Direct Encounter, Beverly McIver

The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition winners exhibition is on display at the National Portrait Gallery, in DC.  This is a US artist competition based on portraiture from 'direct encounter'. Beverly McIver's portrait Depression transcends representation and engages with the subject, truly a 'direct encounter'.  See more of the work on exhibition here.

Beverly McIverDepression, 2010, oil on canvas. Collection of the artist, courtesy Betty Cuningham Gallery. McIver is a 2012 resident at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Space Program in DUMBO.

Tim Doud, Room and Board, 2010, oil on linen. 

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