Tamie Beldue

 Tamie Beldue, three-time winner of The Art Renewals Drawing Salon, received a BFA degree from The Columbus College of Art & Design and an MFA from the University of Cincinnati.  Currently as Associate Professor of Drawing & Lithography at The University of North Carolina Asheville, Beldue has exhibited extensively in the U.S., including the Fort Wayne Museum of Art Realism Biennial, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Mobile Museum of Art, William King Museum and Fontbonne University Arts Gallery.  Her works are in the permanent collections of the Arnot Museum of Art, The DeYoung Museum, Howard & Judy Tullman Collection, James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings and the Sandy & Diane Besser Collection.   

“Through drawing, I compile separate moments of time and thought in layers that accumulate to become a portrait of a complex individual whose body is expressing their interior self through minute subtleties of posture, gesture, and facial expression.”

Zoe III, 2007, Graphite, Watercolor & Encaustic, 16 1/4 x 10"

Zoe III, 2007, Graphite, Watercolor & Encaustic, 16 1/4 x 10"

Portrait of Casey, 2009, Graphite, Watercolor & Encaustic, 8 1/2 x 5 3/4"

Portrait of Casey, 2009, Graphite, Watercolor & Encaustic, 8 1/2 x 5 3/4"