Emily Beveridge's Profile
One of my earliest memories is of scribbling on a wall with a turquoise crayon. I can even remember the pattern of the wallpaper I was scribbling on. So even at age three, art making was a driving force in my life. Although I was born in New York City, I grew up in Sylvania, a suburb of Toledo, Ohio. I always felt a little “different” than most people living in my town. Growing up, I filled notepads with animal drawings, and loved watching cartoons for hours, trying to pick apart how they were made. Today I still use animal imagery in my work; cartoons and their humor influence my work as well.
I attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where I received my BFA in Painting in 2006. The same summer I completed my degree, I married my beloved husband, and I also began a two-year Americorps VISTA term at Federal Valley Resource Center in Stewart, Ohio. Currently I live in Athens with my husband and two dogs, Shuggie and Peep, and…
- Born on February 28
- Joined September 24, 2009