ENGLAND WAX (N.E.W.)
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Beverly Rippel - Portland Museum of Art
Beverly Rippel- United South End Artists
Biography / Artist's Statement
Beverly Rippel earned a BA (Fine Arts) from University of Maine / Orono, and continued studies at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has exhibited her work regionally and nationally, and has received awards from Carl Belz, Director Emeritus of The Rose Art Museum @ Brandeis, Cora Rosevear from the Museum of Modern Art, N.Y., and Susan Cross from the Guggenheim Museum, N.Y. She was awarded a solo show at The Fuller (Craft) Museum, Brockton, MA, and received "Best of Show" in Cambridge Art's first National Prize Show juried by Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She was given a juror's award (water pistol series) from Mara Williams, independent curator @ Artsbridge of Vermont and NYC, and curator of "Andy Warhol- Intimate and Unseen" at the Brattleboro Arts Museum.
In 2010 her Blue Cap Gun series was selected for the Triennial Exhibition @ the University of Maine Museum of Art / Bangor; and Pink Cap Gun I was included in the Portland Museum of Art's Biennial Exhibition 2011, in Portland, ME
Beverly's work is in private and corporate collections internationally, with series works @ Nokia Corporation, Burlington, MA, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and MIT University Park, Cambridge.
I paint as a ritual for expression and communication. I am seduced by the visual world and all that resonates beneath its surface.