Vitae

Selected Exhibitions
asterix * indicates solo or two-person
2019
Lexington Art League, Martin Beck and Brandon Smith: The Present of Things Past. Lexington, KY
*M S Rezny Gallery, pal•imp•sests:bearing traces of an earlier form. Lexington, KY
Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Chautauqua Exhibition on the theme of Truths and Consequences.Richmond, KY
University of North Carolina, Asheville, Drawing Discourse: 10th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing. Asheville, NC. Catalogue
2018
*ARC Gallery, pal•imp•sests:bearing traces of an earlier form, 11/28-12/22. Chicago, IL
Site:Brooklyn, Mixed Media. Brooklyn, NY
Moon Gallery, Berry College, Blot. Mt. Berry, GA
Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Figure Study- Hidden Story. Healdsburg, CA.
Larkin Arts, National Juried Show. Harrisonburg, VA
Lexington Art League, The League: Members Exhibition. Lexington, KY.
Barrett Art Center, New Directions 2018. Poughkeepsie, NY.
ARC Gallery, Pride and Prejudice. Chicago, IL
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, 5th Annual Living Mark Exhibition. Portland, OR
The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Art and Fear. Cape Girardeau, MO
Studio Montclair Gallery, ViewPoints 2018. Montclair, NJ
2017
Purdue University Galleries, Drawing Resurfaced II. West Lafayette, IN. Catalogue
George Segal Gallery, Art Connections 13. Montclair, NJ
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Chasing Ghosts II: Art that Pierces the Veil through remembrance, legacy, and beyond. Portland, OR
Reece Museum, FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art. Johnson City, TN. Catalogue
Manifest Gallery, Nude. Cincinnati, OH
TAG Gallery, CA Open 2017. Los Angeles, CA. Catalogue
Lexington Art League, Demographically Speaking. Lexington, KY
2016
*Mill and Max Gallery, Figure Drawing: Two Views. Lexington, KY
*Lexington Art League, Fourth Friday: A Figure Study. Lexington, KY
Zephyr Gallery, Drawn to Bodies. Louisville, KY
Palette Gallery, Bodies. Asbury Park, NJ
2009
The Santa Monica Museum of Art, Incognito. Santa Monica, CA
MMMart, medana.art pomlad 2009. 4/18- 4/25. Medana, Slovenia
2008
The Santa Monica Museum of Art, Incognito. Santa Monica, CA
University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Studio Arts Faculty Exhibition. Pittsburgh, PA
2007
The Santa Monica Museum of Art, Incognito. Santa Monica, CA
2006
Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, 100% Centennial, Pittsburgh, PA
2005
Allegheny College Penelec-Bowman-Megahan Art Galleries, 8-Hour Drawings. Meadeville, PA.
2004
Artists Image Resource, The War Room. Pittsburgh, PA
2001
*Chamot Gallery, Modern Romance. Jersey City, NJ
2000
Hunterdon Museum of Art, New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition. Clinton, NJ. Catalogue
Concept Gallery, 30 Curators. Pittsburgh, PA
*Historic Downtown S.I.D. Office Gallery, Black Drawings and Other Works. Jersey City, NJ
1999
*Mercer County Community College Gallery, Modern Romance. Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ
1998
*Jersey City Museum, White. Jersey City, NJ. Catalogue
Museo de Art Moderno de la República Dominica, La Linea Dibujos Contemporaneos, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Catalog
1997
Side Street Projects, Splice. Santa Monica, CA. Catalog
1996
Gallery 313, Sick Again. New York, NY
MMC, Figure and Symbol. Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Anderson Gallery, X-Sightings. Buffalo, NY
Noyes Museum, 1994 – 1995 Fellowship Exhibition. Oceanville, NJ. Catalogue
1995
*David J. Brodsky Gallery, Recent Work. Princeton, NJ
*Birke Gallery, Recent Work. Marshall University, Huntington, WV. Brochure
The Contemporary Arts Center, Recent Work. Cincinnati, OH
1993
The Contemporary Arts Center, The Figure as Fiction. Cincinnati, OH. Catalogue
1992
*Carson Street Gallery, Recent Work. Pittsburgh, PA

