Beverly Rhoads has been working from the figure and landscape for over twenty years. She has exhibited nationally in museums and galleries such as Blue Mountain Gallery, New York City; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA; Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL; Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC; and Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA.
Her numerous awards include an Underserved Areas and Artists Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1994; a Creative Teaching Incentive Award in the Humanities from the University of Kentucky, 1994; and full-fellowship to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1988. Rhoads' work is included in many museum and university collections throughout the Southeast.
Rhoads earned her M.F.A. in painting from the University of Pennsylvania, 1989; her B.F.A. from Western Carolina University, 1983; and she attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1989. She currently serves as an Associate Professor of Art at Lynchburg College where she teaches painting and drawing.
While Central Virginia is her primary residence, Rhoads, along with her partner and their three dogs, spend their summer and winter breaks in Roque Bluffs, Maine.