Eve Aschheim

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Eve Aschheim (born 1958) is an American painter.

A native of New York City, Aschheim lived in California and Singapore as a girl.[1] She studied art at the University of California, Berkeley, where she received her BA in 1984; in 1987 she received her MFA at the University of California, Davis. In 2003 she became director of the Visual Arts Program at Princeton University,[2] where she began teaching in 1991.[3] During her career she has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Elizabeth Foundation, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and she has been awarded the Purchase Award and the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award, both from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.[2] She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2012.[1] In 2017 she was elected an Academician of the National Academy of Design.[4] Aschheim's paintings and drawings are abstract and heavily geometric.[5][3][6] Three of her works, including one formerly owned by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, are in the collection of the National Gallery of Art,[7][8][9] while six are owned by the Museum of Modern Art.[10] Her work is also in the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami.[11]

Aschheim is married to John Yau, with whom she has a child. They live in Manhattan.[2]


  1. ^ a b "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation | Eve Aschheim". Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Eve Aschheim New Drawings (07-08)". www.skidmore.edu. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Eve Aschheim". Lewis Center for the Arts. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Visual Arts faculty member Eve Aschheim joins National Academy Class of 2017". Lewis Center for the Arts. Nov 20, 2017. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  5. ^ "Eve Aschheim - Archive - Bookstein Projects". www.booksteinprojects.com. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  6. ^ "Eve Aschheim". Lannan Foundation. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "XYZ". Nga.gov. 2013-12-27. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  8. ^ "Split Infinitive". www.nga.gov. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  9. ^ "Untitled (Circular)". www.nga.gov. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  10. ^ "Eve Aschheim | MoMA". The Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  11. ^ "Eve Aschheim – Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami". Retrieved May 16, 2019.