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July 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Tad Beck

Tad Beck, 042417, 2017, 36x36", Archival Pigment Prints

Monday, July 9, 5:30pm
Tad Beck received a B.F.A. in Photography from the School of Visual Arts, New York, in 1991, and an M.F.A. in Fine Art from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, in 2003. He lives and works in Vinalhaven, Maine.

Beck’s solo exhibitions include: the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California; The Fisher Center at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; Samuel Freeman Gallery, Santa Monica; Marisa Del Re Gallery, New York; Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York; the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland; and Grant Wahlquist Gallery. Recent two-person exhibitions include collaborative works made with the artist Jennifer Locke at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, California, and an exhibition with Diana Cherbuliez at Theodore: Art, Brooklyn. Group exhibitions include: Fotofest International, Houston; CFHILL Art Space, Stockholm; Spritmuseum, Stockholm; the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts; the Portland Museum of Art, Maine; the Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts; the Ogunquit Museum of Art, Maine; Apex Art, New York; Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, New York; Debs & Co., New York; Castelli Gallery, New York; Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles; and Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles. His work is in the collections of the Addison Gallery of American Art, LACMA, the Portland Museum of Art (Maine), the Worcester Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and Emily Fisher Landau.

Maine College of Art & Design’s MFA in Studio Art Program is pleased to announce our 2018 Summer Visiting Artist Series. The MFA program brings a national and international roster of artists, curators, and scholars to deliver public lectures, attend critiques, and conduct studio visits with graduate candidates during their week-long stays in Portland, Maine.

All lectures in this series are hosted in Osher Hall and are open to the public at no charge. Seating is limited. Call 207.699.5010 for more information.

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July 9, 2018
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Osher Hall, Maine College of Art & Design, 2nd Floor
522 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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