Timeline

1955
Born in Philadelphia, PA
1977
BFA, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1977
Weber Award for Excellence in Painting, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1979
Ford Foundation Special Project Grant, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1979
Ford Foundation Summer Study Grant, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1980
MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1986
Artist Space Emergency Materials Fund
1987
Visiting Assistant Professor, Connecticut College New London, CT
1989
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
1990
Artist Space Exhibition Grant
1983–1992
Associate Professor, (adjunct) College of New Rochelle, Graduate Art School, New Rochelle, NY
1988–1992
Instructor, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2003
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
2005–2006
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
2008
Nomination, Kresge Eminent Artist Award
2010
Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2010–2011
Guest Artist Pavilion Project, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
2010–2011
Toledo Museum of Art’s Guest Artist Pavilion Project
Lives and works in Bloomfield Hills, MI and Los Angeles, CA
Artist-in-Residence and Head of Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1992-present

Exhibitions

2011
New Work, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, New York, NY (solo)
2011
Alternative Surfaces, Dallas Art Fair with David Richard Contemporary
2011
Abstraction Now and Then, Los Angeles Art Show (FADA) with David Richard Contemporary
2010
Pop, Op, and Geo Again, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2010
Overpaper, Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2010
Ceremonial Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2010
Invitational, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2010
Future Natural, David Richard Contemporary, LLC, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
2010
Beverly Fishman, Pulse Art Fair, New York, NY (solo)
2010
Pharmaco-Xanadu, Project Space, Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis, MO (solo)
2009
Kandyland, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI (solo)
2009
Beverly Fishman: Recent Paintings, Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis, MO (solo)
2009
AXA VIP Art Lounge, Miami Basel Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL
2009
Infinitesimal Eternity: Making Images in the Face of Spectacle, 32 Edgewood Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
2009
Michigan Masters Invitational, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
2009
Overview 09, Bruno David Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2008
Causa Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece (solo)
2008
Vertigo, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago (solo)
2007
The Optical Edge, Pratt Manhatten Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Robert C. Morgan
2007
Art Cologne, Galerie Jean-Luc and Takako Richard, Cologne, Germany
2007
Art LA, Skestos Gabriele Gallery
2007
London Art Fair, Bernard Jacobson Gallery
2007
New Works, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takao Richard, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy Galerie Jean-luc and Takako Richard
2006
Chromophilia, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI (solo)
2006
Art Cologne, Galerie Jean-luc and Takako Richard, Cologne, Germany
2006
Group Show, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, England
2006
Art Basel, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2006
Summer Group Show, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI
2006
Paper, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006
Extreme Abstraction, Galerie Jean-luc and Takako Richard, Paris, France
2005
Chemical Abstraction, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005
Daimler-Chrysler Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2005
Dreaming of a more Better Future: an exhibition of Art, Architecture, Technology, Science, Politics, Life Style and Mutation, Cleveland Institute of Art, Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH. Curated by Stuart Horodner and Saul Ostrow.
2005
Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY
2005
Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
2004
'Ecstasy', Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
2003
'From Here to There', Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI
2003
'Pharmakon', Wellcome Trust, London, England (color catalog)
2003
'Happy Happy', SolwayJones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Group Show, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2002
Group Show, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI
2002
Group Show, Solway /Jones, Los Angeles, CA
2002
'Bitchin Pictures', Gallery 2211 Solway /Jones, Los Angeles, CA
2002
'Zero Degrees', The Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2002
'Loaded', Midway, St. Paul, MN
2002
'Post Digital Painting', Cranbrook Art Museum, MI (color catalogue)
2002
Boom Gallery, Oak Park, IL
2001
Group Show, Lemberg Gallery Ferndale, MI
2001
Benefit, White Columns New York, NY
2000
Go Ask Alice, Post Gallery Los Angeles, CA
2000
Pharmaco Xanadu, White Columns New York, NY
2000
Drugstore, Post Gallery Los Angeles, CA
2000
Fantastic Voyage, Lemberg Gallery Ferndale, MI
1999
Light and Dark Matter, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Boulder, CO
1999
Beverly Fishman, Heather McGill, Carl Toth: Wall Magnets, Cranbrook Art Museum Bloomfield Hills, MI
1998
Prime Focus, Illinois State Univ., University Galleries Normal, IL
1998
I.D. Series, Susanne Hilberry Gallery Birmingham, MI
1997
Flirting at a Distance: New Abstraction, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts Wilmington, DE
1997
Techno Seduction, Cooper Union Galleries New York, NY
1996
Technologyculture, Erie Art Museum Erie, PA
1996
Beverly Fishman: Critical Mass, Susanne Hilberry Gallery Birmingham, MI
1995
Beverly Fishman: Breaking the Code, The John J. McDonough Museum of Art Youngstown, OH
1995
Interventions, The Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit, MI
1994
Building the Cranbrook Collection; Acquisitions from Roy Slade's Tenure (1977-1994), Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum Bloomfield Hills, MI
1993
, The Drawing Center and 395 West Broadway New York, NY
1993
Hybrids: New Work, Cranbrook Museum of Art Bloomfield Hills, MI
1993
New Works, Cultural Art Center Columbus, OH
1992
Beneath the Surface, 148 Gallery Tribeca, New York, NY
1991
Divergent Currents, Hal Katzen Gallery New York, NY
1988
Artists from Yale, London Institute London, England
1988
New Sculpture, East Hampton Center of Contemporary Art East Hampton, NY
1986
Blum, Coyne, Fishman, P.S. 122 New York, NY
1985
Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture, Housatonic Museum of Art Bridgeport, CT
1985
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Art/Ex Gallery Stamford, CT

Public Collections

Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT
Toledo Art Museum, Toledo, OH
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT
Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
Istanbul Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey
Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, OH