Watercolors by beverly golembeski

Watercolors by beverly golembeski

About Me - 2013

Artistic Occupation and Current Awards

In 2013, Beverly received the Joe Leone Award at the Manasquan River Group of Artists Show at the Brielle Library, for her work "White Poinsettias."

2012 and Recent Awards

The painting "Amen" was accepted to the Garden State Watercolor Society 2012 43rd Annual Juried Exhibition in October, 2012. It was awarded the Nummie Warga Memorial Award for First Place.

In September, 2012, the Ocean County Artists Guild awarded "Amen" a First Place award in its Open NJ State Juried Exhibit.

During the Fall 2012, a large wall mural - the featured element of the 2011 dual artist Feathers & Fins exhibit at Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights, NJ, of "Feathers & Fins" will be on exhibit at the Upper Shores Library, Lavallette, NJ. Florence McLaughlin and Beverly have co-created innovative, three-dimensional works which illustrate their unique approach. See a writeup about the exhibit which explains the exhibition.

New Jersey Water Color SocietyIn May 2012, Beverly's painting of "Mr. Reed's Gas Pump" received Best in Show at the NJ Water Color Society Elected Members' Exhibit.

And speaking of libraries, from May 5-June 26, 2012 the Brielle Library art exhibit will include one of Beverly's floral original art paintings, "Peonies".

Beverly's mini-size painting "Benjamin" was selected by Paint America as a Paint America Mini-Top 50 entry and will tour the US in 2012-2013.

For 2011, "Round the Bend" was accepted in the 2010 PaintAmerica Top 100.

"Serene Sedges" was accepted into the PaintAmerica Top50Mini category. These two paintings will travel to various venues throughout the USA during 2011.

For the PaintAmerica National Juried Art traveling exhibit in 2010, Beverly had EVERY WORK she submitted selected for the show. They are:

Beverly achieved Masters Status in the National Paint America Association in 2009. She has had nine paintings in the Top 100 Juried Exhibits, and five paintings accepted in the Juried Top Mini 50 Exhibits since 2007.

In 2009, Beverly's had two works selected and on tour through the US as part of the 2009 PaintAmerica national juried art show. She is on her way to achieving PaintAmerical Master Circle status. For more information on this program and to view all the selections, visit the PaintAmerica website. The two works selected are:

  • “Red Rowboat” - PaintAmerica Top100
  • “Farm Yard” - PaintAmerica MiniTop50

In addition, three other works were selected:

  • “World Duckboat Races, Mantoloking, NJ” - PaintAmerica Second100
  • “Fall Barn” - PaintAmerica MiniSecond50
  • “Fly Creek, Catskills” - PaintAmerica MiniSecond50

Her 2008 PaintAmerica Top100 entry, “Sandy Beach Grasses” is available for sale.

Beverly was commissioned to design the 2008 poster for the 40th Annual World Duckboat Championship Races held at Mantoloking Yacht Club, August 2008.

The Art Workshop and tour held in May 2008 in Rome and Tuscany was a rousing success, with lots of great photos and paintings by all.

In addition, her work has been accepted in a number of National Juried shows. These are:

Beverly's professional credentials are:

  • Professional Artist for over 22 years
  • Watercolor Instructor – Conducts Classes, Workshops, Demonstrations
  • Instructor – various art organizations & guilds
  • Past Instructor – Georgian Court College, Lakewood, NJ

Significant Works

  • Mural – Shore Community Bank, Toms River, NJ
  • Office Design - GTECH Corporation, Mexico and Argentina offices
  • Professional offices throughout the tri-state area
  • Paintings included in To the Shore Once More – Vol II: “Charlie’s Place”, “Glowing Sedges”, “Misty Barney” (all available as limited edition prints or originals)
  • Paintings included in Jersey Shore Vacation Magazine: “White Sails”, White Horseys”, “Seaside Summer Fun”, “Stormy Pavilion”. Cover: “In Flight”


  • Signature Member of Philadelphia Watercolor Club
  • Garden State Watercolor Society member
  • NJ Watercolor Society (Past Board member)
  • Fellow of the American Artists Professional League (National)
  • Official Artist of the U.S. Coast Guard
  • Guild of Creative Art (Exhibiting member)
  • Ocean County Artist Guild (past President)
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society member
  • Numerous local art guilds in Ocean and Monmouth County, NJ
  • Who’s Who in American Art
  • Who’s Who in American Women


  • BA, Montclair University, Montclair, NJ – Certified art teacher, K-12
  • Professional Study, 1979 – present
  • Studied with: Claude Croney, Charles Reid, Frank Webb, F. Petrie, L. Geiser, Roberta Carter Clark, T. Nicholas, Nita Engle, T. Minchin, Skip Lawrence, Jean Spicer, Mel Stabin


