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SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON BETH AMES SWARTZ

Selected Bibliography on Beth Ames Swartz:

Arizona/Women '75 (exhibition catalogue). Tucson, AZ: Tucson Art Museum, 1975.

"Art Explodes in Snowmass." Aspen Daily News, June 20, 1986, 9.

"Artist Brings Unique Vision to Charlotte Showing." Charlotte (NC) Jewish News, February 1992.

"Artists among Us: Beth Ames Swartz Speaks Out." Focus on Art (spring 1997): 15.

"Artist's Theme: Rebirth by Destruction." Volcano Gazette (Hilo, HI), June-July 1979, 4.

Austin, April. "Art's Longing for 'Connectedness.'" Christian Science Monitor, October 4, 1996, 10 (illus. in color of The Return: Charging the Species at the Eleventh Hour).

Avrutick, Sharon. "An Artist Looks at Her Heritage." Museum Magazine vol. 2, no. 4 (September-October 1981): n.p.

Azon, Gary. "Healing Art." Downtown Art, no. 339, (February 16-March 2, 1994): n.p.

Baigell, Matthew. "Art and Spirit: Kabbalah and Jewish-American Artists." Tikkun vol. 14, no.4, (July-August 1999): 59-61 (illus. in b&w of Shen Qi Series: the Cabalistic Scheme of the Four Worlds #5).

--------. "Spiritualism and Mysticism in Recent Jewish American Art." Ars Judaica (The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art (2006): 147.

Beaudin, Victoria. "Artist's Work Depicts Heavenly Inspiration." Scottsdale Daily Progress-Weekend, May 6, 1988, 19.

"Beth Ames Swartz, Inquiry Into Fire." Arizona Artist Magazine (fall 1977): 3-4.

Beth Ames Swartz, Inquiry Into Fire (exhibition catalog). Scottsdale, AZ: Scottsdale Center for the Arts, 1978. Introduction by Melinda Wortz.

"Beth Ames Swartz at Frank Marino Gallery." Artworld, February-March 1979, n.p.

"Beth Ames Swartz Calls Her New Series 'Trans-Illumination.'" Scottsdale Daily Progress, April 4, 1986, 33-34.

Beth Ames Swartz, 1982-1988: A Moving Point of Balance (exhibition catalog). Scottsdale, AZ: A Moving Point of Balance, Inc., 1988. Introduction by John Perreault.

"Beth Ames Swartz at Vanier." Where: Phoenix/Scottsdale, February 2000, 27. (illus. in color of Ten Sefiroth #1: Alizarin Crimson.).

Biennial 1979 (exhibition catalog). Phoenix: Phoenix Art Museum, March 9-April 8, 1979, 35-37, 64 (illus. in color Sedona, #23; illus. in b&w, Torah Scroll, #5).

Blumenthal, Carol. "From Gallery to Garden: The Greening of Art in New York." Whole Earth Dreams vol. 1, no. 2 (July 1991): 1-2.

Body and Soul: Contemporary Art and Healing (exhibition catalog). Lincoln, MA: DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, 1994. Introduction by Rachel Rosenfeld Lafo, Nicholas Capasso, and Sara Rehm Roberts.

Bradley-Waddell, Gremlyn. "Fire in the Desert." Camelback, February/March, 2006, 7-8. (illus. in color Beyond the visible world, When all is fed with light and heaven is bare, and The soul remembering its loneliness).

Brown, Carol Osman. "Artists 'Set up' Shop," Phoenix Gazette, March 10, 1963.

--------. "Artist Captures Creativity," Phoenix Gazette, December 12, 1964.

Bucklew, Joan. "Ten Artists in New Valley Group Display Their Work," The Arizona Republic (Phoenix) April 7, 1963, 18.

Carde, Margaret. "Balancing Act: Latest Work of Beth Ames Swartz Set in Quiet, Healing Environment." Phoenix Metro Magazine, May 1987, 68-70.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz: Celestial Visitations." Artspace vol. 12, no. 3 (summer 1988): 20-22.

