Beverly Acha (b. 1987, Miami, FL) received an MFA from Yale University in 2012 and a BA from Williams College in 2009. Acha makes abstract paintings, prints, and drawings that evoke shifting spatial, physical and perceptual phenomena. Her work investigates experiences that elude language and the intangible sensorial and psychological experience of space through color, shape and repetition. Acha’s work has been exhibited at DC Moore Gallery, 1969 Gallery, Rubber Factory, LatchKey Gallery, El Museo del Barrio, Smack Mellon, and Underdonk, among others. She is the recipient of the CUE Art Foundation Aon-CUE Artist Empowerment Award and has been featured in New American Paintings, MAKE Magazine, Diacritics, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. She has participated in residencies including Skowhegan, MacDowell, Lighthouse Works, and the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. She is a 2021-22 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Resident. Acha has taught at UC Davis, Oberlin College, and UT Austin. Acha was appointed critic in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2021.
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