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Beverly McIver

 (born 1962)
Beverly Jean McIver is active/lives in Arizona, Massachusetts, North Carolina.  Beverly McIver is known for expressionistic portraits.

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Beverly McIver


Beverly Jean McIver, an artist and teacher, known for her expressionist, often sexually explicit portrait paintings, grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina where, as an African-American, she was bused to the more affluent schools of white students.

She studied psychology at North Carolina Central University but by the third year, changed to being an art major.  She also began dressing herself up in clown-face make up, and doing self portraits.  During the 1990s and early 2000s, she portrayed herself as either black or white faced characters while exploring issues of sexuality and racial identity.  She says that her goal is to reclaim her own identities and prepares for her paintings by dressing up, taking  ...  Displaying 750 of 1275 characters.



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About  Beverly McIver

Born:  1962 - Greensboro, North Carolina
Known for:  expressionistic portraits