--------. "Dreams for the Earth." Design Spirit (winter 1991): 36-42 (illus. in b&w of Reconciliation; Dreams for the Earth #1; In the Darkness Shall Be the Dancing; Feel the Earth Now; Are We Selling Out the Earth; and Costa Rica Guards Its Rain Forests).

Cecil, Sarah. "New York Reviews: Beth Ames Swartz." ARTnews vol. 81, no. 2 (February 1982): 174.

Cembalest, Robin. "The Ecological Art Explosion." ARTnews vol. 90, no. 6 (summer 1991): 96-105.

Chafee, Katharine. "The Fiery Art of Beth Ames Swartz." Straight Creek Journal (Boulder, CO) June 22, 1978, 1, 11.

Clurman, Irene. "10 Works of 10 Artists Reveal Vital Insights," Rocky Mountain News (Denver), July 17, 1977, 14.

--------. "On Fiber Work, Flapping Wings and Flamed and Frozen Paper." Rocky Mountain News (Now), March 25, 1979, 13.

--------. "Molded, Folded, Torn, Painted Works of Art." Rocky Mountain News (Now), May 20, 1979, 17.

Condon, Scott. "Woodbridge Hosts Artist's Experiment." Snowmass (CO) Sun, June 26, 1986, n.p.

Cooper, Evelyn S. "7 Transformative Paintings Aim for Heart, Not Head." The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), December 29, 1989, 2 (illus. in b&w of A Moving Point of Balance, Chakra #1).

Cortright, Barbara. "The Look of Nature, the Flow of Paint." Artweek, May 3, 1975, 4.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz: The Signatory Aspects of Prometheus." Artspace vol. 2, no. 2 (winter 1978) 10-16 (illus. in b&w of Fire as Ritual #1; Torah Scroll Fragments #1; Fire and Ice #1; Fire and Ice #2; Torah Scroll #4; The Fire and the Rose Are One #1; and Mica Transformation #1).

--------. "Fire as Process and Image." Artweek, February 25, 1978, 16.

Costa, Robert. "Beth Ames Swartz: Substantiating Belief." Cover Arts Magazine vol. 8, no. 3, (March 1994): 13 (illus. in b&w of And the lotos rose quietly, quietly).

--------. "Gold Standard: Beth Ames Swartz Surrenders to Beauty." Cover Arts Magazine vol. 12, no. 5, (May 1998): 41 (illus. in b&w of Shen Qi Series: The Cabalistic Scheme of the Four Worlds, #3).

"Creativity and the Artist." art.Life vol. 12 (1998-99 Annual Edition): key 117 (illus. in color of Shen Qi Series: the Cabalistic Scheme of the Four Worlds, #3).

Cushman, Jennifer. "Spiritual Art." Scottsdale Life (AZ) vol. 19, no. 9 (September 2001): 8-9 (illus. in color of States of Change, Eternity #6, upside down).

Deitch, Dr. Lew. "Aesthetics with a Philosophical Message." The ArtBook of the New West. Fall/Winter 2005-06.

Dicker, Kiana. "Art That Transforms: Mysticism Merges with Healing in Beth Ames Swartz's Canvases." Scottsdale (AZ) Progress, October 5, 1989, 17-18.

"Disorder Transforms Her Multimedia Art." Ketchum Roundup (Sun Valley, ID), August 21, 1980, 4-5.

Dixon, Michael. "A Search for the Spirit." Phoenix Home and Garden vol. 19, no. 3 (January 1999): 66-73 (illus. in color of Shen Qi Series: OM #3, Viridian and Shen Qi Series: the Cabalistic Scheme of the Four Worlds #1).

Donnell-Kotrozo, Carol. "Beth Ames Swartz." Arts Magazine vol. 54 (February 1980): 11.

--------. "Mixing Her Media Does the Trick for Beth Ames Swartz." Scottsdale (AZ) Progress-Weekend, February 1, 1980, 11.

--------. "Review." Art Express Magazine, November-December 1981, 52-3.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz, Elaine Horwitch Galleries." Artforum vol. 22 (November 1983): 84-85.

Douglas, Olivia W. "Beth Ames Swartz: E.M. Donahue." ARTnews vol. 93, no. 5 (May 1994): 161 (illus. in b&w of A White Light Still and Moving).

