Beverly Adams Rippel ‘65
University of Maine, Orono, ‘69
Artist and art educator; Workshop presenter/ exhibitor at the 2011 Portland Museum of Art Biennial; Exhibited in 100 national shows; Taught creative drawing and painting for 25 years;
Founder of the Oakes Ames Painters’ Workshop Studio, No. Easton, MA;
Founding member of the Artists’ Circle at the Fuller Museum of Art, and New England Wax;
Juried Artist @ Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts and The Corporate Exhibitions Program at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum; ARTcetera Aids Auction contributor (’98-2008)
Her toy gun “Target Series” has served as a forum to help at-risk teens deal with the violence they have experienced in their lives, and create hope for a life free from violence.
Gallery Artist, Board of Advisors at the South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, Chair of Exhibitions
Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant Awards for Council on Aging art classes
Louis J.Kuriansky and Merit Award recipient at the Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford, CT; Malcolm Rogers Best in Show Award @ Cambridge Art’s 1st National Prize Show
Advice to Students
Be inspired, believe in yourself, and work hard to use your special talents.
Take time to notice the beauty of a flower as well as the look on a friend’s face. Be a good listener. Respect the differences in those who cross your path each day.
Inducted November 20, 2012