Born in Miami, FL, 1987

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


EDUCATION

2018 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME

2012 MFA, Painting and Printmaking, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2009 BA, Studio Art and American Studies, Williams College, Williamstown, MA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023 Deanna Evans Projects, New York, NY (forthcoming)

2021 cold plunge, Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY

2018 Interlude, Aon, CUE Art Foundation, NY, NY

2018 Warm Form, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Mutualities, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM


SELECTED TWO-PERSON & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 Greenhouse, Spring Break Art Show, New York, NY 

2022 11 Women of Spirit, Part 6, Zürcher Gallery, New York, NY

2022 Faraway Nearby, North Loop, Williamstown, MA

2022 The Printer’s Proof, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

2021 Intertwined, 1969 Gallery, New York, NY

2021 our constellations: astral embraces and tactual consciousness, Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL

2021 XX, LatchKey Gallery, New York, NY

2021 A Subtropical Affair III, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Good to Know.fyi, Miami, FL

2021 Phase Change, Vital Spaces, Santa Fe, NM

2020 Fanfare, curated by Amie Cunat, Ildiko Butler Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY (catalogue)

2020 Painting As Is, curated by Heidi Hahn & Tim Wilson, Fosdick Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2020 Sword in the Sun, Blackburn 20|20 Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2019 Three, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

2019 Sower, Rubber Factory, New York, NY

2019 See Also: New Work by Beverly Acha and Kristi Cavataro, Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY

2019 The Mind is also a Landscape, Public Land, Sacramento, CA

2019 The sky is blue | and we’re | still tender, Cloud Tree Gallery, Austin, TX

2019 Inklings, experimental sound performance and drawing collaboration with Abby Aresty, TIMARA (T)echs Machina Music Festival, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

2018 Another Green World, curated by Gilles Heno Coe, Visual Arts Center at University of Texas, Austin, TX

2018 I See An Omen, curated by Will Hutnick, Benaco Arte, Sirmione, Italy

2018 Change of State, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2018 Noonlight, Blackburn 20|20 Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2017 UPROOT!, curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Everything You’ve Ever Wanted, AGENCY, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Beyond the Gift of Time, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

2017 Published by the Artist, International Print Center of NY (IPCNY), New York, NY

2017 From an Object into an Active Subject, curated by Felix R. Cid, Alexander’s Garage, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Sunday Painter, Laundromat Art Space, Miami, FL

2016 No Regrets, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

2016 Introductions, curated by Roberto Juarez, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY

2016 Current Residents, Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM

2016 shutters, curated by Ruby Jackson, Wilde Gallery, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

2016 Ladies, Babies, Hades, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY

2015 Left to Right, 437 A, Brooklyn, NY

2015 The Landscape Changes 30 Times, Anahita Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2015 Pagina, curated by Peter Hristoff, Libreria Cascianelli, Rome, Italy

2015 Slo Jamz, 109 Ingraham, Brooklyn, NY

2014 SUPER FOG, curated by Kati Gegenheimer, Great Jones Space, New York, NY

2014 Museum Starter Kit: Open with Care, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY


SELECTED RESIDENCIES & FELLOWSHIPS

2021 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, New York, NY

2021 Artist-in-Residence, Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY

2020 Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL

2019 Vermont Studio Center, Zeta Orionis Fellowship, Johnson, VT

2019 MacDowell, Benny Andrews Fellowship, Peterborough, NH

2017 Lighthouse Works Fellowship, Fishers Island, NY

2017 Wassaic Project Artist Residency and Education Fellowship, Wassaic, NY

2016 Roswell Artist-in-Residence Fellowship Program, Roswell, NM

2007 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, Williams College, Williamstown, MA


GRANTS & AWARDS

2020 Summer Research Assignment Grant, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2018 Aon-CUE Artist Empowerment Award, CUE Art Foundation, NY, NY

2018 Faculty Research Grant-in-Aid, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

2016 Hammersley Materials Grant, Roswell Artist in Residence Program, Roswell, NM

2012 Alfred L. McDougal and Nancy Lauter Endowed Scholarship Award, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2011 Robert Schoelkopf Memorial Travel Grant to Brazil, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2009 Frederick M. Peyser Prize in Painting, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

2006 Korean Studies Initiative Travel Grant, Williams College, Williamstown, MA


PUBLICATIONS & WRITING (as author/editor)