Prior Awards:

  • NJ AAPL Open Juried Show - June 2008. The work "Viking Village" won the Watercolor Award at this exhibit. It was on display through June 2008. While the original of this work is Not for Sale, it is available as a Giclée print.
  • Five works were chosen by Paint the Parks - 2008 Annual National Juried Competition and two were on tour. With this acceptance, Beverly is now a "Signature Member" of Paint the Parks.   The works were on tour in 2008, are all original art and are all for sale.
  • Top 100:   Nana's Lighthouse, Regatta SPYC and Judee's Boat
  • Mini Top 50:   Wading Pool and Pavilion Chatter
  • 2007 PaintAmerica National Juried Exhibition Top 100 for “Coconuts” and “In Flight”.
  • 2007 PaintAmerica National Juried Exhibition Second 100 for “Maple Pots” and “Patriotic Umbrellas”
  • 2007 PaintAmerica National Juried Exhibition Top Mini 50 for “Chicken House”.
  • “Viking Village” was accepted in the Allied Artists of America's 94th Annual Exhibition, at the National Arts Club in NYC, November - December 2007. It is available as a Giclée print.
  • Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Award for “Coastal Cove” in the New Jersey Watercolor Society's 65th Annual Juried Exhibit at Monmouth Museum, on Brookdale College's Campus in Lincroft, NJ, on display through October 2007.
  • Honorable Mention, for “Red & White Float” at the NJ AAPL Fall Members Exhibit, September 2007
  • First Place in Watercolor LBI, the 25th Annual Juried Exhibit in August-Sept 2007, at Jane Law's Long Beach Island Art Studio & Gallery, for “Red & White Float”
  • “In Flight” was on the cover of the Jersey Shore Publication's Long Beach Island Vacation Guidebook and Maps, Summer 2007.
  • Cooperstown Art Association's 72nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition in Cooperstown, NJ, July - August 2007 featured “Sandy Beach Grasses” and “Little Fishes in the Sea”.
  • NJ AAPL Merit Award, at the Members' Spring Exhibit 2006, Bordentown Gallery, NJ, for “Rains Coming”
  • First Place Watercolor at the Ocean County Artists Guild, Annual Members Exhibit, for "Slicker"
  • “Carley” and “Miss Lizz” were selected as Top 200 Entrants, National Park Academy of the Arts, Arts for the Parks 2006, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • “Miss Lizz” was selected as Top 100 Entrant, National Park Academy of the Arts, Arts for the Parks 2006. This work was exhibited during the Arts Festival Week, September 9 - 16, 2006.   “Carley” was on exhibit at the same venue the following week as a Top 200 selection.
  • Special Award for “Regatta SPYC”, in the Watercolor LBI Competition at Jane Law Galleries.
  • “Barnegat Light”, “In Flight”, “Snowy Egret”, and “Swans” were included in Long Beach Island Rhapsody, Summer 2006, published by Jersey Shore Press.

Other Recent Awards - 2005 and prior

  • Selected as Top 200 Entrants, National Park Academy of the Arts, Arts for the Parks 2005, for “Red Float” and “In Flight”
  • Honorable Mention, at the Americal Artists Professional League, Open National Juried Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NJ, for “Coconuts”
  • NJ AAPL, Fall Open Juried Exhibition 2005 - received the Ida Wills & Clara Stroud Award in Watercolor, at Ocean County College Exhibition, for “Miss Lizz”
  • Ocean County Artists Guild, Fall 2005 Member show, for “Chicken House”
  • NJ AAPL, at the Fall Membership Exhibit 2005, Bordentown Gallery, NJ for “Red Rowboat”
  • New Jersey Water Color Society Members Show in Millburn, NJ, Spring 2005, received the Dick Blick Award for “Three White Rowboats”.
  • Pauline Wick Award for “Red Rowboat”, from the NJ Chapter of the American Artists Professional League. At the Member Exhibition - Spring 2005, in Bordentown Gallery, Bordentown, NJ.
  • AG Edwards Award for “Regatta - SPYC”, New Jersey Water Color Society, in the 62nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition.
  • National Member in Audubon Artists Inc., as a result of the 3rd acceptance of work in the 2004 Annual Juried Exhibition.
  • Dick Blick Award for “Island Heights Geranium”, Audubon Artists Inc., in the Annual Juried Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, NYC, September 2004.
  • First Place Award for “Carley”, Audubon Artists Inc. in the 2004 Associate Members Exhibition
  • “Chicken House” in the Rhode Island Watercolor Society's 11th Annual National Watermedia Competition
  • Special Award for “3 White Rowboats”, at Jane Law's Watercolors LBI, 22nd Annual Juried Exhibit
  • Ed Kojola Award for “Red Rowboat”, 11th Annual Open Juried Show, Guild of Creative Art