Durnford, Alice. "Works Capture Spirit of Jewish Women." Beaumont (TX) Journal, April 4, 1983, 6a.

Erlich, Robbie. "Beth Ames Swartz-Frank Marino Gallery." Arts Magazine vol. 53 (May 1979): 40.

The Fire and the Rose (exhibition catalog). Vanier Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ and Aspen International Art, Aspen, CO. Essay (Beth Ames Swartz: The Word in Paint) by John Perreault. 22pp. 20 colorplates.

The First Western States Biennial Exhibition (exhibition catalog). Denver: Western States Art Foundation, 1979. Introduction by Joshua C. Taylor (with illus. in color of Torah Scroll #4).

Fisher, Gail. "Beth Ames Swartz: Visual Storyteller." Scottsdale (AZ) Magazine vol. 26, no. 1 (September-October 2001): 38-39 (illus. in color of Om #1 (vermilion); Om Mani #5 (pale green); and States of Change #1).

Folliott, Sheila. "Expanding Powers." Artweek, March 19, 1983, 6.

Fressola, Michael J. "Fresh Visions in Art and Film: New Age Art at the Newhouse." Staten Island Advance, March 1, 1988.

--------. "'Moving Point' Stirs the Spirit." Staten Island Advance, March 26, 1989, E-1, E-3.

--------. "With the end of irony, comes an unexpected opportunity." Staten Island Advance, November 2, 2002, E-1.

Gablik, Suzi. The Reenchantment of Art. Thames and Hudson: New York, 1991, 155-57.

Gadon, Elinor W. The Once and Future Goddess: A Symbol for Our Time. New York: Harper and Row, 1989, 245-46; 248.

"Gallery." Art Express, November-December 1981, 52-53.

Gamwell, Lynn, ed. Dreams 1900-2000. Bingamton, NY: Cornell University Press, 2000, 280 (illus. in b&w of Colly's Dream #1).

Glendale Exhibition of the Circle Catalogue (exhibition catalog). Glendale, AZ: Glendale Art Society., 1975. Introduction by Marlan J. Miller.

Hait, Pam. "Women and Art: A Retrospective." National Forum, (fall 1981): 16.

Hale, Douglas. "Teachers Open Gallery," The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), March 3, 1963, C 18.

Hardaway, Francine. "The Valley's Gift to the World." New Times (Phoenix), August 26-September 1, 1981, 27.

Heinberg, Richard. "Cloning the Buddha." The Quest vol. 87, no. 4 (July-August 1999): 59-61 (illus. in b&w of The Return: Encountering the Spiral at the Eleventh Hour).

Henderson, Barbara. "Beth Ames Swartz," A Magazine of Fine Arts vol. 2, no. 15 (April 1976): 34-41.

Hirschl, Melissa. "Beth Ames Swartz treads 'paths of wisdom,'" Jewish News of Greater Phoenix, January 10, 2003, 18-19 (with illustrations in color of Visible Reminders: After Light and Israel Revisited: Bethlehem #1).

Horwitz, Barbara. "Jewish Artist Expresses Healing Experience." Jewish United Fund News June 1999, 22.

Inquiry into Fire: Beth Ames Swartz (exhibition catalog). Scottsdale Center for the Arts: Scottsdale, AZ, 1979: 28 pp. Introduction by Melinda Wortz.

Israel Revisited: Beth Ames Swartz (exhibition catalog). Scottsdale, AZ: Beth Ames Swartz, 1981: 40 pp. Introduction by Harry Rand.

James, Anne Michael. "Art Explodes in Snowmass," Aspen (CO) Daily News, June 20, 1986.

--------. "Art as Healing: Ancient Purpose Remembered." Choice and Connections '88 and '89. Boulder, CO: Human Potential Resources, Inc., 1987.

J.B. "Little Theatre Exhibits Swartz." A Magazine for the Fine Arts, March 12, 1967, 10.

Jennings, Jan. "Artist Aims for Emotional Responses." (San Diego) Tribune, May 8, 1986, C-1, C-6.

Joysmith, Toby. "Beth Ames Swartz." Mexico City News, March 1970, n.p.

