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Béatrice Lebreton  MFA  

Beatrice was born in Tours, France. Her travels took her to different countries in Europe and Africa. She came to the USA in 1986 and has been residing in New York City since 2008.

Selected Exhibitions (* single shows)


2023          "You Are Beautiful", Framed Gallery, Cleveland, OH *

2023          "And Still I Rise", Framed Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2021          "Living her Truth: Transcending Boundaries", Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA *

2020          "Pattern Migration", Living with Art Salon, New York, NY

2018          "Hope is Maybe", Jesuit Refugee Home & Munich International Airport, Munich, Germany

2018          "Don't Shut Up", Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

2018          "In Her Image", Maggie Peyton Gallery, New York, NY *

2018          "The Paddock III: Posted", Galerie Abstract Project, Paris, France

2017          “A Time for Everything”, City College Windows on Amsterdam Gallery, New York, NY *

2017          “Weaving Memories”, The Mason Civic League, Hoboken, NJ

2016          “The Finest of Arts”, Helene Fuld College of Nursing, New York, NY

2016          “Elementiks”, Calabar Gallery, New York, NY *

2016          “The Art of HERstory”, Skylight Gallery & Welancora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016          “Harlem is ... A STATE OF MIND”, Mist Harlem, New York, NY

2015          “Small Works”, Clover’s Fine Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015          “Ancient Rhythms Remixed”, Art in the Atrirum, Inc., Morristown, NJ

2014          “Fall/Winter Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ

2014          “In Her Skin”, La Maison d’Art Gallery, New York, NY

2014          “Women’s Work”, LeRoy Neiman Art Center, New York, NY

2013          “Afropolitan Week”, Institute of African Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY

2013          “Niarry Kanaam”, Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, Sparkill, NY

2012          “Visions, Art & Matter”, La Maison d’Art Gallery, New York, NY

2012          “Echoes From Afar”, Art In Flux Harlem, New York, NY

2012          “Art Speaks”, Art In Flux Harlem, New York, NY

2012          “Small”, Art In Flux Harlem, New York, NY

2012          “Extended Roots”, Gallery 1200, Hoboken, NJ

2012          “A Tribute to Women in the Arts”, LeRoy Neiman Art Center, New York, NY

2011          Bombay Sapphire Artisans Series, Rush Philanthropic Foundation, New York, NY

2011          “Women in the Heights”, NoMAA, New York, NY

2011          “Women’s Voices”, The Grady Alexis Gallery, New York, NY

2010          “A Celebration of Art”, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

2010          “Femmes/Fragments”, Harlem Arts Alliance, New York, NY *

2010          “And the Beat goes on…”, Creole Restaurant, New York, NY *

2010          125th Street Banners, Harlem, NY

2010          “Design in the Heights”, Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York, NY

2010          “Women in the Heights”, NoMAA, New York, NY

2007          “Women, Femmes, Mujeres”, Fusionista Gallery, Dallas, TX

2007          PCPC Arts Festival, “Exploring the 23rd Psalm”, Dallas, TX

2004          Dallas Arts Gala, Convention Center, Dallas, TX

2004          “Consciousness & Conditions”, Nicole Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003          “Contemporary Art influenced by African Culture”, The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL

2002          “Woman Image: Image of Women”, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT

2002          “Letters from Afar”, Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State University, NC *

2001          “Saints and Goddesses”, Irving Art Center, Irving, TX

2001          “Import/ Export”, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001          “Kindred Spirits: A Visual Journey”, Quorum Gallery, Dallas, TX

2001          “Beyond and Behind the Mask”, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

2000          The Critic’s Choice, Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, TX

2000          “Bits of Life, Patches of Dreams”, South Dallas Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2000          “Art for the African Diaspora: Influences and Confluences”, Chemeteka College, Salem OR

1999          The Nineteenth Carroll Harris Simms National Black Art Competition, AAMuseum, Dallas, TX

1999          DVAC “The Sixteenth Annual Critic’s Choice Exhibition”, Dallas, TX

1999          “Out of the Ordinary”, Community Artists’ Collective, Houston, TX

1997          “Echoes of Africa”, Ellen Noel Museum, Odessa, TX

1997          “Treasures of our Lives”, Irving Black Art Council, Irving, TX

1996          “An African Harvest Festival”, University of Texas at Dallas, TX *

1996          “Watercolor Month, H2O”, Art Inc. Gallery, San Antonio, TX

1996          “A Cultural Odyssey and Its Beauty”, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

1995          “Mosaic”, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX *

1994          “16th Southwest Black Art Exhibition”, African American Museum, Dallas, TX



2024     Vila Lena, Tuscany, Italy



University of Texas at Dallas

Kansas Community College, Kansas City, MO

Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, TX

and many private collections


Commissions/Public Art

2023        "Yemaya's Melody", Painting commissioned by Lendrum Fine Art, Inc. Miami, FL

2022        "A Simple Smile", Painting commissioned by Lendrum Fine Art, Inc. London, UK

2021        “A Symphony of Dreams and Hopes”, Painting commissioned by Lendrum Fine Art, Inc., San                                 Francisco, CA          

2021        “Melanctha”, Painting commissioned by Lendrum Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY

2018          VIA: 3 panes bus shelter, Zarzamora St. San Antonio, TX

2017          MTA: 16 panels - Junius station, Brooklyn, NY

2016          MTA: 16 panels - Rockaway Blvd. station, Brooklyn, NY

2012          “Let’s Play”, Painting for the recreation room at Nemours Children Hospital, FL

2005          Floor medallion, DFW Airport, International Terminal E

1999          “In the Spirit of Dance”, Poster for Dallas Black Dance Company, Dallas, TX

1992          “Hispanic Dancers”, 2 paintings for Fiesta Texas, Spanish Theater, San Antonio, TX

1991          “The Family and Community United”, Poster for United Way, San Antonio, TX



Bibliography (selected)


2013          Eboni Boykin “Harlem Artists talk African Art label”, Columbia Daily Spectator, Sept. 25

2012          Sylvia Lewis “Art Speaks”,, October 9

2007          Cliff Dweller magazine, Dallas, TX

2006          “Daily Inspiration”, YMIB magazine

2002          “French Artist will speak..”, The Chronicle, Winston-Salem, vol. 28 N0 25, Feb 21

2001          “Artists of the Mask”, The International Review of African American Art, Vol.17

2001          Eve Modzelewski, “Face to face”, Pittsburgh Post- Gazette, May 3

2000          Tom Sime, “Arts Out There”, The Dallas Morning News, April 13

1999          Folio, A Literary Journal of American University, Fall & Winter/Spring

1997          “Echoes of Africa”, Midland Reporter, October 12

1996          Michele Majors, “UTD professor showcase art”, U.Y. Dallas News

1996          Michel Hill,  “Artists share African roots”, Star Telegram, October 10

1996          “Watercolor Month”, American Art Review, March

1995          Anyika McNMillan, “The Artist at Work”, Dallas Examiner, August 10




2012          WABC, Eyewitness News, Kemberly Richardson, “African Art celebrated in Hoboken”, Sept. 19

2001          Irving Community Television Network, “About Towns”, interview with C. Whiteman, Oct. 3

2001          WFAA TV, channel 8, “Metro” interview with Angelique Tege, September 30

1996          Irving Community Television Network, January 31

1995          KMPX, Channel 29, interview with Mr. Obregon, August 11





1983          Master of Art and Aesthetics (Major: African Art History), La Sorbonne University, Paris, France

1981          Bachelor of Arts, La Sorbonne University, Paris, France

1979          Master of Fine Arts (Drawing), Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris, France

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