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  • Profile:

    At Brooklyn College Brodsky studied with Ad Reinhardt and Burgoyne Diller. Before she graduated in 1965, her watercolors were included in a 1963 World House Gallery exhibition (Madison Avenue) which also showcased Paul Klee and Vassily Kandinsky. Since then, her work has received maniy accolades from both critics and peers. After seeing an exhibition of Beverly's paintings in 1980,(Parsons), Elaine de Kooning wrote: "I'm impressed with the intensity of the imagery...indications of a magnificent energy level."

    Brodsky has also been awarded several painting fellowships, grants, and awards. These include The New York Foundation For The Arts Fellowship,(2000) NEA Grant, Connecticut Commission on The Arts Fellowship, The Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant, (2012), and the Randolff Caldecott Honor Medal. Beverly has also received the Vermont Studio Center Fellowship/residency, as well as the Triangle Artist's Fellowship. Clients include: Viking Penguin, Lippincott, Cavendish, Lothrop, Lee, Shepard,and Fitzhenry & Whiteside.(Canada).Exhibitions include: The Whitney Museum, The Jewish Museum, Sotheby's/NYC, Westbeth, Etra Fine Art/Miami,The Painting Center(NYC), First Street Gallery Solo/Chelsea 2012-13, and 0-68 Gallery in The Netherlands.(Until present). Brodsky is currently representing The USA in the Art In Embassies Program with the State Department, and exhibiting  paintings in Freetown, Sierra Leone and Bagawan Barraine for a period of three years at The American Embassies. In 2007, Beverly's work was featured in the Palm Beach Art Fair with Etra Fine Art and at Barbara Paci Gallery in Pietrasanta, Italy. FINEARTCOLLECTOR.COM is currently exhibiting Brodsky's paintings.(2016-).

    Brodsky was also a resident in Germany(1990) where her works on paper were exhibited in several galleries. Her abstract paintings were also published by Juni Magazin Fur Kultur & Politilk in the 1991 Edition of "Eighteen From New York."

    Beverly has traveled widely through most of Western Europe, Japan, the Carribeans, Mexico, Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands,  and lived and painted in France for two years. Recently, she has spent time painting in Vancouver, Canada. 

    Her studio is located near the Hudson River at Westbeth Artist's Residency where she had two one person exhibits and curated "The Power of Drawing" an exhibition of over thirty artists. She continues to exhibit at Westbeth Gallery in a variety of group shows. 

    Beverly has taught both Color Theory and Watercolor for many years at Parsons, The New School in AMT and CE.

    WEB SITES:

    fineartcollector.com/artist/beverly-brodsky        www.carter burdengallery.org     westbeth.org/wordpress/artist/beverly-brodsky

    www.saatchiart.com/brodskyb                       http://art.state.gov/artist.aspx?id=167352    facebook.com/beverlybrodsky (artist)

    www.gallery-0-68.com/de/singlepage/beverly-brodsky-3

    beverlybrodsky.com      

     

     

     

     

    Degrees Held:

    B.A. Degree, Brooklyn College

    Professional Affiliations:

    The Carter Burden Gallery/Chelsea

    The Art In Embassies Program/The State Department

    Westbeth Artist's Residency,(NYC)

    O-68 Gallery, The Netherlands

    The Vermon Studio Center

    Fine Art Collector.com

     

    Recent Publications:

    BUFFALO, Fiftzhenry & Whiteside (2003, 2006)

    Performances And Appearances:

    Vermont Studio Center 2010

    Poets House, Soho (watercolor Demo) 2006

    Museum of Contemporary Art, Obihro, Japan 2003

    Sotheby's (NYC) 2003 In connection with NYFA

    Oneonta State College - Center For Multi-Cultural Experiences 2000

    University and College Designer's Conference (About Watercolor and Demo) 2000

    The Brooklyn Museum/Lecturer 1988

    Arizona State university at Tucson - Graduate School "About Art and Censorship" 1994

    Harvard University, "The Language of imagery" 1980

    SUNY/PLATTSBURGH, Guest presenter and resident

    Western Washington State College at Bellingham Guest Presenter

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill .    "          "

    The Universitiy of California at Berkley .               "          "

    THE GOLEM - A multi-media dance/theater production in collaboration with the M I T Center For Advance Visual Studies/2nd Annual Cambridge River

    festival.

    Research Interests:

    color theory ,watercolor, design history,drawing,illustration,painting, geology, the environment, aboriginal cultures world wide, mythology and folklore,

    film.

    Awards And Honors:

    The Esther & Adolf Gottlieb Foundation Grant    2012

    Henry Bergh Honor Award, ASPCA, 2004

    Best Children's Book of the Year/Bank Street College, 2004

    NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book Award, 2004 

    The New York Foundation For The Arts Grant/Fellowhip (painting)   2000

    National Endowment for The Arts Grant 1980

    National Fine Arts Committee Medal 1980

    The Connecticut Commission on The Arts Grant, 1977

    The Caldecott Honor Medal, 1977

    Current Courses:

    Color Theory

    Color Theory (Open Campus)

    Color Theory (Open Campus)

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