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artist , educator

Beverly Elise Naidus, American artist, educator. Recipient Photography award, Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2001. Advisory board Backbone Campaign, Vashon, Washington, 2004—2009; advisory board member Arts Rising, 2009; Member of College Art Association.


Naidus, Beverly Elise was born on September 29, 1953 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Edward Sidney and Rhoda Thelma Naidus.


Bachelor in Studio Art with Honors, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, Nova Scotia College Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1978.


Administrative assistant New York Council Arts, New York City, 1978—1979. Teaching artist Metropolitan Museum Art, 1980—1983, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1983—1984. Instructor, dayton hudson distinguished visiting artist Carleton College, 1984—1986.

Associate professor art California State University, Long Beach, 1986—1996. Associate faculty Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont, 1998—2003. Associate professor interdisciplinary arts University Washington, Tacoma, since 2003.

Visiting artist Institute Social Ecology, Plainfield, 1991—2002, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1998—2000, Earthdance, Plainfield, Massachusetts, 2009.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include This Is Not A Test.


Advisory board Backbone Campaign, Vashon, Washington, 2004—2009. Advisory board member Arts Rising, 2009. Member of College Art Association.


Married Robert Earl Spivey, May 27, 1989. 1 child Sam Oak Naidus Spivey.

Edward Sidney

Rhoda Thelma Naidus

Robert Earl Spivey

Sam Oak Naidus Spivey Naidus