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Untitled (Epilepsy, Depression, Depression), 2019, Urethane paint on wood, 40 x 38 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches

BEVERLY FISHMAN (b. 1955, Philadelphia, PA) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1977 from Philadelphia College of Art, and her Master of Fine Arts degree in 1980 from Yale University.

Recent solo exhibitions include “I Dream of Sleep,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming); “Future Perfect,” Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL; Ronchini Gallery, London, United Kingdom; “Synthetic Wonderland,” Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Chemical Sublime,” Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL; “T.N.N.,” Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY; “DOSE” (curated by Nick Cave), CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY; “Another Day in Paradise,” Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; and “Pain Management,” Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI.

Recent group exhibitions include “Shape, Rattle, and Roll,” Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY; “The Responsive Eye Revisited: Then, Now, and In-Between,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Driving Forces: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Ann and Ron Pizzuti,” Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; “Inaugural Exhibition,” Gavlak Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; “Constructed,” Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; “cart, horse, cart” (curated by Michael Goodson and Anna Stothart), Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY; “Double Edged: Geometric Abstraction Then and Now,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC;“Grafik,” Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY;“Xeriscape - Nina Chanel Abney, Rosson Crow, Beverly Fishman, Tschabalala Self and Wendy White,” Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI; “Front International” (curated by Michelle Grabner), Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH; and “Public Matter,” Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI.

Her work is included in many public collections including Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk,VA; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH ; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT; Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT; Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI; Mattatuck Museum,Waterbury, CT; Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL; Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS; Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stamford, CT;Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; and Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC.

She is the recipient of many awards, including Anonymous Was A Woman Award; Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters; John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award; Artist Space Exhibition Grant; and NEA Fellowship Grant, among others.

Fishman lives and works in Detroit, MI.