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Beverley McQuillan

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Slant Jazz, 2014 Mixed Media On Canvas 4' X 3' X 2"
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Lines # 1, 7/2011 Oil On Canvas 2' X 2' © yes
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Lines # 2, 7/2011 Oil On Canvas 2' X 2'
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Dark Plum, 2009 Mixed Media: Oil/Cold Wax, Pencil On Canavas 2' X 2' © 2009
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Rose, 2009 Oil, Cold Wax On Canvas 2' X 2' © yes, 09
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Essentials, 2009 Mixed Media: Oil/Cold Wax On Canavas 3' X 3' © 2009
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From the Bridge, 2009 Oil On Canvas 3' X 3' © yes
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Night View, 2011 Acrylic On Board 12" X 5"
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Study with Gray, 2013 Acrylic On Paper 10" X 13" © 2013
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Rose Top, 2011 Acrylic On Board 3"' X 11"
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Black Square, 2011 Acrylic On Paper 8" X 8" © 2011
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Black square #2, 2013 Mixed Media On Paper 8" X 8" © 2013
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movement in gray & white, 2009 Acrylic On Board 3" X 10" © 2009
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morining air with gray, 2009 Oil On Board 3" X 10" © 2009
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Wave, 2008 Mixed Media: Oil/Cold Wax On Canavas 4' X 4' © 2008
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morning air, 2008 Oil/Coldwax On Canvas 2' X 2' © 2008
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Pale with Coil, 2008 Mixed Media: Oil/Cold Wax, Pencil On Canavas 2' X 2' © 2008
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Waves & Lines, 2008 Oil On Canvas 4' X 4' © 2008
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Waves & Lines #2, 2008 Oil On Canvas 3' X 3' © 2008
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Keeping Watch Mixed Media On Vellum Over Paper © 2015
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Girl with Egg, 1997 Mixed Media On Paper 6" X 5" X 2" © 1997
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Before the Dance Begins Mixed Media On Canvas With Overlay 30" X 24" X 2" © 2015
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Rose, 2010 Oil & Cold Wax On Canvas 2' X 2' © 2010
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Dark Plum, 2010 Oil And Cold Wax On Canvas 2' X 2' © 2010
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Pink Top, 2012 Acrylic On Board 12" X 3" © 2012
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Essentials, 2009 Oil & Cold Wax On Canvas 3' X 3' X2" © 2009
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Black Square © yes
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Morning Mist, 2010 Oil & Cold Wax On Canvas 2' X 2'x 2" © 2010
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Pale with Coil, 2009 Oil And Cold Wax On Canvas 2' X 2' X 2" © 2009
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Movement in Gray and White, 2011 Acrylic On Board 12" X 16" Framed
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Pale Totem, 2010 Acrylic On Board 12" X 3" © 2010
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Color Flow, 2009 Oil On Canvas 3' X 3' X 2" © 2009
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Time Flow, 2010 Oil On Canvas 4' X 4'x 2" © 2010
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Color Flow # 2, 2009 Oil On Canvas 3' X 3' X 2" © 2009
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Sound of Fanfair, 2012 Oil On Canvas 4' X 3' X 2" © 2012
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Night View, 2011 Acrylic On Board 20" X 16" With Frame © 2011
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Moring Air, 2009 Oil And Cold Wax On Canvas 2' X 2' X 2" © 2009
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Black Square #2 Acrylic/Collage On Board
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Red Sunset, 2011 Oil On Canvas 2' X 2' © 2011
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Slant Jazz, 2014 Mixed Media On Canvas 4' X 3' © 2014
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Brittney's Sunflower, 2015 Mixed Media On Paper 8" X 10" © 2015
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Yarmouth Nova Scotia, Canada
Lives in
Live in CA
Schools
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 1997, MFA
Shasta College, Redding, CA, 1992, AA Degree Art Studio
The Art Students League of New York
University of California at Davis
Representing galleries
self-represented
Tags
painting, drawing, figurative, mixed-media
Statement

As an artist I ofter prefer working in mixed media because this choice provides an opportunity to combine the unexpected and allows me to maintain continuity with ease.

Inspiration sometimes requires that I pursue different subject matters.  Many times I concentrate on the abstract while other times I'm drawn to the figure.

The abstract Essentials series displays colorful strokes and lines charting a visible record of each work's creation. Whereas, the drawn figures in Lessons create only a murmur of contrast in their pale spaces while retaining a soft melancholy and fragile reality. While other works such as, Uncollected Fruit, can be reminiscent of the human struggle, and transience of life.  Every step of the way each image is dictated by it's planned content. Of coures, spontaneity at times will be added to the mix.

Current Exhibits:

2016 - The Art of Food, CAC, Chico, CA group

2016 - 10th Contemporary Woman, Chico Art Center, Chico, CA. Juror Ruth Von Johnke Waters, BA    

2015 - Day of the Dead, (Dia de los Muertos), CAC, Chico, CA Oct. 30 --Nov 13

2015 - Riverfront Playhouse Gallery, Redding, CA, Solo Show Sept. 11/2015 - Oct. 11/2015

2015 - Abstract/ Abstracted Floral, CAC, Chico, CA group

2015 - 9th Contempory Woman, Chico Art Center, CA juror: Dr. Jean Gallagher, 1st place

2015 - Chico City Hall, CA May - Nov.

Education:

1997 - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, MFA, Painting

1995 - University of California, Davis, CA, Art Studio with Honors,

1992 - Shasto College, Redding, CA, Studio Art, AA Degree, 

1958-60 - Art Student League, New York City, NY, Studied with Frank Rielly

1953-56 - Studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art, Halifax, NS, Canada

Awards:

Smthsonian, Washington DC,  Museum of American History, 1995

President Undergraduate Fellowship (PUF)for The Red Cord project, 1993-94

Art Student Stipend - Grant Nelson Gallery, UCD, Nelson ARTfriends 1994

Artreach Sponsored Project - Nelson ARTfriends 1994

Purshase Award - Memorial Union Art Gallery, UCD 1994, Butterfly mixed media  

Ellen Hanson Memorial Prize, UCD Finalist (creative project which demonstrates the bravery of women) 1993

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