|Beth Ames Swartz||
Title: The Return: Charging Species at the 11th Hour
Size: 20" x 16"
Swartz received her BS from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and her MA from New York University. A resident of Arizona for 30 years, she divides her time between New York and Arizona. Her art is spiritual, ecological, and expressionist, interpreting philosophical systems aesthetically for the healing of ourselves and our planet.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: E.M. Gallery, New York, 1994; Artefino Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1992; Tilden / Foley Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1991; A Moving Point of Balance, Traveling Museum Exhibition, 1985-'90; Elaine Horwitch Galleries, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1979, '80, '82, '84, '86, '88, '89, and '90; Elaine Horwitch Galleries, Palm Springs, California, 1989; Nafplion Art Gallery, Nafplion, Greece, 1989; Plaka Art Gallery, Athens, Greece, 1989; New Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1988-'89; The Gallery, York, Pennsylvania, 1984 and '86; ACA Galleries, New York, 1985; DuBose Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1984; J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois, 1982 and '84; and Israel Revisited, Traveling Museum Exhibition, 1981-'83.
Her selected group exhibitions include: Body and Soul: Contemporary Art and Healing, Traveling Museum Exhibition, 1994; Sacred Arts Symposium, New York, 1993; The Wounded Healer, E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York, 1992; Dreams and Shields, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1992; Art as a Healing Force, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, California, 1991; Sacred Spaces, Traveling Museum Exhibition, 1991; The Transformative Vision, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, New York, 1988; New Sacred Art: Prayers for Peace, White Light Gallery, New York, 1987; and Artist as Shaman, Women's Building, Los Angeles, California, 1986.
Beth Ames Swartz may be contacted at 5346 East Sapphire Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85253; telephone: (602) 948-6112.