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About

Beverly Tu is a fashion designer and mixed media artist that focuses on fabric manipulation, textiles, beading, and textures. She received her associate degree in fashion design from Parsons. While at Parsons, Beverly collaborated with many companies and artists. One example is her participation in Zara’s Shape of Invisible project. She upcycled the store’s last season of clothes to create new designs. Her fashion designs, mixed media, and curatorial works have been shown at Central Park, Trestle Gallery, Ground Floor Gallery, many other galleries and events. She is currently in NYFA immigrant artist mentoring program.

 

Skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, Tech Pack, Excel, Machine knitting, Web design, Fashion Photoshoot planning

Fluent in Mandarin

 

Education

Parsons The New School for Design

Associate Fashion Design 2017

 

Exhibitions / Artist Residencies

“Still Here” exhibition - Manhattan, New York Feb 2019
Group exhibition at El Barrio’s Artspace PS109

“Monologue by Bifoli2” exhibition - Flushing, New York Feb 2019
Solo exhibition featuring new mixed media artworks at The Gallery of Amerasia Bank, NY.

NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Dec 2018- March 2019

NYFA 2018 Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program for Visual & Multidisciplinary Artists

Trestle Gallery Residency- Brooklyn, New York.                                                Jul-Dec 2018

Artist Residency at Trestle Art Space

 

Brashnar Creative Project Artist in Residence- Skopje, Macedonia                        Aug 2018

Artist Residency at Brashnar Creative Project.

Doing a natural dye project using plants from the neighborhood.

 

International Shibori Symposium- Japan                                                       June- July 2018

KIMONO INSPIRATION CHALLENGE- showing "Distortion" Yukata

02 June - 03 June
Arimatsu-Narumi Shibori Kaikan

26 June - 01 July
Takeda House

 

Annual Group Art Exhibition- Flushing, New York                                                    May 2018

North America Taiwanese Women’s Association- Flushing, New York

The Gallery of Amerasia Bank, NY.    (05/05/2018- 05/12/2018)

 

Storefront Window Display- New Jersey                                                      April- May 2018

Atlantic Highlands Art Council

 

Junction Space Film and Design Fellowship- Brooklyn                                    Jan -Mar 2018

Brooklyn-based artists work with selected businesses to upgrade their

storefronts and window displays. They also create a video to promote

the businesses' products and services on social media.

 

Modern Expressions of Traditions exhibition- Manhattan                                     Feb 2018

Fantastic Art China 2018: China-America Young Artists Exhibition

 

Exhibition curated by Six Summit Gallery- Manhattan                                        Feb 2018

Group art show during Art Hearts Fashion Show.

 

“TRUTH” Group Exhibition- New Jersey                                                               Feb 2018

Featured artist

 

Salon Show of 2018- Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn                                              Jan 2018

Featured Artist

 

“ Grow”  Group Exhibition- Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn                                  Jan 2018

Featured Artist, Curator

 

“Distortion” Fashion + Art Pop up show-  Ground Floor Gallery                           Jan 2018

Curator and Featured Designer at Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn

 

"Temporary Approximation" Group Art Show- Trestle workshop                        Nov 2017

Curator and Featured Artist at Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn

 

Experience

Design Intern- Bibhu Mohapatra - New York                                            May-Sept 2017

  Concept research, Color cards, Pattern, Backstage, Production

 

Finalist for the Designow Runway Competition- New York                             April 2017

  Showcase my collection at the competition

 

IKEA Workshop with Tom Dixon                                                    Mar 2017 – Mar 2017

Participate in a 4-day workshop to design new products & soft goods for IKEA. 
Work in groups to develop concepts to expand Dixon’s new ‘Delaktig’ line for IKEA. 
Experiment with the product to customize, adapt, add on, hack or co-create in their own way.

 

Shape the Invisible- Collaboration with Zara                                                   Jan 2017

  Create new garment using recycled clothing from previous season

 

Design Intern- Maiyet- New York                                                             Sept-Dec 2016

 Knitwear Research, Color Cards, Cutter Must, Production

 

Design Intern- Natalia Fedner- Womenswear- West Hollywood                         Aug 2016

  Machine knit swatches, Gauge swatch, Sew and fix knitted garments

 

Design Intern- Mizy. Me- Children wear- New York                                           June2016

Sample Development, Illustration, Tech Pack, Specs

 

Design Intern- Caraa Sports- handbag company- New York                     Oct- Dec 2015

Sample Development, Fabric& trims swatching

 

Volunteer Program- Eliv International Service- Cambodia                               May 2014

Interacted with local students and families during field trips

Built a house for families living in poverty
 

 

Skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, Tech Pack, Excel, Machine knitting, Web design

Fluent in Mandarin