Born in Indiana, Beresford has been working as an artist for most of the time since then. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at such venues as the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba, the University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMass (Amherst), The International Print Center (NYC), Judi Rotenberg Gallery (Boston) and Gallery Hasta, Hyderabad, India. In addition to painting, drawing, printmaking etc etc, she has been a professional actor, performing with The American National Theater Co., The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. and The Cornerstone Theater Co, L.A. etc. Favorite roles include Beatrice, Lulu, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Winnie & a Rhine Maiden.
Beresford has taught at the Bow and Arrow Press (Book Arts) in Cambridge, MA, at the Art Institute of Boston, at Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, MA and as an Assistant Professor in the Visual & Environmental Studies Department at Harvard University. She holds an MA from New York University and a BA from Harvard University.
Beresford's work is included in a number of public & private collections, including the The Houghton Rare Book Library, Harvard University, University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Boston College, Boston Public Library & The New York Public Library.
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