2022 Acha, Beverly (Ed.), “Artists in the Studio: On Doubt,” artist book. (forthcoming)

2021 “Making the Present,” Diacritics, Vol. 48, Issue 3: Citation, Otherwise edited by Annabel Kim

2018 “Ten Painters on Doubt,” Lookie-Lookie, Ed. Johannes DeYoung, online and in print, Dec. 2018

2016 Acha, Beverly (Ed.), “Love for Love / Hate for Hate: A Glossary of Our Time.” zine. Dec. 2016

2012 “Growing to Know a Place: Susannah Philips at Lori Bookstein” ArtCritical, Dec. 10, 2012, web

2012 “Bringing the Hand Back into Play: Carolanna Parlato at Elizabeth Harris” ArtCritical, Oct. 10, 2012, web


INTERVIEWS

2022 "On the Spot Studio Visit with Beverly Acha, Part 2," Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY

2022 "On the Spot Studio Visit with Beverly Acha, Part 1," Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY

2022 Interview with Peter Halley, PaperCity Magazine, Dallas, TX

2021 Commissioner Video Interview, May 2021

2021 Welcoming Lighthouse Works’ First Artist-in-Residence, Lighthouse Works, February 2021

2020 Virtual Studio Visit, Fountainhead, October 2020

2018 Interviewed by Lucy Commoners, Wassaic Project “Change of State” Exhibition, May 2018

2017 MAAKE Magazine Issue #4

2017 Beverly Acha and Kati Gegenheimer, Sunday Painter Podcast, Jan. 2017

2014 Interviewed by Mary Ann Bonet, El Museo del Barrio, May 14, 2014. Web podcast.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021 Artist portfolio and cover feature, Diacritics, Vol. 48, Issue 3: Citation, Otherwise edited by Annabel Kim

2021 New American Paintings, No. 150, West Issue

2021 News, “Editors’ Picks: 11 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week,” Artnet News, 4-12-2021

2021 News, “Two Exhibitions Highlight Latinx Artists’ Abstract Approach,” Artishock Revista, web

2021 Constanza Falco Raez, “‘XX’ Showcasing Female Latinx Abstraction,” Flaunt Magazine, web

2021 News, “XX at Latchkey Gallery,” Time Out NY, web

2021 News, “Miami Feminism and Sustainability in a Subtropical Affair III,” Arte al Dia, web

2021 Pigeon Pages Literary Journal, Two prints published alongside Ananda Lima’s poems, 2-7-2021

2020 Laura van den Berg, “Color Invocations: The Practice of Looking Deeply,” The Virginia Quarterly Review

(VQR), volume 96, #1, 3-2-2020, web and print.

2020 Fanfare Exhibition Catalogue, Fordham University, essays by Francesca Aton & Sarah Cascone, print.

2020 Polina Uzornikova,“Patterns Converge at Butler Gallery’s ‘Fanfare’,” The Observer, 2-5-2020.

2020 News, “Editor’s Picks: 20 Things Not to Miss in NYC’s Art World this Week,”Artnet News, 1-20-2020.

2019 News, “MacDowell Awards more than $1 Million to Ninety-Three Artists,” Artforum, May 2019

2017 ART MAZE Magazine, Spring Issue 7

2017 Parallax, Singing Saw Press (Pub.), collaboration with poet Kevin Holden, Issue 5

2016 Kati Gegenheimer, “The Possibility of Freedom: Beverly Acha’s Paintings.” RMAC Brochure. Dec. 2016.

2016 Christina Stock. “Artist Spotlight: Beverly Acha.” Vision Magazine. Roswell, NM. 12-15-2016, p.12-13.

2015 M.A. Bonet “Limiting Labels: The Experiences of Three Latina Artists” (unpublished master's thesis). Teachers College Columbia University, New York. May 2015.

2014 David Cohen. “Rays of Light through Fast Rolling Cloud: SUPER FOG in NoHo”, ArtCritical, 05-23-2014. Web.

2012 Annabel Kim. “Beverly Acha“, MFA Painting & Printmaking 2012 Catalog, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2012, p.11.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Soho House Collection, London, UK

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Watson Art Library, NY, NY

Yale University Robert B. Haas Art Library, New Haven, CT

The James Baldwin Library, MacDowell, Peterborough, NH