Solo Exhibitions


2017 Montgomery Community College, Silver Spring, MD
2015 Wriston Art Center, Lawrence Univ., Appleton WI
2007 Queensborough Community College Art Gallery, Queens, NY
2006 Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ
2005 William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ
2004 Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua, NY
2002 University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
2001 Baird Center, So. Orange, NJ
Tomasulo Gallery, Union County College, Cranford, NJ
2000 Women’s Studio Workshop, Miriam Beerman Prints
1997-8 Jersey City Museum, Miriam Beerman Artist’s Books, Jersey City, NJ
1996 Bergen Museum, paintings, drawings, books Bergen, NJ
1993 College Art Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Selden NY
Klarfeld Perry Gallery, Retrospective Exhibition, NY NY
1991 New Jersey State Museum, Miriam Beerman: Works from 1949-1990, Trenton, NJ
1989 Pratt Institute, Small Retrospective, New York, NY
1987 The Montclair Art Museum, Primal Ground Miriam Beerman: Works from 1983-1987, Montclair, NJ
1986 Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Paintings, Sweetbriar, VA
Millersville University, Miriam Beerman: Monoprints and Drawings, Millersville, PA
1983 Pastoral Gallery, Easthampton, NY
1982 Roger Litz Gallery, Miriam Beerman 9 Collages, New York, NY
1980 Camargo Foundation, Cassis France
1978 Gallery One, Montclair State College, Miriam Beerman: Recent Works, Montclair, NJ
1977 Graham Gallery, New York, NY
Cathedral Museum at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York, NY
1974 The Montclair Art Museum, Miriam Beerman: Collage, Drawing and Painting, Montclair, NJ
1972 Graham Gallery, Enduring Beast: Drawings and Paintings, New York, NY
1971 Brooklyn Museum, The Enduring Beast, Brooklyn, NY
1970 Benton and Bowles, New York NY
1969 Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY
1965 Newport Art Association, Recent Painting, Newport, RI
Brooklyn Center, Long Island University, Miriam Beerman, Paintings, Drawings, Collages, Brooklyn, NY


2015 Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Achievement Award
2007 Anonymous was a Woman Foundation
2004 Grand Prize: National Printmaking Exhibit, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ
2000-2 Artists in Residence, Virginia Center for Creative Arts (Dodge Grant)
2000 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
E.D. Foundation Grant Award
1999-00 Mid-Atlantic Artist as Catalyst Grant at Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
1998 Fellowship at Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking
1996 Mid-Atlantic Grant (NEA) in Painting
1995 Montclair Arts Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts
1994 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Award
1993 Artist in Residence, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Sweetbriar VA 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998 (Dodge Grant)
1992 Artist in Residence, Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY and Forest Fellow Award
1989 Fellowship at Center fro Innovative Printmaking, Rutgers University, NJ
1987 NJ State Council on the Arts Grant
Artist Colony, Banff Center, Alberta, Canada Dec 1986 – Jan 1987
1983 NJ State Council on the Arts Grant
Nominated for A.V.A. Award
1980 Artist in Residence, The Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France
Visiting Artist, Burston Graphic Cneter, Jerusalem, Isreal
1978 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant
Aritist in Residence, Ossabaw Island, GA
1977 Childe Hassam Purchase Award, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
1976 Artist in Residence, Millay Colony, Austrelitz NY
1972 The Enduring Beast, Doubleday (Editor & Illustrator), selected as one of Fifty Books of the Year Award, American Institute of Graphic Arts
1971 The Brooklyn Museum, The Enduring Beast, (first one-woman exhibition in the history of the museum) curated by Jo Miller and Sarah Faunce
Creative Artists Public Service Program Grant, NY State Council on the Arts
1959 Artist in Residence, MacDowell Colony, Petersborough, NH
1954-5 Fulbright Fellow, Paris France.
1953-54 Fulbright Fellow, Paris France.

Public Collections

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Andrew Dickenson White Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
Ashland Oil, Ashland KY
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
Bass Museum, Miami Beach, FL
Bergen Museum, Paramus, NJ
Benton and Bowles, New York, NY
Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Broad Museum, Lansing, MI
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Davison Art Center, Middletown CT
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
Everson Museum, Syracuse NY
First and Merchants Bank, Richmond VA
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
Godwin-Ternbach Museum of Art, Queens College, CUNY, Queens, NY
Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV
International Musuem of Collage, Santa Fe, NM
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Isreal.
Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Julie Collins Smith Museum, Auburn, GA
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
Mead Art Museum, Amherst MA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile AL
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
Museo d’Art Moderno de la Respublica, Dominicano, Santo Domingo
Museu Europeu d’Art Modern, Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
New Walk Art Museum in Leceister, England
New Hall College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
New School of Social Research, New York, NY
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
New York Public Library — Print Collection, New York, NY
Ossabwa Island Project, GA
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown MA
Queens Museum, Flushing Meadow, Queens, NY
Queensborough Community College, CUNY Bayside, NY
San Diego Museum, San Diego, CA
Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Spertus Jewish Museum, Chicago, IL
Squibb Building, Minneapolis, MN
Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN
University of Delaware
University of Oregon, Eugene OR
United States Department of State, Art in Embassies Program, Washington D.C
Vassar College Museum, Poughkeepsie, New York.
Victoria and Albert Museum,  London, England
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Sweetbriar, VA
Weissman Museum, St. Paul, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Wriston Art Center, Lawrence Univ., Appleton, WI
Yale University, Sterling Art Library, New Haven, CT
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga TN
2014 NJ State Museum, Trenton NJ
2013 Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
2012 Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile Alabama
2008 Gering Lopez Gallery, New York City, New York
2005 Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
2004 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
American Impressions: National Juried Printmaking Exhibition, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ
2002 Pacifico Fine Arts, New York, NY
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2001 Gallery 214 – Montclair Studio International, Montclair, NJ
Southeby’s Auction (Drawing) for Fulbright Fund
2000 Gallery at Bristol Meyers Squibb, Princeton, NJ
1999 Artist’s Books, Connecticut College
NJ Arts Annual, NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Artist Books Exhibition, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
1998 NJ Arts Annual, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Museo d’Art Moderno de la Republica, La Linea: Dibujos Contemporaneos, Dominicana, Santo Dominco
1997-8 Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
1997-00 Traveling Exhibition: Women of the Book, Artist’s Books on Jewish Themes
1997 Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, New Brunswick, NJ
1996 Center for Book Arts, Mysterious Worlds, New York, NY
1995 Jersey City Museum, Drawing Invitational, Jersey City, NJ
1994 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Still Working, Washington, DC
Traveling To: The Chicago Cultural center, IBM Gallery, New York, NY; The Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, The Fishcher Art Gallery at USC, The Portland Museum of Art
1993 Chicago Art Expo, Chicago, IL
1991 Morris Museum, Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking Fellows, Morristown, NJ
Rutgers University, The Apocalyptic Vision, New Brunswick, NJ
The Studio Museum, The New Museum & Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, The Decade Show, New York, NY
Women’s Caucus for Art, Cooper Union, Primal Forces, New York, NY
1989 Hunterdon Art Center, 10 New Jersey Distinguished Artists, Clinton, NJ
Holman Hall Art gallery, Trenton State College, The Holocaust in Contemporary Art, Trenton, NJ
1988 Stadiche Galerie, 37 VCAA Fellows, Regensburg, Germany
The Monmouth Museum, The New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibitions – 1987-88, LIncroft, NJ
1986 Robeson Center gallery, Rutgers state University, The Brutal Figure: Visceral Images, Newark, NJ
Contemporary Arts Center, Oppresssion/Expression, New Orleans, LA
1985 The Antheneum, Alexandria, VA
Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA
Maier Museum, Rrandolph-Macon Women’s College, Lynchburg, VA
Roanoke Museum of Fine arts, Roanoke, VA
Newark Museum, Recent Acquisitions, Newark, NJ
1982 The Montclair Art Museum: The Interior Self: Three Generations of Expressionists View the Human Image, Montclair, NJ
1979 Rutgers, The State University of NJ, Rutgers National Drawing 79, Camden, NJ
Clayton Hall, University of Delaware, Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition of Collage, Newark, DE
1978 Newark, Museum, Recent Acquisitions, Newark, NJ
Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Women Artists ’78, Metropolitan Area: NY, NJ, CT, New York, NY
1977 Academy Art Gallery, The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Exhibition of Pictures Eligible for Hassam and Speicher Purchase Fund
Bronx Museum  of the Arts, Images of Horror and Fantasy, Bronx, NY
1976 The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair NJ
1974 Counter Currents: The New Humanism, the Humanist Center Aida Hernandez Gallery, New York, NY and Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1973 Arnot Art Museum, Contemporary American Artists, Elmira, NY
1972 The Stamford Museum, Women in the Arts, Stamford, CT
1971 Grahmam Gallery, Birds and Beasts, New York, NY
1969 New School Art Center, American Drawings of the Sixties, New York, NY
Eleventh Rhode Island Arts Festival, Providence, RI
Chelsea Gallery, The Art of Money, New York, NY
The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Exhibition of Paintings eligible for Purchase under the Childe Hassam Fund, New York, NY
1968 New School Art Center, The Humanist Tradition in Contemporary American Painting, New York, NY
Institute for International Education, New York, NY
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1966 National Academy of Design, Audubon Artists, New York, NY
1963 State Capital, New York State Artists, Albany, NY
1960 American Federation of the Arts, New York, NY
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
JB Speed Art Museum, Lousville, KY
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln MA
Boston Arts Festival, Boston MA
American Embassy, Fulbright Artists, Paris, France
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Brooklyn Museum, Seventh Annual Print Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
1958 Whitney Museum of American Art, Recent Acquisitions, New York, NY
The Downtown Gallery, Americans in Europe: Rome, Florence, Paris, London, New York, NY
“Miriam Beerman, Expressing the Chaos” a film by Jonathan Gruber expected release 2015
“Miriam Beerman, Expressing the Chaos” 2015 Premiere at Palm Beach International Film Festival, FL
Selected Bibliography
Critical Comment
Anreus, Alejandro. “The Primal Images of Miriam Beerman” NJ Arts Magazine, December 1987
Babbage, Joan. “Artists Draws Inspiration from Need to Express” Newark Star Ledger, October 4, 1974
“Brooklyn Museum” Art News 70 January 1972 p10
Campbell, Lawrence. “Miriam Beermam” Art News 70 January 1972 p10
Canaday, John, “Miriam Beerman” The New York Times, February 19, 1972
DeShazo, Edith. “Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition of Collage” Sunday News Journal (Wilmington, DE) August 12, 1979
“Exhibition at Halpert Gallery,” Art News 68 February, 1970 p10
“Exhibition at Chelsea Gallery”, Art News 67 February 1969 p12
Glueck, Grace. “Battlefront in Brooklyn” The New York Times, November, 12,1972 p 64
“Graham Gallery, New York” Arts Magazine 46 March 1972 p 64
Halasz, Piri. “Montclair Artist Favors Animals”, The New York Times, September 1974
Hancock, Marianne. “In the Galleries (Miriam Beerman)” Arts Magazine 46 March 1972 p64
Hirsch, Faye. Working Proof May/June 2002 Art on Paper Magazine, pp75-76 “Miriam Beerman, Faces”
Hughes, Cindy. “Beerman Painting ‘Brutal” Brooklyn World Telegram. October 25 1965
Jenkins, Mark. Annual Washington Jewish Film Festival features local entries The Washington Post, February 17, 2016
Klein, EL. “The Brutal Figure (Robeson Center Gallery NJ)” Arts Magazine February, 1987 p61
Loughery, John. Women’s Art Journal. Fall/Winter 1992 p.48
Malen, Lenore, “Graham Gallery, New York” Arts Magazine 52. October 1977 p12
National Public Radio, “All Things Considered” June 26, 1994
Nemser, Cindy. “Miriam Beerman” Arts Magazine 44 February 1969
National Public Television, MacNeil Leher December 7, 1994 (Phyllis Therous Essay)
NJ State Council on the arts Television Feature: December 1987 and Jan 1988
“Miriam Beerman at the Brooklyn Museum” Arts Magazine 46 November 1971 p58
“Male Chauvinist Expose, Chapter 1” Feminist Art Journal. April 1972 p17
“The New Grotesques” Time Magazine. June 13, 1969 p74,76
Raynor, Vivien. “imaginary Monsters That Dare a Visitor to See a Show” The New York Times. April 14, 1991
Rotov, Dimitri. New Art Examiner. October 1991 p41
Shirey, David L. “In Montclair, The Animal Kingdom” The New York Times, February, 19, 1978
Slatkin, Wendy. “Rutgers, National Drawing Exhibition” Arts Magazine 54. February 1980 p 22
Thornton, Gene. “The Critical People” WBAI (Broadcast Review) January, 26, 1969 and Oct. 27, 1968
Turner, Norman “Graham Gallery, New York, Arts Magazine 52 December 1977 p. 23
Watkins, Eileen. “College Exhibit Links man and Other Animals” The Newark Star Ledger. February 12, 1978
Zimmer, William. “Expressionism Across the Generations at Montclair’s Museum” The New York Times, March 29 1987
Selected Bibliography
Books, Catalogues, and Exhibition Checklists/Pamphlets
2014 “New Jersey Artists through Time” Tovah Navarra, Fronthill Media
2013 Kingsley, April, “Emotional Impact” Michigan State U Press, East Lansing MI
2007 Kuspit, Donald, catalog essay Queenbsburough Community College Art Gallery, Queens, NY
2006 Nahas, Dominique, catalog essay ALJIRA Contemporary, Newark NJ
2006 Pascucci, Marissa, catalog essay Eloquen Pain(t), Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
1998 New Jersey Arts Annual
1997 “The Montclair Art Community”, Montclair Art Museum, NJ
1994 “Still Working Underknown Artists of Age in America” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1991 Alison G. Weld, “Miriam Beerman” Works from 1949-1990″ Trenton State Museum, Trenton, NJ
1990 “The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980’s” New York: The Studio museum, NY
1989 “The Holocaust in Contemporary Art” New Jersey: Trenton State College
1987 Davis, Roy. “The Interior Self: Three Generations of Expressionists View the Human Image,” Montclair, NJ Montclair Art Museum.
“Witches, Demons and Metamorphoses:” Montclair, NJ: Montclair State College
“Primal Ground, Miriam Beerman: Works from 1983-1987”, Montclair Art Museum
1986 Golub, Leon and Sims, Lowery S. “Oppression/Expression” New Orleans, LA Contemporary Arts Center
Twitchell, James B. “Dreadful Pleasures, An Anatomy of Modern Horror” New York, Oxford University Press
1986 Weld, Alison. “The Brutal Figure: Visceral Images,” Newark, NJ: Robeson Center Gallery
1970-85 Rosenbrower, “Making their Mark (Women Artist Move into the Mainstream)”, New York: Abbeville Press
1979 Botwinick, Michael. “The Brooklyn Museum, American Paintings” Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum
Crawford, John S. “Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition of Collage” Newark, Delaware: University of Delaware.
1978 Whitney Museum, catalog collection “Women Artists ’78” New Jersey/New York: Women’s Caucus for Art
“Images of Horror and Fantasy” New York: Harry Abrams, Inc
1977 “The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum,” Montclair, NJ
Schiff, Gert. “Images of Horror and Fantasy” New York: Bronx Museum
1976 “Bulletin of Rhode Island School of Design” (alumni ed.) 62. no. 4 March
1974 “Miriam Beerman” Montclair, NJ: Montclair Art Museum
Schwartz, Barry N. “The New Humanism, Art in a Time of Change: New York” Praeger Publishers
1973 Lindquist, Kenneth H. “Contemporary American Artists” Elmira, New York: Arnot Art Museum
“Photographers, Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers 1970/71”, New York: Gallery Association of New York State and Creative Artists Program Service, Inc.
1972 Beerman, Miraim., ed & illust. “Enduring Beast” New York: Doubleday
Johnson, Una E. “Ten Years of American Prints 1947-56” Brooklyn Museum, New York
Kamarck, Edward L. gen ed. “Arts in Society” Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, Vol 10 The Humanist Alternative
1971 “The Enduring Beast: Drawings and Paintings by Miriam Beerman” New York, Brooklyn Museum.
1970 Herbert, David. “Birds and Beast” New York, Graham Gallery
1969 Mocsanyi, Paul. “American Drawings of the Sixties, A Selection” New York City: The New School Art Center
“The Humanist Condition in Contemporary American Painting” New York City: The New School Art Center.
1949 Abbott, Bernice, “Greenwich Village Today and Yesterday” New York Harper and Bros. (Photo Caption: “Young Painters will find their way to the Village from many parts of teh country”)