Beverly Erschell is a nationally known painter whose work is in galleries and collections throughout the United States. The Northern Kentucky resident is one of the most highly regarded painters in Greater Cincinnati, where she was trained and taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and University of Cincinnati. The Art of Beverly Erschell published by Cincinnati Book Publishers brings together representative examples of the artist's paintings and works on paper over four decades. Sue Ann Painter, an art and architectural historian, is the author. She draws upon interviews with Aaron Betsky and Phillip Long. Cincinnati painter and graphic artist Mark Eberhard designed the book, which was printed in full color on acid-free paper by Wendling Printing Co., Newport Kentucky. The book is organized thematically, with chapters highlighting her portraits, travels in Europe and the United States, and energetic cityscapes of Greater Cincinnati. Erschell is well known for colorful compositions depicting domestic interiors opening onto lyrical landscapes, and brimming with still life, portraits, and people. To purchase The Art of Beverly Erschell, click here.
This book tells the story of Beverly s adopted greyhound, Maple. She was duel-owned and shared her life with two households. The story recounts entertaining events in Maple s life and the various careers that she had during her life, from racing to artistic model to household pet. The book briefly but accurately references the greyhound adoption movement in the United States and the physical and temperamental characteristics of this ancient breed. Whether the reader is an avid greyhound lover, a dog activist, or merely a parent looking for an entertaining and aesthetically pleasing book for a child, this is an engaging book. Erschell created more than thirty original artworks colorful paintings and whimsical drawings expressly for this publication. To purchase The Lucky Greyhound, click here.