Episode 80 / BEVERLY SEMMES | Artist, NYC | Independent Special 2023
34 min., recorded April 6, 2023 Portrait photo Ross collab

In this special anniversary Independent art fair Episode artist Beverly Semmes talks her methodist upbringing, the influence her grandma's craftmansship had on her work, the friends and colleagues she met on the way and how all of this contributed to the development of her work. She shares her feeling the need to "fix pornography" in some of the paintings she will present at the Independent art fair and discusses the work in depth which she will be showing in the joint booth of Susan Inglett Gallery and Specific Object, as well as Kapp Kapp. Beverly shares which artists inspired her and the inspiration and connection she experiences in her long lasting friendships and how essential these relations are in her life and art.