11:30 AM – 1:00 pm
Join us for a lively conversation in the gallery with artist, Beverly Acha about her work and the role print plays in her overall practice. This event is free and open to the public.
Beverly Acha works in a variety of mediums including painting and printmaking. Acha’s work has been exhibited at DC Moore Gallery, El Museo del Barrio, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Smack Mellon, Underdonk, La MaMa Galleria, International Print Center of New York, among others. She is a recipient of the inaugural 2018 CUE Art Foundation Aon-CUE Artist Empowerment Award, Robert Schoelkopf Memorial Travel Grant, and the Frederick M. Peyser Prize in Painting. Acha has participated in residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Lighthouse Works, Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, Wassaic Project, and was awarded the Zeta Orionis Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2018, received her BA from Williams College in 2009, and her MFA from Yale School of Art in 2012. Acha is based in Austin, TX and Brooklyn, NY. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
Image: Beverly Acha, Mapping: grid I”, 2017, bleach on paper, 108 x 52 inches