Rick Beck's CV

    EDUCATION
Aug. 1986-  M.F.A. Glass at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale,
May 1989    Il. Instructor- Bill Boysen.

Sept. 1978- B.A. in Art from Hastings College, Hastings, Ne. Emphasis
May 1982    on glass. Instructor- Richard Bird.

    RELATED EXPERIENCE
June 2012       Instructor at Penland School of Crafts, Penland, N.C.

June 2000   Instructor at Penland School of Crafts, Penland, N.C.

June 1994   Instructor at Penland School of Crafts, Penland, N.C.

Sept. 1991- Artist in Residence- Penland School of Crafts, Penland,N.C.
Sept. 1994

June 1992   Teaching Assistant at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood,Wa.
        Instructors- Curt Brock and Jan Mares.

Aug. 1989-  Artist in Residence- Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smith-
        ville, Tn. Taught three classes and five workshops in
        stained glass and pate de vere. 

Nov. 1990   Conducted workshop at Golden Glass Studio,Cincinnati,Oh

May 1989    Studio assistant at Penland School, Penland, N.C.
        Instructors- Jack Wax and Jack Schmidt.

Aug.1988    Studio assistant at Penland School, Penland, N.C. Instruc-
        tors-Jeff Todd and Yaffa Sikorsky-Todd, Dante Marioni 
        and Ben Moore.

Sept. 1983  Glass studio assistantship at Hastings College, Hastings,
        Ne. Instructor- John Elias.

Summer 1981 Glass coursework at ARCC- Coon Rapids, Mn. Instructor-
        Robert Toensing.

    AWARDS
        1995 SAF/NEA Regional Visual Arts Fellowship.

        1994 North Carolina Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship.
    
    SELECTED ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

        Rick Beck, Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago,Il. March 2017.

        Rick Beck, Habatat Galleries, West Palm Beach, Fl. April- MAY 2016.

        Rick Beck “Now”, Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago, Il. Sept.-Nov. 2014.

        Rick Beck,Showcase, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, N.C. Oct.-Nov. 2013.

        Rick Beck at Thomas Riley Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio,
        Sept.-Oct. 2013.

        "Figures and Forms:The Sculptures of Rick Beck",Columbia Museum of 
        Art, Columbia, S.C. August-Dec. 2013.

        Shared Journey, Rick and Valerie Beck,Toe River Arts
        Council, Spruce Pine, N.C. June-Aug. 2013.

        "Form,Color,Light" Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach,Fl. 
        June-Oct. 2012

            Habatat Galleries, Palm Beach, Fl. March 2011.

        Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago, Il.  September 2010.

        Rick Beck, Habatat Galleries, ,Royal Oak, Mi.  October 
        2009.

        Rick Beck, Habatat Galleries, Tysons Corner, Va. Aug.-Sept. 
        2009

        Two-person Exhibition, Valerie and Rick Beck, Thomas Riley 
        Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.
        
        Shared Vision, Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, N.C. March
        2008.

        Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, Fl.  January 2008.

        Marx-Saunders Gallery, Chicago,Il. Sept. 2007.

        Glass- Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney,Ne. Aug. 2007-Jan. 
        2008.

        Thomas Riley Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, May-June 2006.

        Form-Rick Beck Traveling Museum Exhibit
        Gallery of Art and Design N.C.S.U. Raleigh,N.C. Aug.-Oct. 
        2005.

        Muskegon Museum of Art,Muskegon,Mi. March-May 2006.
        Cameron Museum of Art, Wilmington,N.C. July-Oct. 2006.

        Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia,Pa. Aug.-Sept. 2004.

        Marx-Saunders Gallery, Chicago,Il. Nov.-Dec. 2003.
                                
        Kentucky Museum of Art and Design,Louisville, Ky. March-
        July,2003.

        Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Feb. 2003.       
    
        Gallerie Alegria, Birmingham, Al. Sept.-Oct. 2002.
            
        Snyderman Gallery,Philadelphia,Pa. Sept.2001.

        Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jan. 2001.

        Sculpture-Rick Beck Solo Traveling Museum Exhibit
        Green Hill Center for N.C. Art, Greensboro, N.C. Sept.-
        Nov. 2000. 
        Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Al.
        Jan.-March 2001.
        Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark, Sept. -Nov. 2001.

        Form Gallery W.D.O. Charlotte, N.C. April 2000.
        
        Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. May 1998.

        Gallery W.D.O., Charlotte, N.C. April 1998.

        Chelsea Gallery, Western Carolina University at Cullowhee, 
        N.C. Jan. 1998.

        Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. Dec. 1997.

        Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Sept.-Oct. 1996.

        Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. Feb.-March 1995.

