Mapping the Silence


Green Beach, acrylic on canvas

Series of Paintings and Mixed Media on World War II

by Beverly Gimlin

On January 6, 2021, Beverly Joyce Gimlin passed away in Portland, Oregon, with dignity and grace after a hard-fought battle with leukemia. Beverly was born December 5, 1954, in DeQueen, Arkansas; she graduated from Carnegie High School in Carnegie, Oklahoma, in 1973. She graduated with a Bachelor of arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master's degree of arts with honors from California College of Arts. Beverly found her home on the west coast, living most of her life in California, Washington, and Oregon. She was a creative, talented, and accomplished artist who had art exhibits in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, to name a few. She left this world a better place because of her artwork and her active role in society. She was very passionate and supportive of women's rights and all people's rights to live their lives free from sexism and racism. She was a very fun-loving, compassionate, independent person who believed in herself.

Image: Green Beach, acrylic on canvas

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