A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Breverman has exhibited
in New York, Toronto, London, Amsterdam, Oslo, Paris, Bologna,
Moscow, Basel, Barcelona, Crakow, Belgrade, Rome, Milan, Vienna,
Honolulu, Tokyo, Caracas, and Rio de Janeiro. He has had eighty-four
solo exhibitions. His works are in the collections of the Museum
of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum, the Whitney Museum and
the Jewish Museum and the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.;
The British Museum, London; and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
He received grants and awards from the Tiffany Foundation in 1962,
the Netherlands Government in 1965, the New York State Council
on the Arts (CAPS) in 1972, the National Endowment for the Arts
in 1974 and 1980, and the American Academy/National Institute
of Arts and Letters, New York in 1980 and 1981.
the U.S., he participated in International Print Biennales in
England, Norway, Spain, Taiwan, China, Japan, Finland, Poland,
Bulgaria, Italy, Germany, Egypt, Thailand, and Turkey. Breverman
has taught and been a visiting artist at Ohio University, Illinois
State, Michigan, Indiana, Skidmore, Maryland Institute, William
and Mary, Oxford University’s Ruskin School, England, Pont Aven
School of Art, France, and Jagiellonian University, Poland.
A member of the National Academy since 1993, he received the Ralph
Fabri Prize in 1993; the Leo Meissner Prize in 1995; the 1st Benjamin
Altman Figure Painting Prize in 1999 and the Adolph and Clara
Obrig Prize in Painting in 2001. In 2003 he received the Distinguished
Teaching of Art Award from the College Art Association. He is
SUNY Distinguished Professor of Art at the University at Buffalo.