• size 35.5" × 27.5" × 1.875"
  • year 2006
  • medium Colored pencil on paper
  • framed In white
  • price $2350
“A found banana plant/flower with a circle cut out of it, shifted slightly, and replaced. This is the first drawing I cut into, left flat, and just turned the image.” — Beverly Ress
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About the Artist

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Beverly Ress (b. 1955) is a DC-area based draws from life in colored pencil on paper, exploring ways of incorporating ideas from science into representational, still life drawing. Her subjects range from collections in natural history museums to broader themes from mathematics, physics, and mortality. Beverly Ress received her MFA in sculpture from the Rinehart School of Sculpture, at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and her AB degree in Fine Arts from Earlham College in Richmond, IN. She resides in Silver Spring, Maryland.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • Beverly Ress chats with us about the challenge of observation, working with museum collections, and her favorite artists.
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  • Lush interiors abound at The Inside's newly renovated Tribeca loft, the Creative Compound.

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