Beverly Erschell is a nationally known painter whose work is in galleries and collections throughout the United States. The Northern Kentucky resident is one of the most highly regarded painters in Greater Cincinnati, where she was trained and taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and University of Cincinnati.
This handsome book by Cincinnati Book Publishers brings together representative examples of the artist’s paintings and works on paper over four decades.
Sue Ann Painter, an art and architectural historian, is the author. She analyzes draws upon interviews with Aaron Betsky and Phillip Long wrote the preface. Cincinnati painter and graphic artist Mark Eberhard designed the book, which was printed in full color on acid-free paper by Wendling Printing Co., Newport Kentucky.
The book is organized thematically, with chapters highlighting her portraits, travels in Europe and the United States, and energetic cityscapes of Greater Cincinnati. Erschell is well known for colorful compositions depicting domestic interiors opening onto lyrical landscapes, and brimming with still life, portraits, and people.
The book is bound in hardcover (ISBN978-0-9817269-4-6 ) for $55 and softcover (ISBN978-0-9817269-5-3) for $32. It will be available October 19 at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center, Closson’s Fine Art Gallery, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, and fine art galleries and bookstores in the United States.