Artist Beverly Bird

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Beverly Bird seeks to capture life's character, beauty and energy, whether it be landscapes, figures, portraits or other forms.  Her work focuses on Sonoma landscapes, while retaining a vital interest in figures and portraits.  Her love of art started as a child - she studied art throughout school, receiving a B.A. in art from CSU Long Beach.  After an interesting and challenging career in public service, she returned to painting.  She continues her studies with master painters, including Craig Nelson, Kathleen Dunphy, Erik Sandgren, Frank Gannon, Kathryn Henderson.  She lives with her husband, Douglas Misner, in their home overlooking the Russian River and the Korbel vineyards in Rio Nido, California. Her work may be viewed at the Upstairs Art Gallery, 306 Center St., Healdsburg, CA. and  Glass Images Gallery, 16369 Main St, Guerneville, CA.
Selected Exhibitions
ART AT THE SOURCE - annually, 2007 - 2019
Upstairs Art Gallery - featured artist - Oceans 21 Exhibit, September, 2019
Dutton-Goldfield Winery Show - October, 2019 - January, 2020
A Public Treasure - Painting the Oregon Coast - Four Decades of the Sandgren Paint Out Project - juried show - Newport, OR  - September, 2019
Sense of Place - juried show - Healdsburg Museum, January 2019
Apple Blossom Fair Art Show - 2018 - 3 awards
Graton Gallery Small Works Juried Show - 2018 - Honorable Mention Award
Watermedia Juried Show, 2016, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Merit Award
Graton Gallery Guest Artist, 2015
Healdsburg Plaza Arts Rivers & Streams Juried Show, 2012
Apple Blossom Fair Art Show, 2009 - First Place Award; 2010; 2014 Memorial Award
Quercia Gallery Exhibits - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Sebastopol Center Members Show - annually, 2008 - 2019
Healdsburg Plaza Arts Fine Arts & Crafts Fair 2008
Cloverdale Art Center - 2007
Sonoma County Fair - 2005, 2006 (Award: Best of Medium - Acrylic) 
Rio Nido Annual Art Festival - annually 2004 - 2019
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