BORN
1958     Greensboro, North Carolina
 
EDUCATION
1982     Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; BFA
1980     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Skowhegan, ME
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017    Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2017    City Art Gallery, Greenville, NC; also 2016, 2015
2016    Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York; also 2014, 2011, 2006, 2004, 2003
2014    Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC
2008    Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC; also 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996,1994 
2007    Weber Fine Art, Greenwich, CT
2002    Weber Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
2001    Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
            David Beitzel Gallery, New York; also 1999, 1997, 1995, 1993
1999    Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1993    Peden Gallery, Raleigh, NC; also 1992
1992    Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1991    Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York; also 1990, 1989, 1987
            North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
1990    Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
1988    Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
1986    Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015    Quiet Spaces, featured artist, LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014    Two Artists / One Space, featured artist, Green Hill Center for NC Art,  
            Greensboro, NC
2012    People, Places and Things, featured artist, Meredith Long Gallery,
            Houston, TX
2011    Select, Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC
2009    Faculty Show, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2008    Fast Forward: Three Decades of Contemporary Art from the North Carolina
            Museum of Art, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
2006    People, Places and Things, Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
            Lots of Landscapes, Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, FL
2005    19th and 20th Century Contemporary Landscapes,
            Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
            Faculty Show, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2003    Sojourners in Dutchess County, Chisholm Gallery, Pine Plains, NY
2004    Romantic Visions: Landscape Painters of the Hudson Valley,
            Bonnie Andretta Fine Art, Hudson, NY
            Recent Works by John Beerman, Somerhill Gallery, NC
2002    Collecting at Century’s End: Selections from The Maslow Collection,
            Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2000    Summer Group Exhibition, David Beitzel Gallery, New York
1999    Summer Group Exhibition, David Beitzel Gallery, New York
1998    Divining Nature, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
            Winston-Salem, NC
1997    New Horizons, Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
            Summer Group Exhibition, David Beitzel Gallery, New York
1996    Realism After Seven A.M., The Hopper House, Nyack, NY
            Changing Horizons: Landscape on the Eve of the Millennium, Katonah
            Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
            Today, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
1995    Rocklandia, Hopper House, Nyack, NY
            Heaven on Earth, Bachelier-Carsonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
            Printmaking in America, Collaborative Prints and Presses, 1960-1990,
            Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ; Northwestern University,
            Evanston, IL; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; National Museum of  
            American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
            American Academy Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and
            Letters, New York
            Into the Nineties: Prints from the Tamarind Institute, Weatherspoon Art
            Museum, Greensboro, NC
            Monotypes, Marlborough Gallery, New York
            Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
            Paintings from New Jersey Collections, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts,
            Summit NJ
1994    Inspired by Nature, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
            The Nature of Beauty, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art,
            Greensboro, NC
            Summer Print Show, Mezzanine Gallery, The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
            New York
1993    Seeing the Forest Through the Trees, Contemporary Arts Museum,
            Houston, TX
            The Rockland Connection ’93: Realities, Rockland Center for the Arts,
            West Nyack, NY
1992    Art and Nature, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
            20th Century Prints on the East End, Rene Fotouhi Fine Art,
            East Hampton, NY
            The National Perception, The Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson,
            Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
1991    Black & White Prints, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
            The Art of Monoprint, Kornbluth Gallery, Fairlawn, NJ
            American Narrative Painting and Sculpture: The 80’s, Nassau County
            Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY
            Landscape Prints, Peden Gallery II, Raleigh, NC
            Summer Group Exhibition, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
1990    Children in Crisis: A Group Exhibition of Rocking Horses, Lorence-Monk
            Gallery, New York
            Group Show, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
            Harmony and Discord: American Landscape Today, Virginia Museum of
            Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
1989    Intaglio Printing in the 80s’, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum,
            New Brunswick, NJ
            Romance and Irony, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Australia
            Landscape Constructions, Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
            Landscape Re-Viewed: Contemporary Reflections on a Traditional Theme,
            Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
            Re-Presenting Landscape, New York Studio School, New York
            A Certain Slant of Light, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
            Artists of the 80s: Selected Works from the Maslow Collection, Sordoni Art
            Gallery, Wilkes-Barre, PA
            The Vinalhaven Press: Selected Prints 1984-89, Museum of Art Bates
            College, Lewiston, ME
            The Ljubljana Biennale 18: International Biennial of Graphic Art,
            Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1988    The 1980s’: A New Generation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
            Land, ACA Galleries, New York
            Group Show, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Drawings, Reynolds-Minor Gallery, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
            Imprimature, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
            Vinalhaven Press, Members Gallery, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
            Mezzanine Gallery, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
            Prints and Drawings Council Exhibition and Sale, Minneapolis Institute of
            Art, Minneapolis, MN
            The Power of Drawings, Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1987    Paintings, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
            The New Romantic Landscape, Whitney Museum of American Art,
            Stamford, CT
            Art Against AIDS, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
            The Vinalhaven Press 1984-1986, Condeso-Lawler Gallery, New York
            Landscape in the Age of Anxiety, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art,
            Cleveland, OH
            Group Show, Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986    The Manor in the Landscape, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
            Mainly on the Plane, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
            Landscape in the Age of Agony, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
            Vinalhaven Press 1984-1986, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
            Print Review 1983-85, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
            Public and Private: American Prints Today, The Brooklyn Museum,
            Brooklyn, NY
            Juried Exhibition, The National Academy of Design, New York
            The Back Room, Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
            Group Exhibition, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York
1985    New Prints by 20 Artists, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York
            Selections from the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, Grolier Club,
            New York
            Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
1983     Guild Hall Members Exhibition, East Hampton, NY
 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Burroughs Welcome, North Carolina
Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
Chemical Bank, New York
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Dow Jones and Company Incorporated, New York
Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME
GE Corporation, Fairfield, CT
GlaxoSmithKline, North Carolina
General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Governor’s Mansion, Raleigh, NC
Governor’s Mansion, Albany, NY
Green Point Bank, Flushing, NY
Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC
Harcourt Brace, New York
Henry Kaufman & Co., New York
InterMetro Industries, Wilkes Barre, PA
Johnson & Johnson, New Jersey
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Milstein Family Heart Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York
Morgan Stanley, New York
Museum of Art, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Nomura Securities, New York
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Office of Quality Environmental Control, White House, Washington DC
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows, NY
Reader’s Digest Association, Pleasantville, NY
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Shearson Lehman Hutton, New York
South East Bank of Florida, Miami, FL
St. John’s Museum, Wilmington, NC
St. Luke’s Hospital, New York
Time Warner, Inc., New York
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
 
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2000    Devon, Marjorie. “Tamarind: 40 Years.” University of New Mexico Press.
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1994    Humphrey, Jacqueline. “Art on Paper.” Greensboro News & Record,
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