BORN:
1957
San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION:

1983 Portland School of Art, Maine

UPCOMING EXHIBIT 

2018   Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017 Trees Place Gallery, Orleans, MA

2016 ”Out of the Silence” 2018

2014 Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

 

2013 “Tyranny of Beauty”, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art

2011  New Paintings. The Vault Gallery, Cambria, California.

  1. New Work by Mark Beck, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
    2012  San Luis Obispo Museum of Art: Mark Beck Painting Live

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2011 New Paintings, The Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

            New Work, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2010 Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2008 Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 J. Cacciola Gallery, NY, NY

2006 Exhibit 208, Silent Monuments, Albuquerque, NM

2005 Cline Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

2004 Bakers eld Museum of Art, Bakers eld, CA Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

2003 J. Cacciola Gallery, NY, NY
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2002 Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

2001 J. Cacciola Gallery, NY, NY
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2000 Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

1999 J. Cacciola Gallery, NY, NY
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

The Arts Fund Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA Solo Exhibit Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

1998 Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
 

1997 Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
             Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

1996 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

1995 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA

1994 Mendenhall Gallery

1993 Gallery Hanku, Osaka Japan
Just Looking Gallery, San Luis Obispo, California

Mendenhall Gallery

1992 Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

1991 Diane Nelson Gallery

1990 California State University, Julian A. McPhee Gallery, San Luis Obispo, California Diane Nelson Gallery

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Songs of the Final Raindrop - Out of the Silence, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

A Singular Approack, Tree Place Gallery

2015 National Hispanic Cultural Center, Santa Fe , NM
#WishYouWereHere, Summer Group Exhibition, Sue Greenwood Fine Art,

Laguna Beach, CA

2010 “Painting From Life” the works of Mark Beck, Brian O’Connor and Leo Neufeld. Sponsored by the City of Albuquerque. Opening May 13- June 25th at the South Broadway Cultural Center.
The 2010 Los Angeles Art Show

2009 “24 Square”, Exhibit at Tom Paul Fine Art, Beverly Hills, California LA Art Show, Los Angeles Convention Center

Santa Barbara Individual Artists Award, Santa Barbara, California
The Santa Barbara Individual Artists Awards, “Re ections and Projections” show, on display in Santa Barbara, California, Channing Peake Gallery.

2008 Toronto International Art Fair, Canada; LA Art Show, Santa Monica California.

2007 LA Art Show at Barker Hangar, Los Angeles, CA J. Cacciola Gallery, Winter Group Show

US Artists, Philadelphia

2006 Chicago Art
J. Cacciola Summer Group Show

US Artists

2005 J. Cacciola Gallery US Artists

2004 Chicago Art at the Navy Pier
Klaudia Marr Gallery, Realism Invitational, Santa Fe, New Mexico US Artists

2003 Albuquerque Museum, 11th Annual Juried “Albuquerque Contemporary” Millicent Rogers Museum. 14th Annual Juried Portrait Show, Taos, NM Peter Blake Gallery, 10th Anniversary Show
Vault Gallery

2002 Peter Blake Gallery Vault Gallery

1999 Long Beach Museum of Art, “Under One Roof” group show with Robert Cottingham, Long Beach, CA

Peter Blake Gallery Vault Gallery

1997 Santa Barbara Printmakers Association - Juried Show, Honorable Mention.

1996 Pasadena Twin Palms Gallery, California, “The Pasadena Bridge Show featuring

Mark Beck and Richard Bunkell.”

1994 Diane Nelson Gallery “Three California Realists” LA Art EXPO

1993 Chicago Art at the Navy Pier LA Art EXPO

1992 Tokyo International Art Show, Tokyo
1990 Diane Nelson Gallery

PUBLICATIONS
2009
Painting featured in HBO’s “In Treatment” with Gabriel Byrne, Painting titled “Truro

Barns” used in two episodes - April.