Katherine, Anna. "Four Elements Become Artist's Ritualistic Style." Albuquerque Journal, July 3, 1983.

--------. "Exploration of Elemental Forces: Beth Ames Swartz." ARTlines vol. 5, no. 8 (October 1983): 16-17.

Kingsley, April. "West Meets East." Newsweek, August 20, 1979: 79.

Klein, Eleanore. "The Friendly Universe of Beth Ames Swartz." Today's Arizona Woman, January 1990, 28-29.

Krapes, Shelley. "A Painter's Way with Paper." Fiberarts vol. 9 (July-August 1982): 19-20.

Landman, Roberta. "At Home with Beth Ames Swartz." Phoenix Home and Garden vol. 29, no. 11 (September 2000): 62-63.

"Last." ArtBook of the New West, issue 10 (Spring/Summer, 2004): 96.

Lawson, Kyle. "Artist Fires Creative Elements," Phoenix Gazette NE, March 19,, 1980, 10-11.

Lippard, Lucy. Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory. London: Pantheon Books, 1983, 266-67.

Lilth vol. 27, no. 1 (spring 2002): illus in color on front cover of Night Vision, #8).

Locke, Donald. "Beth Ames Swartz at Elaine Horwitch, Scottsdale, Arizona." Artspace vol. 4, no. 2 (winter 1980): 44-45.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz at Elaine Horwitch Galleries, Santa Fe." Artspace vol. 7, no. 3 (summer 1983): 76.

Lugo, Mark-Elliott. "Tradition is Exhibit 'Journey's' Point of Departure." (San Diego) Tribune, April 10, 1986.

McEntire, Frank. Dreams and Shields: Spiritual Dimensions in Contemporary Art (exhibition catalog). Salt Lake City: Salt Lake Art Center, 1992, 34-35, 90, 118-19.

McKinnon, Karen. "Beth Ames Swartz Brings Rebirth to Her Work by Daring Destruction." New Mexico Independent (Albuquerque), March 31, 1978, 1, 8.

Maietta, Vince. "Creative Business Techniques Keep Area Artists from Starving." Business Journal (Phoenix), April 24, 1989, 21, 24 (illus. in color of A Moving Point of Balance, Chakras #2, #3, #4, and #7).

Marvel, Bill. "A Move to Edge U.S. Art Focus Towards the Pacific." Smithsonian Magazine April 1979: 115.

Maschal, Richard. "Between Fire and Earth, Beth Ames Swartz Finds Art." The Charlotte (NC) Observer, February 9, 1992.

Miles, Candice St. Jacques. "The Art of Beth Ames Swartz: A Connective Manifesto." Arizona Magazine (weekly supplement to The Arizona Republic, Phoenix), April 21, 1985, 12-13, 16-17.

Miller, Jim. "A Painter's Picture of Perfect Health." The University of Calgary Gazette, June 12, 1985.

Miller, Marlan J. "Introduction," Glendale Exhibition of the Circle Catalogue.

Miller, Wendy. "Breathing New Life into Old Words: Chinese Poets inspire PV artist Beth Ames Swartz." The Arizona Valley Chronical, v.1, no.6, February 13-26, 2008, 10 (illus. in color of Evening near Serpent River).

Mills, J. "Earthflows at Attitudes." Denver Post, April 11, 1976.

Montini, Ed. "Layers, Pieces of Art and History Merge into a Lifetime's Work." The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), October 5, 1980, G 1.

Mountain Astrologer, vol. 10, no. 5 (August-September 1997): 77 (illus. in color on front cover of A Moving Point of Balance: Chakra #2 - Reproduction).

"'A Moving Point of Balance' at the Multicultural Arts Gallery." San Diego Metropolitan, April 1986, n.p.

"A Moving Point of Balance." Aspen (CO) Flyer, July 18, 1986, n.p.

Nelson, Mary Carroll. "Beth Ames Swartz." Artists of the Rockies and the Golden West vol. 6, no. 4 (fall 1979): 60-63.

--------. Connecting: The Art of Beth Ames Swartz. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1984. (135 pp. 41 color plates; 12 black and white plates.) Introduction by Harry Rand.

