John Beardman

Born Youngstown, Ohio
Currently at: 430 E. 10th St. NY,NY 10009 and 3465 Hwy 19 Long Point, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Tel and fax(212) 979-9040

Group Exhibitions: (Selected 2000-1974)
“New York, New York, New York” Airport Gallery 1,Frankfurt, Germany Feb April 5, 1999
“New York Collection”, Albright Knox, Buffalo, Spring 1999
NY, Gramercy Park Armory, NYC, Denise Bibro Fine Arts, NYC,
61st Annual Midyear Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Arts, Youngstown, OH
“Raw, Rough and Ready” 1996 and Salon 1995, Art Initiatives, New York, NY
Multi-Media Arts Gallery, New York, NY; Cantor Lemburg Gallery, Birmingham, MI
R.H. Love Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Art in Michigan 1961-1985” Farnsworthy Gallery, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit MI; “Art Against Aids” Various N. Y. C. galleries (incl. J.Baum) Hudson River Museum, Illus. catalog, Curator R. Carlson, Yonkers NY; Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY (Three group showings); O.K. Harris Works of Art New York, NY (Two Summer Invitationals); Terry De Lapp Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; N.Y.U’s “80 Wash’ton Sq. E. Ninth Annual.” New York, NY; Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Rochester MI; Cranbrook Academy, “Gifts from Peggy De Salle”, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Modulart Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

Solo Exhibitions: (Selected 1999-1974)
Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY 1999, 98, 97, 96
Brownstone Gallery, Louisville, KY
55 Mercer, New York, NY
O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, NY
Museum of Arts and History, Port Huron, MI
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
Little Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Hellenic-American Union, Athens, Greece (U.S.I.S. sponsored)

Collections (selected):
American Broadcasting Corp. NYC; Estate of Florence Barron, S’field, MI; Denise Bibro, NYC; Harry Bober, NYC, (Estate) Best Products Collection; Tom and Janice Bolles, San Fran. Richard Coleman, San Fran.; Ron Cramer, Rochester Hills, MI; Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Mi.; Detroit Inst. of Arts, Detroit; Lilian Gilman, New York, Mary Lanier, New York; Colleen and Ray MacLellan, St. John, NB, Can.; Oakland University, Rochester, MI; The Obsidian Society, B’klyn, NY; Prentess Properties (J P Morgan), Troy, MI; Rory and Jim Romeo, NYC; Kelvin Shawn Sealey , NYC; William Small (Estate) Tucson AZ; Robert Sosnick, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Allan Stone, Purchase, NY; Meyer Schapiro NYC, (Estate); John Sellon, Rye NY; Southern Ill. U. (bequest of William Small); Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren OH.; Cornel and Elleni West, Newton, MS; Minoru Yamasaki Associates, Rochester, MI

A. B. Oberlin College (1959); M.F.A. & MA Southern Ill. University (1961)
Certificate d’Etudes, Sorbonne; S. W. Hayter Atelier 17 (1958)

Positions: Professor of Art: Oakland University, Rochester, Mi. 1962-1991, Adjunct positions at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. and Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Mi.

Ann Landi, March 1999 Art News, vol 98 no 3. Page 132,
Grace Glueck, New York Times, Feb 26, 1999, Art in Review
Karen Chambers in Review Magazine, June 15, 1998
Ken Johnson, New York, Times , Dec 12, 1997
Jean Herskowitz, Cover magazine, Vol 12, #b5, page 43, October 1998

John Beardman was born in Youngstown Ohio December 5, 1937. He moved with his family outside Warren at the age of twelve. He attended Case Institute of Technology (now Case-Western Reserve) and graduated from Oberlin College. He also attended the Sorbonne and Stanley Hayter’s “Atelier 17” in Paris. He holds two advanced degrees from Southern Illinois University. A painter since he began on the family farm at the age of nineteen, he earned his living as art professor at: the University of Connecticut, Cranbrook Academy of Art, and Oakland University from 1961 to 1990. Since 1990 he has dedicated himself solely to painting in his loft at 430 East 10th Street in Manhattan.

He has exhibited at various galleries, including one person exhibitions in New York City at: Denise Bibro Fine Art, Allan Stone Gallery, O.K. Harris, the Jayne H. Baum, and 55 Mercer galleries. In Louisville, Kentucky he has exhibited at the Brownstown Gallery; in Birmingham Michigan at Art Space. He has works in both public and private collections including NBC, Best Products, Harry Bober, Allan Stone, Florence Barron, Cornel West, Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Detroit Institute of Arts. In addition he has received numerous creative artist’s grants and fellowships. Testimonials have come from people in the field including Donald Kuspit, April Kingsley, Karen Chambers, Meyer Shapiro, and Albert Elsen.)

Reviews include: Ann LANDI in March 1999 Art News, Grace Glueck, New York Times, Feb 26, 1999, Art in Review; Karen Chambers in Review Magazine, June 15, 1998; Ken Johnson, New York, Times, Dec 12, 1997; Michael Brenson, New York Times,1974; Jean Herskowitz, Cover magazine, October 1998

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