2008 Marin Magazine - Extraordinary Living, Cover of Magazine - Painting: “Cape Wind-Well eet”, June

2007 American Art Collector Magazine, December

2006 American Art Collector Magazine, July

2005 Coast Magazine, April. Collector Barclay Butera Interior Design featuring Mark Beck paintings, pg. 88.

Country Home Magazine, Sept. Hollywood Sequel, A Vintage Los Angeles Home becomes an elegant backdrop...” pgs. 73-75.
Better Homes and Gardens, April, The West Coast Collector, page 152

2004 Southwest Art Magazine, Dec., cover story, The Homing Instinct: Painting Houses and Other Structures Allows Mark Beck to Comment on the Human Condition, by Editor Bonnie Ganglehoff. Pgs. 92-95.

2003 Crosswinds Weekly, Albuquerque, NM, August 14, pg. 26, Art Scene review by L. Polisar.

Albuquerque Journal, August 17, page F6, Art Review by Wesley Pulkka. Albuquerque Alibi, August 21, pg. 25, Art Review by Steven Robert Allen. Metropolitan Home Magazine, Della Robia Italia, ad campaign, May

2002 Metropolitan Home Magazine, Della Robia Italia, ad campaign, May. Featured painting: “Industrial Building.”

2001 Southwest Art Magazine, March issue. - Named “Top Contemporary Realist” with feature article.

1999 Coast Magazine, Cover, May. Featured painting on Cover: “House by the Sea.”

1997 Los Angeles Times, (with TV series NYPD Blue) December 8. Interview with Director Paris Barclay. Barclay requested permission to lm a painting he owns of Beck’s for his TV series nale and was photographed with this painting for the LA Times interview. Featured painting: “Remote Facility.”

1996 Pasadena Magazine, cover, Winter Issue and Art Review of Twin Palms show, Pasadena Bridge. Painting: “Contemplating Suicide Bridge.”

1992 Orange County Magazine, June issue. Feature article “Spectacular Homes of Orange County,” Painting: “Industrial Building.”

AWARDS
1999
First Place, Painting, Santa Barbara Arts Fund Individual Artists Award, juried

competition
1974 First Place, Painting, Bank of America Achievement Award 


PUBLICATIONS
 

Marin Magazine - Extraordinary Living, June 2008, Cover of Magazine - Painting: "Cape Wind- Wellfleet"
American Art Collector Magazine, December 2007 Issue and July 2006 Issue
Coast Magazine, April 2005 Issue. Collector Barclay Butera Interior Design featuring Mark Beck paintings, pg. 88.
Country Home Magazine, Sept. 2005 issue. Hollywood Sequel, A Vintage Los Angeles Home becomes an elegant backdrop…” pgs. 73-75.
Southwest Art Magazine, Dec. 2004 issue, cover story, The Homing Instinct: Painting Houses and Other Structures Allows Mark Beck to Comment on the Human Condition, by Editor Bonnie Ganglehoff. Pgs. 92-95.
Crosswinds Weekly, Albuquerque, NM, August 14, 2003, pg. 26, Art Scene review by L. Polisar.
Albuquerque Journal, August 17, 2003, page F6, Art Review by Wesley Pulkka.
Albuquerque Alibi, August 21, 2003, pg. 25, Art Review by Steven Robert Allen.
Southwest Art Magazine, March 2001 issue. - Named "Top Contemporary Realist" with feature article.
Metropolitan Home Magazine, Della Robia Italia, ad campaign, May 2003, May 2002, Issues. Featured painting: "Industrial Building."
Coast Magazine, Cover, May 1999 Issue. Featured painting on Cover: "House by the Sea."
Los Angeles Times, (with TV series NYPD Blue) December 8, 1997. Interview with Director Paris Barclay. Barclay requested permission to film a painting he owns of Beck's for his TV series finale and was photographed with this painting for the LA Times interview. Featured painting: "Remote Facility."
Pasadena Magazine, cover, Winter 1996 Issue and Art Review of Twin Palms show, Pasadena Bridge. Painting: "Contemplating Suicide Bridge."
Orange County Magazine, June 1992 issue. Feature article "Spectacular Homes of Orange County," Painting: "Industrial Building."
Better Homes and Gardens, April 2005 Issue- The West Coast Collector, page 152
Painting featured in HBO's "In Treatment" with Gabriel Byrne, Painting titled "Truro Barns" used in two episodes - April 2009.



AWARDS
 

First Place, Painting, Santa Barbara Arts Fund Individual Artists Award, juried competition, 1999
First Place, Painting, Bank of America Achievement Award, 1974