        Gallery W.D.O., Charlotte, N.C. Dec. 1994.

        The Rachael Collection, Aspen, Co. July 1994.

        Snyderman Gallery, Philadephia, Pa. Aug.-Sept. 1993.

        University Art Gallery, Tennessee Tech. University at 
        Cookeville, Tn., Jan. 1991.

        M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Southern Illinois University at
        Carbondale, Il. May 1989.

        Hastings College Alumni Show, Hastings, Ne. 1985.

        Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, Ne. 1983.

    SELECTED INVITATIONALS

        From the Fire: Contemporary Glass, Cameron Art Museum,
        Wilmington, NC, March-Aug. 2017.

        North Carolina Glass, Blowing Rock Art and History
        Museum, Blowing Rock, NC, April-July 2017.

        Hidell/Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC, August, 2016.

        The Sculptor’s Voice,Blowing Rock Art& History Museum,
        Blowing Rock, NC. Aug.-Nov. 2015.

        Halper Exhibition,Asheville Art Museum,Asheville,NC Aug.2015.

        Go Figure! Hidel/Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC, Jan.-Feb. 2015.

        South by Southeast, Masters of Studio Glass, Huntsville
        Museum of Art, Huntsville, Al., Oct. 2014-Feb. 2015.

        Igneous Expressions, David McCune International Art
        Gallery of Methodist University, Fayetteville, N.C.
        Oct.-Dec. 2013.

        15th Anniversary Show, Hidell/Brooks Gallery, Charlotte,
        N.C. March 2013.

        North Carolina Glass, Western Carolina University,
        Cullowhee,N.C. Oct.-Jan. 2012,13

        Glass in the Mountains, Toe River Arts Council,Spruce
        Pine, N.C. Sept. 2012

        Primed, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, N.C. March-April 2012.

        Not So Still  Life, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wi.

        Habatat International Glass Invitational, Florida 
        2006-2011.

        Pop Craft, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Ma. 
        Aug.Oct. 2009.

        Neolithic Idols, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago,  
        Il.February-March 2009.

        Glass: Evolving, Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts, 
        Rockville, Md., September 2008.

        The Art of Tools, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, 
        Ma.,May-July 2007.

        Pursuing Excellence, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, N.C. March- 
        April 2007.

        SOFA Chicago Marx-Saunders Gallery, October 2006.

        Studio Glass Then and Now,Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero 
        Beach,Fl., May-Sept. 2006.

        2006 Governor's North Carolina Craft Exhibition, Governor's
        Mansion,Raleigh,N.C., May-August 2006.

        SOFA New York, Marx-Saunders Gallery, June 2006.

        Glass Weekend at Wheaton Village,Snyderman Gallery,July 
        2005.

        22nd Annual Habatat International Glass Invitational, Habatat
        Galleries, Boca Raton, Fl.,  Dec. 2004-Jan. 2005.

        SOFA Chicago Marx-Saunders Gallery, October 2004.

        21st Annual Habatat International Glass Invitational, Habatat
        Galleries, Boca Raton, Fl., Dec. 2003-Jan. 2004.

        SOFA Chicago Marx-Saunders Gallery, October 2003.
        
        Glass Weekend at Wheaton Village,Snyderman Gallery,July 2003

        20th Annual Habatat International Glass Invitational, Habatat
        Galleries, Boca Raton, Fl., Dec. 2002-Jan. 2003..
        
        SOFA Chicago Marx-Saunders Gallery, October 2002.
        
        SOFA New York Snyderman Gallery,May 2002.

        30th Annual Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, Mi.
        April 2002.

        19th Annual Habatat International Glass Invitational, Habatat
        Galleries, Boca Raton, Fl. Dec. 2001-Jan.2002.
        
        Fire and Ice  William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, Va. 
        June-Sept. 2001.

        Glass Weekend at Wheaton Village Snyderman Gallery, July 2001.

        Glass America Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. July 2001.

        Off the Beaten Path:Artists of Penland, Penland                         
        Gallery, Penland, N.C. June-July 2001.

        SOFA New York Heller Gallery, May 2001.


        18th Annual Habatat International Glass Invitational  Habatat
        Galleries, Boca Raton, Fl. Dec.2000-Jan.2001.

        Taking Form in Glass:Contemporary Works from the Palley
        Collection Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Fl. Sept.-Nov. 2000.

        Glass America 2000  Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. July 2000.

        Millennium Glass Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, 
        Louisville, Ky.

        April-July 2000. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery,
        Al., Jan.-March 2001. Hunter Museum og American Art, Chatta-
        nooga, Tn., June-Aug. 2001.

        SOFA New York Snyderman Gallery, June 2000.