"Newsroom of the Republic Quite 'Arty.'" The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), March 31, 1963, 18.

Noriyuki, Duane. "Multi-Media Show at Woodbridge." Aspen (CO) Times, June 19, 1986, 11-B.

Paperworks: A National Invitational (exhibition catalog). Spokane, WA: Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum and Eastern Washington State Historical Society, April 20-May 20, 1984 (illus. in b&w of Rock Form series works).

Perlman, Barbara. "Gallery Hopping," Arizonian, November 24, 1967, 21-22.

--------. "Artist Charts New Beginnings in Work," Scottsdale (AZ) Daily Progress, June 15, 1977, 42.

--------. "Rites of Fire and Transformation." Arizona Arts and Lifestyle vol. 1, no. 4 (winter 1980): 34-41.

--------. "Arizona: Varied, Energetic and Exciting." ARTnews, vol. 79, no. 10 (December 1980): 148-149.

--------. "Arizona's Surprising Women Artists." Arizona Arts and Lifestyle vol. 3, no. 4 (winter 1982): 28-30.

--------. "Courage and Change." Arizona Arts and Travel March/April 1984: 35-38.

Perreault, John. "Western Omelet." Soho Weekly News (New York), July 26, 1979.

--------. "Impressions of Arizona." Art in America, vol. 69, no. 4 (April 1981): 35-45.

--------. "Just Deserts." Soho Weekly News (New York), October 13, 1981, 49.

--------. "The Transformative Vision: A Critic Analyzes the Spiritual Impulse that Informs Great Art and a Contemporary Exhibition." Design Spirit vol.2, no.1 (winter-spring, 1990): 15-19.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz to the Rescue." NYArts vol. 7, no. 4, (April 2002) 22-3. NYArts Magazine. http://www.nyartsmagazine.com/64/swartz.htm).

Peterson, William. "Show's Paintings by Beth Ames Swartz Address Special Moments of Life." New Mexican Independent (Albuquerque), September 17, 1976, n.p.

--------. "Reviews: Beth Ames Swartz." Artspace vol. 1, no. 1 (fall 1976): 33.

--------. "Reviews: of 'Ten Take Ten' Exhibition at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center" Artspace vol. 3, no. 1 (fall 1977): 38-39.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz at Bob Tomlinson Gallery." Artspace vol. 3, no. 1 (fall 1977), n.p.

Petrovsky, Fred. "Beth Ames Swartz: On the Cutting Edge." Scottsdale Scene, May 1984, 68-71 (illus. in color of Aurora Borealis #7; Journey to the Upper World; and Aurora Borealis #4).

Potkonjak, Marija. "House of Art." East Valley Tribune: At home, May 12, 2007, Cover, 8-9.

--------. "Kabbalah followers feel its mystical power." (Scottsdale) Tribune, January 13, 2003, D1, D3 (illustration in color of Ten Sefiroth #3 (cadmium yellow medium) and eight Tree of Life paintings).

Presti, Lorinda Lo and Vichules, Ruth. "Trial by Fire." Woman Image Now. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona: 1980.

Price, Max. "Colliding Forces Work to Create Excitement." Denver Post, July 22, 1983, n.p.

"Prints and Photographs Published - Beth Ames Swartz: A Story for the Eleventh Hour." Print Collector's Newsletter vol. 26, no. 3, July-August 1995, 106-107.

Pyne, Lynn. "Beth Ames Swartz: New and Glittering." The Phoenix Gazette, March 10, 1984, 6, 12, 33.

--------. "Artist Approaches Life from a Different Angle." The Phoenix Gazette, April 20, 1988.

Quest vol. 85, no. 6 (June 1997): 3, (illus. in color on front cover of The Return: Charging the Species at the Eleventh Hour and illus. in color on back cover of The Return: Encountering the Spiral at the Eleventh Hour).

Rand, Harry. "Some Notes on the Recent Work of Beth Ames Swartz." Arts Magazine vol. 56 (September 1981): 92-96.

Raven, Arlene. "Beth Ames Swartz: A Story for the Eleventh Hour." Village Voice, February 16-March 2, 1994, pp. 88-89.

