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.
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, www.artnet.com,
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
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
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.