Gina Beavers has been working as a professional artist sine 2001. Her work focuses mostly on portraiture with a dramatic use of saturated color and bold lines. Her work has been collected widely over the years and has been shown in numerous one person and group shows. Her work has also been used in a number of public venues. Gina illustrated the children's book "Coota and the Magic Quilt" and the cover of "The Practice of Power: Finding Success in a Diverse World" also featured in Forbes Magazine. Gina received her M.A. and B.A. in American History at the Universities of Massachusetts and Pittsburgh respectively. Gina has served as a judge in the Mass Congressional Art contest twice.
Describe your organization or gallery
I am Director of the Springfield Arts Initiative which is dedicated to the programming of arts and culture in downtown Springfield, Ma.