, "Between the Lines".
Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown, MD, "Dwell".
2006 Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC, "Over Under Sideways Down, Backwards Forwards, Square and Round".
Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC, “Animalia”.
Artspace auction 2006, New Haven, CT.
2005 Scope-Miami Art Fair, Curator’s Office, Miami Beach, FL.
Salve Regina Gallery, The Catholic University of American, Washington, DC, “That’s Not How I Remember It”.
2004 School 33 Arts Center, Baltimore, MD, “Doppelganger”. 2003 OIA Gallery, New York, NY, “Brave New World”.
2002 University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, “The Low End Theory”.
2001 Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, “Alumni, Part II”.
2000 Villa Julie College, Baltimore, MD, “Nature Trail”.
1999 School 33 Arts Center, Baltimore, MD, “Artscape 2000minus1”...
1998 ProjectSpace, Washington, DC, “Installations Project”.
505 Gallery, Washington, DC, “Sculptors’ Plans - Drawings and Maquettes”.
1997 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, “Artscape”.

Awards:
2016 Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council 2015 Semi-Finalist, The Sondheim Prize, Baltimore, MD
2015 Invited Artist Prize, The Athenaeum Invitational, Alexandria, VA
2014 Wood Institute Travel Grant Recipient, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia/Mutter Museum
Individual Artist Award, The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County
2013 Resident Artist/Scholar Fellow, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, George Washington University.
Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council. 2011 Recipient, United States Artists Project Grant.
Semi-Finalist, The Trawick Prize, Bethesda, MD. 2010 Nominee, Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship.
Semi-Finalist, The Trawick Prize, Bethesda, MD.
Rising Star, Art, Corcoran/FGI, Washington, DC. 2009 Nominee, Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship.
Resident, Keyholder Program, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD. 2008 Recipient, Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.
Public Sculpture Commission, Rockville, MD, "Things Left Behind".
Semi-Finalist, The Sondheim Prize, Baltimore, MD.
2007 Semi-Finalist, The Trawick Prize, Bethesda, MD. 2006 Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council.
2003 Finalist, The Trawick Prize, Bethesda, MD.
1998 Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council. 1990-91 Fellow, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.

Selected Bibliography:
Voon, Claire, “Folded and Fragmented Drawings of the Natural World”, Hyperallergic, December 7, 2015
Jenkins, Mark, “Galleries: One view of how people of color are portrayed in pre-modern art”, The Washington Post, December 4, 2015
Jacobson, Louis, “Reviewed: ‘Paper Paradox’ at Carroll Square Gallery”, Washington City Paper, February 10, 2014
Jenkins, Mark, “D.C. area galleries: Marley Dawson’s burning ambition”, Washington Post, February 28, 2014
Jenkins, Mark, “Washington’s best art gallery shows of 2012”, The Washington Post, December 7, 2012
Jenkins, Mark, “Heiner’s ‘Winging It’: Striking photos, paintings, collages of birds”, The Washington Post, July 5, 2012
Parsons, Laura, "Natural detachment: Ress cuts through what's precious", The Hook, May 9, 2011
Schroeder, Stephanie, "The Very Best of NYC Art", Go Magazine, February 17, 2011
Noonan, Kate, "Human/Nature", Baltimore City Paper, October 1, 2008
Mahoney, J.W., "Report from Washington, DC ", Art in America, May, 2008.
McLeod, Deborah, "Bearing Witness", Baltimore City Paper, April 2, 2008.
Bleau, Darcelle, "Jordan Faye Contemporary Gallery Grand Opening", City Paper Online, October 3,2007
McLeod, Deborah, "Interval Affairs", Baltimore City Paper, January 24, 2007.
McNatt, Glenn, “Artscape show challenges notions”, The Baltimore Sun, July 25, 2003.
Giuliano, Mike, “Home Turf”, Baltimore City Paper, July 23, 2003.
Giuliano Mike, “The Art of Disturbance”, Baltimore City Paper, April 19, 2000.
Giuliano, Mike, “The Art of Artscape”, Baltimore City Paper, July 14, 1999.
McNatt, Glenn “Traditional mostly lost in exhibits”, The Baltimore Sun, July 9, 1999
Fressola, Michael, “feminism redux’, Staten Island Sunday Advance, August 27, 1995.
Avgikos, Jan, “Gris-Gris Goddess Ya Ya”, The Village Voice, August 1995.
McWilliams, Martha, “Unnatural Visions”, Washington City Paper, June 11, 1993.
Dorsey, John, “Works by Four Sculptors at Maryland Art Place”, The Baltimore Sun, June 8, 1990.
McCoy, Mary, “Four Women Sculptors”, The Washington Post, May 26, 1990.
Welzenbach, Michael, “Four Women Sculptors”, The Washington Post, May 26, 1990.
Hamilton, Megan, “Tough Questions, Rough Solutions”, Baltimore City Paper, 12/1/89.
Douce, Lydia, “Coastal Exchange II”, The Richmond Review, July 1989.