Solo Exhibitions:

2017  Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2015  deYoung Museum, Kimball Education Gallery,San Francisco, CA
2014  Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2011   Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008  Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004  Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003  Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
2002  Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2000  Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, 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:

2013  “Stark Contrasts: Black and White Ceramics”, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2011   Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design Fair (SOFA Chicago), Chicago, Il
2010  Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design Fair (SOFA New York), Duane Reed Gallery.
2010  “Dream Sequences”, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
2009  “Five Fired”, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2005  “Art of Craft in America”, Chautauqua Center for Visual Arts, Chautauqua, NY
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
2000   Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000, L.A. County Museum of Art, 
            Los Angeles, Ca.(catalog and video).
1999    55th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1997    R. Duane Reed Gallery, “Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture, Federighi, Lucero, Mayeri”, St. Louis, MO
1996    Craft Alliance, “Viewpoint: Art as Message”, St. Louis, MO
1996    Sybaris Gallery,  “Beauty and the Beast”, Royal Oak, MI
1995    Perimeter Gallery,  “The Nude in Clay”, Chicago, IL (catalog)
1993    LewAllen Gallery, "Introductions", Santa Fe, N.M.
1993    National Museum of History, "The l992 International Invitational Exhibition of
           Contemporary Ceramic Art", Taipei, Taiwan (catalog).
1992    Triton Museum of Art, "500 Years Since Columbus", Santa Clara, CA (catalog).
1992    Society for Contemporary Crafts, "Figurative Clay",  Pittsburgh, PA (catalog).
1991    Canton Art Institute, 4th National Ceramic Invitational, Canton, OH.
1988    Euphrat Gallery, DeAnza College, "Clay Etc. Works, On theWall, Off the Wall", Cupertino, CA.
1987    Fresno Arts Center and Museum, "On the Horizon; Emerging Art in Caifornia", Fresno, CA
1986    Robert L. Kidd Gallery, "Major Concepts: Clay", Birmingham, Michigan
l986     Esther Saks Gallery, "Interior Images",  Chicago, Illinois
1985    Garth Clark Gallery, "The Surrealist Figure", NY
1984    Signet Arts Gallery, Two Person Show,  St. Louis, Missouri
1984    Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, "California Idioms of Surrealism",
            Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
1984    Euphrate Gallery, De Anza College, "Faces",  Cupertino, CA, (catalogue)
1983    Crocker Art Museum, "California Crafts XIII",  Sacramento, CA,
1982    Prieto Memorial Gallery, Mills College,  "Imbued Clay Figures", Oakland, CA, l982
1981    Smithsonian Institution, Renwick Gallery,  "The Animal Image; Contemporary Objects and the Beast",              Washington, DC, (catalogue)
1979    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, "Northern California Clay Routes;
           Sculpture Now",  San Francisco, CA. (catalogue)


1967    University of California, Berkeley, B.A.
1976    San Francisco State University, M.A.

Grants and Awards:

2015    Artist Residency, De Young Museum, S.F.
2008   Interview, Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington, DC
2003   Research Collection, Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington, DC
2002   Marin Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, San Rafael, CA
1991    Virginia A. Groot Foundation Recognition Grant, 3rd prize.
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.

Selected Bibliography:

2014  Cassidy, Victor M., “Beverly Mayeri Psychological Portraits”,Ceramics:
          Art and Perception, vol.94, pp 101-103.
2011   Cassidy, Victor M., Sculptors at Work ,Mcfarland and Co.,Jefferson, NC, pp152-159
2010   Ghent, Janet, Arts and Entertainment, Palo Alto Weekly, Palo Alto, CA, June 25, p 29,30
2008  Artner, Alan, “In the Galleries”, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, Feb. 22, p 16
2005  Cassidy, Victor, “Prairie Smoke, Beverly Mayeri at the Perimeter Gallery,,
           Magazine, Jan.25, pp 1,
2004  Wood, Eve, “Northern California Ceramics, Beverly Mayeri”,
           American Ceramics, 14/4, pp. 26, 27
2003  Johnson, Ken, “Art Reviews Beverly Mayeri”, NY Times, Sept. 5, p B31
2002  Porges, Maria, “Beverly Mayeri, Mapping the Interior”, American Craft, NY, Dec-Jan, pp 50-54
2002  Kopmann, Debra, Previews “Beverly Mayeri”, Artweek, San Jose, CA, Mar, p 6, 24
2000  Blume Leonard, Pamela, “Enigmatic…”, Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 20
2000  Shao, Frances, “Beverly Mayeri”, Ceramic Art, Taipei, Taiwan, no. 29, pp 42-46
1997   White, Cheryl, “ Beverly Mayeri”, American Ceramics, NY, vol 12, no 3, p 56
1994   Chu, Cecilia, “The Artist Magazine”, Taipei, Taiwan, vol 8 pp 427-429
1994 Speight, Charlotte F. and Toki, John, Hands in Clay, Mayfield Pub. Co., Mountain View, CA,
          pp. 157, 158, 171, 180, 181, 339. 
l993   Colby ,Joy Hakanson, Exhibits, The Detroit News, Mar., p. 4D.
l991   Luecking, Stephen, Beverly Mayeri. American Craft, NY, Dec-Jan, vol 50, no 6, pp. 72, 73.
l990   Cassidy, Victor, Beverly Mayeri, American Ceramics, NY, Dec., vol 8, no 4, p. 49.
l990   Timberman, Marcy, Review Shorts, Artweek, San Jose, CA, Mar, vol 21, p. 17.
l989   National Endowment Fellowships, Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, OH, Feb, cover and p. 38.
l988   Clark, Garth, American Ceramics, l876 to the Present, Abbeville Press, NY, pp. l99, 200, 282.
l988   Floden, Roberta, Arts, Pacific Sun, Mill Valley, CA, Aug 26.
l988   Mason, Nathan, Beverly Mayeri, New Art Examiner, Chicago IL, June, p. 46.
l987   Stewart, E., The Challenge of the Clay, Marin Review, San Rafael,CA, Jan, vol2, p l7, l8.
l987   Abatt, Corinne, Stretching Clay to New Dimensions, Oberver-Eccentric, Lavonia, MI, Jan, p 6E.
l986   Mayeri, Beverly, Expressive Realism, Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, OH, April, cover and pp 36-38.
l984   Degener, P., Mayeri’s Sculptures, Amateau’s Paintings, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, Mar.
l983   Burstein, Joanne, An Iconic Surrealism, Artweek, Oakland, CA, July, vol l4, no 25, p 6.
l983   Mayeri, Beverly, Ceramic Portraiture, Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, OH, Dec, p 42, 43.
1981   Weisberg, Ruth, Beverly Mayeri’s Magic Realism, Artweek, Oakland, CA, Feb, vol l2, p 5-6.

Public and private collections (selected):

2012    High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GE
2005   Contemporary Museum of Modern Art, Honolulu, HA
2004   Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
1999    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Decorative Arts Dept., Los Angeles, CA
1998    Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
1993    National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
1991    Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH
1979    Long Beach Parks and Recreation, Long Beach, CA
1977    Los Angeles Arts Commission, Los Angeles, CA

Collections of:

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Lidow, Los Angeles, CA, Alfred Shands, Louisville, KY,
Mrs. Audrey Landy, Atlanta, GE, Alan and Esther Saks, Chicago, IL,
Karen Johnson Boyd, Pacine, WI, Gloria and Sonny Kamm, Encino, CA,
Igal and Diane Silber, Laguna Beach, CA, Dorothy and George Saxe, Menlo Park,CA

Teaching Experience:

2010   Palo Alto Art Center workshop, Palo Alto, Ca
2007   Santa Fe Clay workshop, Santa Fe, NM
2006   Mendocino Art Center, Workshop (also ’95, ’96, ’97, ’99, ’02), Mendocino,CA
2005   USC, Invited Lecture and workshop, Los Angeles, CA
2002   CCACA, Natsoulas Gallery, Invited Speaker, Davis, CA
2002   San Diego State Univ., Invited Workshop, san Diego,CA
2001    Cuesta College, Invited lecture and workshop, San Luis Obispo, CA
1999    Scripp’s College, Invited Lecturer, Claremont, CA
1997    Mendocino Art Center , Workshops (also ’95,’96), Mendocino, CA
1997    Edinboro University, Invited lecturer and workshop, Edinboro, PA
1997    City College, Invited lecturer and workshop, Fort Mason, S.F, CA
1996    Rancho Santiago College, Invited Lecture, Santa Ana, CA
1996    California College of Arts and Crafts,  Invited lecture and workshop, Oakland, CA
1996    Fresno State University, Invited workshop, S.J. Clay Assoc., Fresno CA
1995    New York University, Invited lecturer and critiques
1994    Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, lecture and workshop
1993    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Invited lecturer
1992    Natsoulas Gallery, California Conference for Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA
1990    Foothill College, Invited workshop,Los Altos Hills, CA.
1990    Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA, Invited lecture and critiques
1989    Cal. State University, Sacramento, CA.  Invited lecture and demonstration.
1987    New York University, NY.  Invited lecturer.
1978    Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA. Instructor, credit class in mixed media and mask making.
l978     Dominican College, San Rafael, CA. Instructor, credit class ceramic sculpture.