Bibliography
2019
International Drawing Annual 13. Cincinnati: Manifest Press, 2019
2017
Kamholtz, Jonathan, “The Place of the Nude: “9th Annual NUDE: Exploring the Uncovered Human Form,” Aeqai, September 23, 2017, Exploring the Uncovered Human Form
Kissel, Hunter, “The Human Body, Reconsidered.” Under Main, September 4, 2017, The Human Body Reconsidered
2009
MMMArt. Medana, Slovenia, 2009. MMMArt April 2009
2001
Discover Jersey Arts. Burlington, NJ, 2001. Discover Jersey Arts
2000
Accola, Kristin, New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition 2000. Hunterdon Museum of Art December 3, 2000.
Kornreich, Leron, “Controversial Art: Evening Edition News,” News 12 New Jersey (Thursday, 0ctober 19, 2000).
Petrick, John, “Fit for Public Consumption”. The Jersey Journal (Saturday, October 14, 2000).
Shearing, Graham, “Scholarship or intuition?” Pittsburgh Tribune Review (February 25, 2000).
Thomas, Mary, “Concept Gallery’s ’30 Curators’ exhibit displays artists chosen by local art professionals”. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (February 10, 2000). 30 Curators
1999
Willard, Christopher. “Methods and Materials: Using Studies to Build a Painting”, American Artist, Volume 63 (July 1999): 14 – 16.
1998
Anreus, Alejandro. La Lineas Contemporáneas. Santo Domingo: Museo de Art Moderno de la República Dominica, 1998.
Bischoff, Dan, “Three Jersey City Museum exhibitions mix media, messages.” The Sunday Star-Ledger (March 29, 1998)
Zimmer, William. “Not Much in Common, Except Commitment to a Vision.” The New York Times (Sunday, May 24, 1998).
1997
Viegener, Matias. Splice. Santa Monica: Side Street Projects, 1997.
1996
Victor, Matthieu. “Nice Yurt.” Artvoice, Volume 7, No. 12 (June 5 – 18, 1996).
Moran, Tom, Bonnie Pover, and Stacy Smith. New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition; 1994 and 1995. Oceanville: The Noyes Museum, 1996.
Huntington, Richard. “Easy Pleasures.” The Buffalo News: Arts and Entertainment (June 16, 1996).
1995
Stein, Jerry. “CAC show mystifies, fascinates.” The Cincinnati Post (June 21, 1995).
Findsen, Owen. “Artists Focus on Distressing Trend.” The Cincinnati Enquirer (June 18, 1995).
Flahaven, Jim. “Martin Beck.” ArtPapers, Volume 19 (November/December, 1995): 55 – 56.
Heisler, Wendy. “Memory Pictures.” The Princeton Packet (October 6, 1995).
1993
King, Elaine A., Ph.D. The Figure as Fiction: The Figure in Visual Art and Literature. Cincinnati: The Contemporary Arts Center, 1993.
Stein, Jerry. “The Figure as Fiction. CAC exhibition invites viewers to ask questions.” The Cincinnati Post (December 7, 1993).

Education
1992 Carnegie Mellon University, Master of Fine Arts
1985 State University of New York, Buffalo, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cum Laude

Awards Received
2000 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship
1995 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship
1990 Graduate Tuition Scholarship, Carnegie Mellon University
1986 Rumsey Competition Scholarship, Juried by Susan Crane, Curator, Albright Knox
Susan B. Potenza Award, Juried by Susan Crane, Curator, Albright Knox

Other Experience
2017 University of Kentucky, Lexington KY. Pastel drawing demonstration.
2016 Lexington Art League, Lexington KY. Figure drawing workshop.
2009 MMMart, medana.art pomlad 2009. Medana, Slovenia. International community of artists working on individual projects.
1998 Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ. Gallery Talk.
1996 Bennington College, Bennington, VT. Lecture on recent work.
1995 Cooper Union, NY. Sophomore Painting studio visit.
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. Guest Speaker. Graduate Seminar in Printmaking.
Birke Art Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV. Gallery Talk. Monotype Workshop. Graduate Seminar in Printmaking.
1994 Clarion University, Clarion, PA. Lecture on recent work. Figure drawing workshop.