About

Beck’s work reminds us that dream space is another geography, besides the artist’s studio, where nudity is right at home.
Jonathan Kamholtz, AEQAI

Martin Beck is a noted artist who received two New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowships (1994, 2000).   Beck received a BFA from SUNY Buffalo in 1986 and an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1992.

Martin Beck’s solo exhibitions include the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ; and the Birke Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.

Group exhibitions include New Directions 2018 at Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY; Art and Fear at The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau, MO; Art Connections 13 at George Segal Gallery, Montclair, NY;  ViewPoints 2018 at Studio Montclair Gallery, Montclair NJ; FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art at Reese Museum, Johnson City, TN; MMMart, medana.art pomlad 2009, Medana, Slovenia; La Linea Dibujos Contemporaneos, Museo de Art Moderno de la Republica Dominica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and X-Sightings, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Beck’s exhibitions have been reviewed in ArtPapers, The New York Times, The Sunday Star Ledger and has also been featured in American Artist, (July 1999).

Martin Beck’s work will be included in the publication International Drawing Annual 13. Manifest Press, Cincinnati.  His exhibitions have been reviewed in The New York Times, The Sunday Star Ledger and has also been featured in American Artist, (July 1999).

Beck’s work is included in numerous private collections in New York, Pittsburg, Lexington and Los Angeles.  Public Collections include Carnegie Mellon Library, Museo de Art Moderno de la República Dominica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and MMMart, Medana, Slovenia.

Martin Beck has taught at Centre College, Danville. KY, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, and Educational Alliance, New York, NY.  He lives and works in Lexington, KY.