Beverly Semmes believes that clothes are powerful because they can define who one is. Her pieces reflect femininity and puts emphasis on the female body. Semmes is an internationally recognized artist who has been displaying her installations since 1990. She is also a professor at the New York University and Pratt Institute.
What makes her art stand out is the fact that she makes jumbo sized apparel and hangs them eloquently on display. She is able to take a simple object such as a dress and add dimension and height to it, which gives it an intriguing appeal. It is also important to note her use of colors and designs that she chooses when fabricating the garments. Beverly Semmes' art exudes femininity and magnifies the obsession that many women have with high-fashion couture.