Born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1975, Beth Davila Waldman pursued her career in the arts initially at Wellesley College where she launched her current practice with a senior sculptural thesis entitled “Transposing Time and Culture: Personal and Abstract Interpretations of Inca and Pre-Incan Artwork”. She continued her commitment to exploring site as her conceptual focus at SFAI from 2003 to 2005. Her work was recognized early on by the San Francisco Art Institute community with the 2004 annual Harold E. Weiner Memorial Sculpture Award.
Beth has been awarded residencies at 18th Street Art Residency, Kala Art Institute, Playa Institute, and EditionBasel in Basel, Switzerland. In 2019, her work was featured at a satellite art fair during the 2019 Hong Kong Art Basel Week and she presented her work along with David Maisel for 18th Annual Photo Alliance Lecture Series at the San Francisco Art Institute’s Osher Lecture Hall. Most recently, Beth’s work was part of a group exhibition the de Young OPEN at the San Francisco based de Young Museum.