Beverly Perdue ’68 Jennings has been painting in oils and watercolors for nearly 30 years. Her travels inspire her paintings; villages in Tuscany, lavender fields in Provence, Caribbean beaches, some painted plein air (on location). She also loves painting the Richmond area and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Painting under her maiden name of Beverly Perdue, she is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society where she has twice won “Best in Show” in the annual Virginia Watercolor Exhibition. In addition to being on the board of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Bev is also a board member of Art For The Journey. Bev likes to give back to the community in many ways and one is giving art instruction to a group of women incarcerated at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women.
Selected works by Beverly Perdue will be on display from Monday, May 13, through Sunday, May 26. The art exhibition is free and open to the public.
The gallery is open from 7:30 a.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday; 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; and noon to midnight on Sunday. Check the Forrer Learning Commons website before visiting for campus holidays and weather-related closings.