Reed, Mary Lou. Beth Ames Swartz's Stylistic Development: 1960-1980 (Master's thesis). Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University, 1981.

--------. "A Vital Connection: Artist and Topography." Woman's Art Journal vol. 2, no. 2 (fall-winter 1981-1982): 42-45.

Regan, Margaret. "Old with the New." Tucson Weekly, vol. 23 no. 47 (January 18-24, 2007). Tucson Weekly. http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/old-with-the-new/Content?oid=1086596.

Reminders of Invisible Light. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2002 (156 pp., 90 colorplates, 34 black-and-white illus.). Essays by David S. Rubin and Arlene Raven.

"Reminders of Invisible Light." Phoenix Art Museum Members Magazine, March-May, 2000, 13 (illus. in color of Israel Revisited: Hazor #1).

"Reminders of Invisible Light: The Art of Beth Ames Swartz, 1960-2001." Phoenix Art Museum Members Magazine, March-May, 2002, 11 (illus. in color of Mica Transformation, #3; States of Change, Ten Sefiroth #4 pale gray; and Visible Reminders, One Day).

Revelations: The Transformative Impulse in Recent Art (exhibition catalog). Aspen, CO: Aspen Art Museum, 1989. Essay by John Perreault (llus. in color of Return of the Chalice #2).

"Review." Art World, October 1981, 5.

Rigberg, Lynn. "Beth Ames Swartz at Elaine Horwitch Galleries, Scottsdale." Artspace vol. 6, no. 3 (summer 1982): 73.

Rothschild, John D. A Story for the Eleventh Hour (exhibition catalog). New York: E. M. Donahue, 1994. Introduction by Berta Sichel.

--------. Beth Ames Swartz: The Lotus as Metaphor (exhibition catalog). Scottsdale, AZ: Joy Tash Gallery, 1995.

--------. Beth Ames Swartz: States of Change. Essay. Scottsdale, AZ: Vanier Galleries on Marshall Way, 2000.

--------, ed. The Word in Paint: Paintings by Beth Ames Swartz. Tempe AZ: Arizona State University, 2008. Essays by Donald Kuspit and John D. Rothschild.

Rubin, David S. "In Search of the Shekinah." Artweek vol. 13 (February 13, 1982) 3,6.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz" in The Olympian Spirit." Long Beach: Senior Eye Gallery, 1984, n.p.

Sacred Spaces (exhibition catalog). Ronkonkoma, NY: SunStorm Arts Publishing for Chelsea Center, Muttontown, NY, 1991. Essay by Roxana Marcoci (illus. in color of Healing Our Sacred Wounds #1).

Samuels, Michael. "Art as a Healing Force." Alternative Therapies vol. 1, no. 4 (September 1995): 38-40.

Savini, Marcos. "Arte vestida de verde." Jornal de Brasilia (Distrito Federal), May 3, 1992, 6-7.

Schoonover, Joshua. Phoenix Magazine, (February 2009): 50 (illus. in color of Evening near Serpent River).

Seidel, Miriam. "The Wounded Healer." New Art Examiner vol. 20, no. 8 (April 1993): 32.

--------. "Beth Ames Swartz at E.M. Donahue." Art in America vol. 20, no. 8 (November 1994): 131 (illus. in color of The Return: Encountering the Spiral of Life).

--------. Beth Ames Swartz: The Shen Qi Series (exhibition catalog). New York, NY: Donahue/Sosinski Art, 1997.

--------. The Hidden Garden: Three artists explore Kabbalah (exhibition catalog). Philadelphia. PA: The Borowsky Gallery, 2005.

Smith, Craig. "The Dressed Altar, the Lifting Light." Pasatiempo (The Santa Fe New Mexican's Weekly Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture), July 5-11, 2002, 10-11 (illus. In color of All Things and There Is a Time).

Snyder, Jodie. "Fine Art as Healing Art: Valley Artist Hopes Work Helps Cancer Patients." The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), January 12, 1998, A-1, A-8 (illus. in color of Shen Qi Series: The Cabalistic Scheme of the Four Worlds, #1).

Stevens, Lianne. "Viewers Get the Picture at San Diego Art Experience." Los Angeles Times, April 19, 1986.

