Artists > Mayeri

Ebb and Flow
Ceramic and acrylics
19" x 18" x 11"
Beverly Mayeri
Morning Run
Ceramic and acrylics
21 x 12 x 13 inches
Beverly Mayeri
The Garden
Ceramic and acrylics
17 x 9 x 6 inches
Beverly Mayeri
Ceramic and acrylics
12 x 6 x 8 inches
Beverly Mayeri
Looking Back
Ceramic and acrylics
13 x 10 x 7 inches
Beverly Mayeri
Ceramic and acrylics
17 x 13 x 7 inches
Beverly Mayeri
Big Foot
Ceramic and acrylics
14 1/2 x 18 x 7 inches

Beverly Mayeri

1976 MA, San Francisco State University
1967 BA, University of California at Berkeley

Solo Exhibitions
2004 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
2003 Franklin Parrasch Gallery - New York, NY
2002 Susan Cummins Gallery - Mill Valley, CA
1999 Robert Kidd Gallery - Birmingham, MI
1998 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1998 Dorothy Weiss Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1996 Dorothy Weiss Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1994 Dorothy Weiss Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1993 Robert Kidd Gallery - Birmingham, MI
1992 Dorothy Weiss Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1990 Esther Saks Gallery - Chicago, IL
1990 San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art - San Jose, CA
1990 Dorothy Weiss Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1988 Esther Saks Gallery - Chicago, IL
1987 Garth Clark Gallery - New York, NY
1985 Garth Clark Gallery - New York, NY
1983 Ivory/ Kimpton Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1981 Ivory/ Kimpton Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1979 Palo Alto Cultural Center - Palo Alto, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2002 Visual Perspectives: 14 Years of the Virginia A. Groot Awards, Chicago, IL (catalog)
2002 Big Head, Ceramic Sculpture on a Heroic Scale, SSAC, San Antonio, TX
2001 About Face, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2001 Figure It Out: A Ceramic Sculpture Invitational, CA State Univ., Chico, CA
2000 Headshots, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1999 55th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1999 Narrative & Poetic Expressions: The Human Form in Clay, Lakeview Museum
of Arts & Sciences - Peoria, IL
1999 Looking in the Mirror: Aspects of Figurative Ceramics, Riley Hawk Galleries –
Columbus, OH
1997 Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture, R. Duane Reed Gallery - St. Louis, MO
1996 Viewpoint: Art as Message, Craft Alliance - St. Louis, MO
1996 Beauty and the Beast, Sybaris Gallery - Royal Oak, MI
1995 The Nude in Clay, Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL (catalog)
1993 Introductions, Lew Allen Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1993 The 1992 International Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, National
Museum of History - Taipei, Taiwan (catalog)
1992 500 Years Since Columbus, Triton Museum of Art - Santa Clara, CA (catalog)
1992 Figurative Clay, Society for Contemporary Crafts - Pittsburgh, PA (catalog)
1991 4th National Ceramic Invitational, Canton Art Institute - Canton, OH
1988 Clay Etc. Works, On the Wall, Off the Wall, Euphrate Gallery, DeAnza College –
Cupertino, CA
1987 On the Horizon: Emerging Arts in California, Fresno Arts Center and Museum –
Fresno, CA
1986 Major Concepts: Clay, Robert L. Kidd Gallery - Birmingham, MI
1986 Interior Images, Esther Saks Gallery - Chicago, IL
1985 The Surrealist Figure, Garth Clark Gallery - New York, NY
1984 Signet Arts Gallery - St. Louis, MO
1984 In Memory of the Future, Contemporary Mask Sculpture, Arts Commission Gallery –
San Francisco, CA (catalog)
1984 California Idioms of Surrealism, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California –
Los Angeles, CA (traveled to Pratt Institute - New York, NY, catalog)
1984 Faces, Euphrate Gallery, DeAnza College - Cupertino, CA (catalog)
1983 California Crafts XIII, Crocker Art Museum - Sacramento, CA
1982 Imbued Clay Figures, Prieto Memorial Gallery, Mills College - Oakland, CA
1981 The Animal Image: Contemporary Objects and the Beast, Renwick Gallery,
Smithsonian Institution - Washington, DC (catalog)
1979 Northern California Clay Routes: Sculpture Now, San Francisco Museum of Modern
Art - San Francisco, CA (catalog)

Selected Bibliography
2003 Johnson, Ken, “Art Reviews Beverly Mayeri”, NYTimes, Sept 5, p. B31
2002 Porges, Maria, “Beverly Mayeri, Mapping the Interior”, American Craft, NY, Dec-Jan,
pp 50-54.
2002 Koppman, Debra, Previews, “Beverly Mayeri”, Artweek, San Jose, CA, Mar, p6,24.
2000 Blume Leonard, Pamela, “Enigmatic…”, Journal-Consititution, Atlanta, GA, Oct.20
2000 Shao, Frances, “Beverly Mayeri”, Ceramic Art, Taipei, Taiwan, no. 29, pp42-46
1997 Cheryl White, "Beverly Mayeri", American Ceramics, vol. 12, no. 3.
1994 Cecelia Chu, The Artist Magazine, Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 8.
1994 Charlotte F. Speight and John Toki, Hands in Clay, Mayfield Publishing Co.,
Mountain View, CA.
1993 Joy Hakanson Colby, "Exhibits", The Detroit News, March.
1993 Stephen Luecking, "Beverly Mayeri", American Craft, NY, December-January.
1990 Victor Cassidy, "Beverly Mayeri", American Ceramics, NY, December.
1990 Marcy Timberman, "Review Shorts", Artweek, San Jose, CA, March.
1989 "National Endowment Fellowships", Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, OH, February.
1988 Garth Clark, American Ceramics, 1876 to the Present, Abbeville Press, NY.
1988 Roberta Floden, "Arts", Pacific Sun, Mill Valley, CA, August 26.
1988 Nathan Mason, "Beverly Mayeri", New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL, June.
1987 E. Stewart, "The Challenge of the Clay", Marin Review, San Rafael, CA, January.
1987 Corinne Abatt, "Stretching Clay to New Dimensions", Observer-Eccentric, Lavonia,
MI, January.
1986 Beverly Mayeri, "Expressive Realism", Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, OH, April.
1984 P. Degener, "Mayeri's Sculptures, Amateau's Paintings", St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
St. Louis, MO, March.
1983 Joanne Burstein, "An Iconic Surrealism", Artweek, Oakland, CA, July.
1983 Beverly Mayeri, "Ceramic Portraiture", Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, OH, December.
1981 Ruth Weisberg, "Beverly Mayeri's Magic Realism", Artweek, Oakland, CA, February.

Public collections
L.A. County Museum of Art, Decorative Arts Dept.
National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH
Long Beach Parks and Recreation, Long Beach, CA
L.A. Arts Commission, L.A., CA

2002 Marin Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, San Rafael, CA
1991 Virginia A. Groot Foundation Recognition Grant
1988 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist, Individual Fellowship
1987 Marin Arts Council, Fine Arts, Individual Artist Grant
1982 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist, Individual Fellowship