• $2550
  • size 35.5" × 27.5" × 2.25"
  • year 2010
  • materials Colored pencil on paper mounted on canvas
  • framed In white
“Drawing of a bird from the National Museum of Natural History. This one struck me because of its strange black and yellow-orange feet, and the bits of red in the neck. I learned that the red is thread, used by the biologist to sew together the 'birdskin' while in the field.” — 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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