Bianca Beck

Born 1979, Columbus, OH


EDUCATION

2008   MFA Yale Scool of Art

2001   BFA Carnegie Mellon University


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020

Untitled, 2020, Art Omi Sculpture Park, Ghent, NY

2019

Extra Spectral, Two-person show with Sascha Braunig, Space Gallery, Portland, ME 

Bianca Beck and Susan Tepper, Halsey McKay Gallery East Hampton, NY

2018


Body Double, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2015

Bianca Beck, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Bianca Beck Josh Brand, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Body, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Bianca Beck, White Columns, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

The House of the Soul, curated by Hilary Irons, UNE Gallery, Portland, ME 

Happy Agitation, curated by Christopher Patch, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME 

Yarrow Picks, curated by Brian Rocherfort, Harper's Apartment, New York, NY

Carry On Combines, curated by Allison Blumenthal and Emily Noelle Lambert, 65 rue de Turenne, Paris, FR

Notebook, curated by Joanne Greenbaum, 56 Henry, New York, NY

Rosy-Fingered Dawn, curated by Jacob Rhodes & Jen Schwarting, Pace University Gallery at 41 Park Row, New York, NY

2018

colección olorVISUAL, Kunst- und Kulturstiftung, Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim, Germany (catalogue)

Ten Years, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Root of the Head: Karen Azoulay, Bianca Beck, Kylie Lockwood, Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit, MI

I Am A Scientist, curated by Sadie Laska, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017

Et Tu Art Brute?, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

Of A Well-Sucked Apricot, Tif Sigfrids Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016

Pipe Dream, presented by Night Gallery and Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Gallery Artist Group Exhibition, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Future Developments #1-6, David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2015

The Perennial, curated by Karen Azoulay, More Art, The Grecian Shelter, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

White Columns Benefit Exhibition + Auction, White Columns, New York, NY

2014

East Side to the West Side, curated by Brennan & Griffin, James Fuentes, Rachel Uffner, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

No Ground But Say Ground, curated by Joe Fyfe, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY

2013

Garage Show, JTT and Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Rock Art & the X-ray Style, organized by Ryan Foerster, 425 Oceanview Ave, Brooklyn, NY

2012

OO, curated by Rob Halverson / C-o-o-l Art, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

How's Your Wall?, curated by Rob Halverson, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA

The Dorian Project, curated by Ilan Cohen with Quang Bao, SecondGuest, New York, NY

Changing States of Matter, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

2011

Heads With Tails, West Street Gallery at Harris Lieberman, New York, NY

2010

I Live My Thoughts, Laurel Gitlen, New York, NY

Le Tableau, curated by Joe Fyfe, Cheim & Read, New York, NY

the same sight slighter, curated by Maxwell Graham, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY

2009

Doors, Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

(Untitled), curated by Michael E. Smith, Cave Gallery, Detroit, MI

Strip Stripe, Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY

2008

Bianca Beck, Josh Brand, Matt Connors, Zak Prekop, Hayley Tompkins, Sue Tompkins, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

No Legs, curated by Zak Prekop, Alogon, Chicago, IL

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS


2018 

Complimenta Artist Residency, Ithaca, NY

2014  

Bovina Artist Residency, Bovina, NY 


2008

Helen Winternitz Award for Excellence in Painting, Yale University


2000  

S.U.R.G. (Small Undergraduate Research Grant), Carnegie Mellon University


1999  

Ox-Bow School of Art Fellowship, Summer Session, Saugatuck, MI 


1998  

Harry Holland Award for Excellence in Art, Carnegie Mellon University 



RELATED ACTIVITIES 


2020
Visiting Artist, Maine College of Art MFA Program, Portland, ME


2019
Visiting Artist, Ohio State University MFA Program, Columbus, OH

2018

Visiting Artist, New York University MFA Program, New York, NY

2008 

Panel Organizer (with Josh Brand) at Yale University, Repetition (panelists: Tony Conrad, Ann

Craven, Leslie Hewitt, Haim Steinbach, and moderator Matt Keegan), New Haven, CT 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020

Da Silva, José, Gareth Harris and Gabriella Angeleti. "Three artist studios to visit from home this weekend," The Art Newspaper, April 24

Sutton, Benjamin. "The 10 Best Booths at the Dallas Art Fair’s Online Edition," Artsy, April 15

Di Liscia, Valentina. "Insightful and Laugh-Out-Loud Funny Reports From NY Fairs," Hyperallergic, March 6

Heinrich, Will. "A Striking Balance of New and Rediscovered at the Independent Fair," The New York Times, March 5

Klingelfuss, Jessica. "Independent New York delivers resilience, poignance and power," Wallpaper*, March 5

Beem, Edgar Allen, “Art Seen: ‘Happy Agitation’ at Able Baker Contemporary in 
Portland,” The Portland Phoenix, February 5, 2020
 
Crowder, Jenna. "The Affidamento of Bianca Beck and Sascha Braunig," The Chart, Vol. 5, No.1: Winter 2019/2020 

2019

Howe, David Everitt. "Bianca Beck: Rachel Uffner", Art in America, February 2019. pp. 84. 

2018

Curry, Colleen. “Who We’re Watching: Artist Bianca Beck,” Galerie Magazine, December 10, 2018

Artspace Editors, “On View Now: 9 Not-to-Miss Artworks in Downtown NYC,” Artspace Magazine, November 17, 2018

2017

Corbett, Rachel and Goldstein, Andrew. “From A Surprise ‘Salvator Mundi’ to Tears for Trump:

8 Star-Making Turns at NADA Miami,” Artnet News, December 9, 2017

2015

Hamer, Katy Diamond. “Top Picks: The Armory Show 2015,” Eyes Towards The Dove, March 6, 2015

Messinger, Kate. “20 Art Shows to See This Spring in NYC,” Paper Magazine, March 2015

2014

Halvorson, Josephine. “David Schutter: The Lingua Franca of Painterliness,” Afterall, September 18, 2014

2012

“Changing States of Matter at Brand New Gallery, Milan,” Mousse Magazine, July 6, 2012

2011

Asfour, Nana. “Bianca Beck, Body,” Time Out New York, December 7, 2011

Rosenberg, Karen. “Bianca Beck: Body,” The New York Times, December 1, 2011

Fee, Brian. “Excavating the figure with Bianca Beck,” New American Paintings, November 22, 2011

Cohen, David. “Making Space for Innocence: Bianca Beck at Rachel Uffner,” artcritical, November 9, 2011

Sessions, E. “Don't Miss - New York: Heads With Tails,” Artobserved.com, September 4, 2011

Rosenberg, Karen. “Art in Review: Heads With Tails,” The New York Times, August 18, 2011

2010

Nathan, Emily. “Sensational,” Artslant.com, October 3, 2010

Barliant, Claire. “I Live My Thoughts,” Time Out New York, September 27, 2010

Glisson, James. “Critics' Picks: Le Tableau,” Artforum.com, July 21, 2010

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Le Tableau; French Abstraction and Its Affinities,” The New York Times, July 2, 2010

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Same Sight Slighter,” The New York Times, May 13, 2010\

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX