Artist: John Beardman b. 1937
Materials: Acrylic and collage on canvas
Size: 91 x 78.5 inches
Description: Signed, titled and dated to verso ‘John Beardman Deep in the Heart 1984’.
Provenance: Allan Stone Collection, acquired directly from the artist
John Beardman was born in Youngstown Ohio and attended Case-Western Reserve University and graduated from Oberlin College. He also attended the Sorbonne and Stanley Hayter's "Atelier 17" in Paris. For many years, 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.
His works are represented in both public and private collections including NBC Universal, Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Detroit Institute of Arts. He has exhibited at various galleries, including solo shows at: M55 Art, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Allan Stone Gallery, O.K. Harris, the Jayne H. Baum, and 55 Mercer galleries.