Kate Beck Visiting Artist for Contemporary Practice Course

October 12, 2011

On Tuesday morning, October 11, Kate Beck, an artist from Maine, visited the students in the Painting II: Contemporary Practice course at Montserrat College of Art. Kate is represented by Masters Pelavin in NYC, Icon Gallery in Maine, Minus Space in NYC, and is currently having her first international solo exhibition, Poema, at ELEMENT, in the Netherlands. A book about her work relative to this exhibition will be published in the near future. Kate has exhibited widely and she also writes about art in her blogspot. You can view her work at www.katebeckstudio.com

Kate spoke with the students about the development of her work over a ten year period, addressed the essential importance of drawing in her work andshared images via a digital presentation as well as showing original works on paper. Faculty member, Diane Ayott worked with Maggie Cavello, Gallery Outreach Coordinator, in order to bring Kate Beck to our campus.