Beverly Semmes, Petunia, 2001, Nylon, chiffon and lycra, Courtesy of Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC.
About the Artist
Beverly Semmes was born in Washington, DC. She received an MFA from the Yale School of Art in addition to a BA and BFA from the Boston Museum School, Tufts University. A selection of works by Semmes was exhibited in the 57th Carnegie International, curated by Ingrid Schaffner. Next year, she will participate in the group exhibition, “Witch Hunt,” organized by Connie Butler and Anne Ellegood, at the Hammer Museum and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Solo exhibitions include the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, DC; the ICA Philadelphia; the MCA Chicago; the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; and an exhibition co-organized by the Grinnell College Museum of Art, Grinnell and the Frances Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Albright Knox Art Gallery, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art among others.