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.
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B.A. Degree, Brooklyn College
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
BUFFALO, Fiftzhenry & Whiteside (2003, 2006)
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
color theory ,watercolor, design history,drawing,illustration,painting, geology, the environment, aboriginal cultures world wide, mythology and folklore,
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