        An Inaugural Gift: The Founder’s Circle Collection Mint Museum 
        ofCraft and Design, Charlotte, N.C. Feb.-Sept. 2000.

        17th Annual International Glass Invitational Habatat Galleries,
        Boca Raton, Fl. Dec. 1999-Jan. 2000.

        Glass Weekend at Wheaton Village Snyderman Gallery, July 1999.

        Three Person Show Penland Gallery, Penland, N.C. May 1999.

        16th Annual International Glass Invitational Habatat Galleries,
        Boca Raton, Fl. Dec. 1998-Jan.1999.

        SOFA Chicago Snyderman Gallery, Oct. 1998.

        Glass America 1998 Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jan. 1998.

        Glass Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, Ga. Nov.-Dec. 1997.

        SOFA Chicago Heller Gallery, Oct. 1997.

        International Designer Glass Hadeland Glassverk, Jevnaker, Nor-
        way, June-Aug. 1997.

        Calido! Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Az. April-June 1997.

        25th Annual Glass Invitational Habatat Galleries, Pontiac,Mi.
        April, 1997.

        The Glasmuseum-The First Ten Years Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft,
        Denmark , June 1996-May 1997.

        Glass America 1997 Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jan. 1997.

        Glass America 1996 Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jan. 1996.


        24th Annual Glass Invitational Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, Mi.  
        April 1996.

        Summer Session Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. July-Aug. 1995.

        Citings City Art Gallery, Raleigh,N.C. Feb.-April, 1995.

        Glass America 1995 Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jan. 1995.

        Eight from Penland  Folk Art Center, Asheville, N.C. Jan.-Feb.
        1994. 

        Glass America 1994 Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jan. 1994.

        From our Vault to the Studio Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, 
        Racine,Wi. Sept.-Nov. 1993.

        North Carolina Glass Reunion Blue Spiral I, Asheville, N.C.
        Aug.-Sept. 1993.

        North Carolina Glass Mint Museum, Charlotte, N.C. July-Sept. 
        1993.

        Glass America 1993.  Heller Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jan. 1993.
        
 SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

        Arts and Activities  May 2009   Front Cover

        Tools for Creativity  May-July 2009  Front Cover

        American Style  October 2004, Page 87.

        Glass Art  January/February 2003, Page 28-29.
        
        Glass Winter  2002, Inside Back Cover.
        
.       American Craft   Oct./Nov. 2002, Page 4.
        
        Glass Fall 2002, Page 12.       

        Neues Glas   Fall 2001,  Front cover and Pages 20-27.
        
        American Craft  Feb./March 2001, Pages 98-99.

        Glass Winter 2000, Inside Back Cover.

        American Craft Dec. 2000-Jan. 2001, Page 8.

        American Craft  April/May 2000.

        Glass Summer 1999, Page 36.

        Glass Fall 1998, Page 65.

        American Craft April/May 1998, Page 86.

        American Craft  Dec. 1997/Jan. 1998, Page 16.

        Glass Fall 1996, Page 65.

        American Craft  Oct./Nov. 1996, Inside Cover.

        American Craft  Feb./March 1995, Page 10.

        Glass  Winter 1995, Page 20.

        American Craft  June/July 1994, Page 4.

        American Craft  Feb./March 1994, “Portfolio” Page 58.

        American Craft  April/May 1993, Page 12.

        American Craft  Oct./Nov. 1992, Page 71.

        Glass  Fall 1992.

        New Glass Review 12  Spring 1991.

    SELECTED COLLECTIONS
        
        Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, N.C.
        Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia,S.C.
        Dutton Lainson Company, Hastings, Ne.
        Fletcher,Barnhart, White Corp., Charlotte, N.C.
        Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
        Hastings College, Hastings, Ne.
        Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, N.C.
        Imagine Museum, St.Petersburg, Fl.
        Lowe Museum of Art, Miami, Fl.
        McDonalds  Corporate Colection
        Mint Museum, Charlotte, N.C.
        Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte,N.C
        Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile,Al..
        Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon,Mi.
        North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.
        Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, La.
        The Palley Collection, Miami, Fl.
        Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wi.
        She Museum, Louisville, Ky.
        Telfair Museums, Savannah,Ga.
        U.N.C. Charlotte, Charlotte .C
        Western Carolina University,Cullowhee,N.C.
        XL Screw Corporation,Wheeling, Il.
        
    SELECTED GALLERY AFFILIATION

        Blue Spiral One, Asheville,N.C.
        Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
        Habatat Galleries,Palm Beach, Fl.
        Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Mi.
        Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.
        Ken Saunders Gallery,Chicago,Il.
            Piece Gallery, Vail, Co.
        Raven Gallery, Aspen, Co.
            Reinert Fine Art Gallery, Charleston, S.C.