Beatrice Riese (1917-2004) was a creator of abstract patterns and designs. Her work has been exhibited at the Krannert Art Museum, Urban, IL; A.I.R. Gallery, NYC; Pleiades Gallery, NYC; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, and Ambiente Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL, and the Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN. She is a member of American Abstract Arts where she has served as president.