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Beverly GoldieBev Goldie
Columbus OH 43221 United Stateshome Home Phone: 614-205-8705home Website: BGT Productions
Originally from N.J., I’ve been creating art professionally since graduation. My art education is from Wittenberg University with an art semester spent in Salzburg, Austria. After graduation and between raising a family, I’ve taken numerous workshops and classes in Plein Air, Watercolor, and oil painting from such local luminaries as Michael McEwan, Joe Lombardo, Vivian Ripley, Chuck Marshall, the late Don Dodrill and Sandy Leukhart. I switched my medium to encaustics after my momentous encounter with them in NYC almost a decade ago.
Some notable accomplishments of which I’m proud include: a 7′ x 4′ oil painting underwritten by the City of Dublin and the Dublin Women’s Philanthropic Club in 2010; (unveiled for the City’s Bicentennial) and a commissioned painting unveiled to portray the naming of Dublin, Ohio: (used for the 2013 PGA President’s Cup Tournament. This image was printed for gifts for the many international dignitaries visiting for the event from the City.) Both hang permanently in the Dublin Community Recreation Center. Another commission hangs prominently in the historic Dublin Village Tavern – showing a history of the building. Through many art leagues and organizations I’ve grown and prospered.
Having received three GCAC grants to teach workshops, travel to Santa Fe, N.M. for professional development, and begin a new series in encaustics has allowed me to make a clean break from one medium to another. They’ve allowed my creative spirit to reach another level and be accepted into many locally and nationally juried shows, receive awards and teach encaustics at the Columbus Cultural Art Center. One of my works is currently part of the permanent collection at the Encaustic Museum of Art in Santa Fe.
I’m proud to have co-chaired a meaningful exhibition at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center in 2018 to bring the subject of Substance Use Disorder and the role art plays in Recovery. Over 60 artists had 90+ works shown and many attended the reception and month-long exhibition with many educational programs. The Governor and local Congresswoman wrote letters of thanks and recognition for the effort.
Encaustics stole my heart in 2011 when I first set eyes on them in the Ritz Carlton Hotel lobby in NYC. From that point on, I made the commitment to switch my medium to it from oil painting. Encaustics are molten wax with resin, a revived artform from Greece used over 2000 years ago. This luminous medium has allowed me to stretch the boundaries of the moods, textures and colors I’d been seeking.