Beverly Ress Photo

Department

  • Art
  • School

  • Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
  • Expertise

  • Watercolor Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Design
  • Metal Sculpture
  • Biography

    Beverly Ress (MFA, Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute College of Art, AB, Earlham College) has a deep background in sculpture, and a current focus on drawing. Her work is exhibited throughout the US, and abroad.  It has been included in two national invitational drawing exhibits - Art on Paper at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro, NC, and in the 10th National Drawing Invitational at the Arkansas Arts Center. Among her solo exhibitions are the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, The Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn, The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University, and Chroma Projects Art Laboratory in Charlottesville, VA. Most recently her work is included in a traveling exhibition in Germany in support of immigrants and refugees, entitled “Hope is Maybe” (2018-19). Her work has been shown in group exhibits at Schema Projects and the Rush Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn, Central Booking in New York City, Heiner Contemporary, and Curator’s Office in Washington, DC, and Liber Mundi in Antwerp, Belgium among many others

    Ress’ drawings and prints are included in the collections of The Arkansas Arts Center, Georgetown University, Davidson College (NC), The Library of Congress, Georgetown University, The American University at the Katzen Arts Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System in Baltimore, The Art Bank of Washington, DC and many private collections. She has received a Pollock-Krasner Grant, as well as four Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, and was a Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA.

    Beverly Ress was born in Cleveland, OH, and currently resides in Silver Spring, MD.