Bev Butkow was a born in Johannesburg. She is an artist with a background in accounting, she started making art in her early 40’s. The artist is currently pursuing her Masters in Fine Arts at Wits University. Butkow lives and works in Johannesburg, with her studio located at the Bag Factory Artists’ Studios.
Recognition includes being featured in 2018 Joburg Art Fair’s list of “Africa’s top 20 new and exciting talent” as well as winning a Merit Award in the 2015 SA Taxi Foundation Art Award. Since her solo exhibition in 2015, she has exhibited at the Cape Town; Joburg; Turbine Art Fair and the National Arts Festival. Deeply committed to social engagement and education, she co-founded a library in Limpopo and sits on the board of 11 schools.
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