Susser, Deborah Sussman. "Beth Ames Swartz." ARTnews vol. 105, no. 6 (June 2006): 131 (illus. in color of of The lonely light, an image of mysterious wisdom).

--------. "Art in the family." Jewish News of Greater Phoenix, March 10, 2006, S-24-27 (illus. in color of All the birds have flown up and gone, The soul remembering its loneliness, and All thought becomes an image).

Szeremy, Eniko. "Of Introspection and Airbrushes." Rocky Mountain Journal vol. 26, no. 29 (April 7, 1976): 43.

Ten Take Ten (exhibition catalog). Colorado Springs: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1977, 27-29 (illus. in b&w of Cabala Series: Aleph #1 and Cabala Series: Bayt #2).

Tropiano, Dolores. "PV artist's new show represents renewal." The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), February 2, 2006 (illus. in b&w of The birds have vanished down the sky).

Villani, John Carlos. "Beth Ames Swartz." ARTnews vol. 101 no. 51 (May 2002): 75-6.

--------. "Three's a Charm." The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), February 3, 2002, E-3 (illus. in color of The lotos rose quietly, quietly and In My End Is My Beginning).

Visible Reminders (exhibition catalog). Scottsdale, AZ: Vanier Galleries, February 7-March 2, 2002 (illus. in color of Strong Light; Perceived Light; Pattern Discerned; Fallen Spark; and Muted Light).

Walton, Kelly. "With Love, From Beth: Art That Heals." CityLife (Scottsdale, AZ), March 14, 1984, 34.

Walton, Kelly. "Beth Ames Swartz to Open New Show at Elaine Horwitch Gallery." CityLife (Scottsdale, AZ), March 26, 1986, 35.

Werner, Cathianne. "Artist Beth Ames Swartz Basks in Acclaim and Arizona Sun." Paradise Valley Independent, AZ: At Home in Paradise, spring 2002, 34-35, 57 (illus. in color of Listen).

Whitney, Fitzgerald. "Feminine Spirituality in Judaism." Los Angeles Times, May 15, 1982, Part II, 5.

Willette, Jeanne. "Beth Ames Swartz." ArtScene, July/August, 2009. ArtScene. http://artscenecal.com/ArticlesFile/Articles0709a/BASwartzA.html. Beth Ames Swartz. http://www.bethamesswartz.com/reviews/LA_ArtScene09.htm.

Williams, Michael J. "Gaslamp Mirrors a 'Point of Balance.'" Uptown, April, 1986.

Wilson, Mike. "Buddha, Saint of the Christian Church." The Quest vol. 86, no. 11 (winter 1998): 30 (illus. in b&w of A White Light Still and Moving).

"Work of Beth Ames Swartz." The Phoenix Gazette November 1970, n.p.

Wortz, Melinda. "The Fire and the Rose." ARTnews vol. 77 (April 1978): 112.

--------. Tradition in Transition (exhibition catalog). Irvine, CA: Fine Arts Gallery, University of California, Irvine, January 21-February 20, 1982, 1-8 (illus. in color of Israel Revisited, Safed #1 and illus. in b&w, Israel Revisited, The Red Sea #1).

Yearwood, Pauline Dubkin. "Art That Heals: Kabbalah Images Enhance Artist's Abstract Works." Chicago Jewish News, May 14-20, 1999, 4-5.

Young, Joseph. "Beth Ames Swartz: On a New Journey." Scottsdale (AZ)Daily Progress-Weekend, March 16, 1984, 15-16.

Zelenko, Lori Simmons. "Vernissage." LiOfficiel/USA Holiday (fall 1979): 28-30.


Video

The New Art of the American West. New York: Dick Young Productions, 1979. Features six artists included in The First Western States Biennial.

An Odyssey. Misdee Chauncey, producer. Channel 10 TV, Phoenix, October 1980. Ten minute color film documenting Israel Revisited.

Inside Creative Minds #20. Phoenix: Tray Goodman, 2009. Five-and-a-half minute video interviewing Beth Ames Swartz. Phoenix Art Space. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o65PUYtJXl8 or http://www.phoenixartspace.com/icm/.