Beverly Hammond

Beverly Tipton Hammond is an ordained elder, dancer, choreographer, visual artist, singer, songwriter, art curator and entrepreneur. She holds an MBA from Concordia University. She began painting 14 years ago as a hobby and has over 200 paintings. Her medium is acrylic, ink marker on canvas and wood, as well as collage.

Her artwork was featured in the Hennepin County Employee Exhibit in 2017, the Hennepin County Health Department Exhibit Hall and most recently her “Hattitude Series” was featured at the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum & Gallery in the “Grace Exhibit” in 2018-2019.The series features vibrant colors and hats inspired by Beverly’s passion for millinery and was featured in the StarTribune.

Liturgical Flow is another popular series of paintings which speaks to the expression of worship through dance.

Beverly Hammond
Black Lives Matter

Art for Justice

In July 2020, Beverly and her husband Drew Hammond were invited to participate in the creation of the Black Lives Matter Mural, sponsored by the Minnesota African American Museum and Gallery. In February 2021, Beverly and Drew hosted a “Social Justice” art exhibit at the Northrup King Building to commemorate Black History Month.

She has been participated in several other Social Justice Murals in Minneapolis in 2021 and is a member of the ROHO Collective and serves on the Board of the National Lutheran Choir.

Beverly is the curator for the Healing the Breach Exhibition and is proud to be a member of AHHA!

Tipton Hammond Arts Gallery

Her gallery Tipton Hammond Arts opened last April in the Northrup King Building, where she and her husband A. Drew Hammond create inspiring and colorful acrylic paintings and intriguing collages.

Beverly also, has started the Pure Water School of Dance, teaching Ballet and Afro-Modern Dance in the gallery. She enjoys the creative process and loves to inspire and share her passion for art.

The gallery is located at 1500 Jackson Street, #261, NE Minneapolis, MN 55413. Having moved to Minnesota from Baltimore, Maryland in 2016 she and Drew now reside in Saint Paul. MN

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