saul@saulbecker.com

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Born    1975 Tacoma, WA

 

Education

 

2006        MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University; Richmond, VA

2000        BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD); Halifax, NS

1999        Centro de Art e Comunicacao Visual (ARCO); Lisbon, Portugal

 

Awards/Residencies

 

2013     The Shandaken Project Residency, Shandaken, NY

2012     Artist Trust GAP Grant; Seattle, WA

2011     Steep Rock Arts Residency, Washington, CT

2011     Artist Trust Fellowship, Seattle, WA

2011     Spaceworks Tacoma Studio Residency, Tacoma, WA

2011     TAIP Tacoma Artists Initiative Program Grant, Tacoma, WA

2010     NYFA Fellowship in Painting, New York, NY

2010    L.I.A.E.P. Grant, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

2010     The Arctic Circle 2010 Expedition, Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

2010     Gros Morne Artist in Residence, Gros Morne, Newfoundland, Canada

2008     Keyholder Residency, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY

2005     Virginia Museum of Fine Art Fellowship, Richmond, VA

2005     Jurors Award, Unlocked: Open Exhibition 2005, Annandale, VA

2005     Residency, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

2002     Artist Trust GAP Grant; Seattle, WA

2002     Washington State Arts Commission, Artist Resource Bank

2002     King County Arts Commission, Purchase Award; Seattle, WA

2001     Jurors Award, 2001 Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery; Seattle, WA

1999     Effie May Ross Fellowship, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design; Halifax, NS

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014     Dead Reckoning, Prole Drift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012     Looking Away, The Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

2010     Newfoundland, Horton Gallery, New York, NY

2009     Vistas and Vacant Lots, Horton & Co., New York, NY

2009     Nature Preserves, Artist Space, New York, NY

2008     Works on Paper, Sunday L.E.S., New York, NY

2008     Volta NY, New York, NY

2006     MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2002     Commencement Art Gallery; Tacoma, WA

2002     Annexation, King County Art Gallery; Seattle, WA

2000     Bearings, Anna Leonowens Gallery; Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2014     Magnetic North: Artists and the Arctic Circle, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY

2012     Saul Becker & Stephen Vitiello: Field Recordings, The Horticultural Society of New York, NY

2011     Science & Exploration, Horton Gallery, New York, NY

2011      Beyond Bounds Brilliant!, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

2011      The Constructed Landscape, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY

2010     Saul Becker and Christopher Gallego, The Rockafeller Brothers Fund, New York, NY

2010     Cityscape: Surveying The Urban Biotope, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

2010     Vanishing Points, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

2010     01SJ Biennial, San Jose, CA

2009     Keyholder Exhibition, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY

2009     The Artists of Artech, Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA

2009     Slow Photography, Sunday L.E.S., New York, NY

2008     Eden’s on Fire!, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007     So Inclined, Denise Bibro Gallery, NY

2007     Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006     American Diaspora, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ

2006     Scapes: A Bold New World, The Lab Gallery, New York, NY

2006     Almost Famous, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006     W/E, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

2005     Unlocked: Open Exhibition 2005, Arts Council of Fairfax County, Annandale, VA

2005     Strictly Painting 5, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

2005     Release and Capture: Contemporary Paper Works, Kirkland Arts Center; Kirkland, WA

2005      Sweet Substitute, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2004     +9, Plant Zero, Richmond, VA

2004     Top Shelf, The Barrel Gallery; Richmond, VA

2004     Chromoerotic, Virginia Commonwealth University; Richmond, VA

2004      Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum; Tacoma, WA

2004     Coupling II, Crawl Space Gallery; Seattle, WA

2003     YSA, Howard House Gallery; Seattle, WA

2003     Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art; Seattle, WA

2003     Artists and Maps: Cartography as a Means of Knowing, The Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College; Portland, OR

2003     Multiple Coordinates, Foster/White Gallery; Seattle, WA

2001     2001 Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery; Seattle, WA

2001     Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art; Seattle, WA

2000     Anna Leonowens Gallery; Halifax, Nova Scotia

1999     K Art, Khyber Center for the Arts; Halifax, Nova Scotia

1999     Frango Sinatra, Exposicao no Moinho; Casalinho, Portugal

1999     Exposicao de Varao, ARCO; Lisbon, Portugal

1999     Zefa Centro de Arte; Almancil, Portugal

1997     Jibblescribblesaurus, Anna Leonowens Gallery; Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

 

Publications

 

2014     The Seattle Times, April 13, 2014, The Week Ahead.

2012      Kansas City Star, November 3, 2012, Exhibit images show the results of grants well spent             by Neil Thrun.

2012      The New Yorker, May 14, 2012, Short List.

2011       Beyond Bounds Brilliant!, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, exhibition catalog.

2011     Weekly Volcano, June 2, 2011, Local Art: Getting to know Saul Becker by Kristin Kendle.

2010     ArtSlant, December 19, 2010, The Reverse Sublime by Michelle Levy.

2010     Santa Fe Contemporary, May 9, 2010, Art in Review by Ellen Berkovitch.

2010     THE Magazine, June 2010, Critical Reflections by Jon Carver.

2010     Pasatiempo, June 4-10, 2010, Ansel Adams: Landscape and Light and Vanishing Points: Saul Becker, Marti Cormand, Steve Robinson by Douglas Fairfield.

2010     Alburquerque Journal, May 28, 2010, Invaded Landscapes by Harmony Hammond.

2010      Santa Fe Reporter, May 12-18, 2010, Reality Bytes by John Photos.

2009     The New York Times, June 18, 2009, Art in Review: Saul Becker Vistas and Vacant Lots by Ken Johnson.

2009     The New Yorker, May 18, 2009, Saul Becker/ Ilana Halpern /Francesco Simeti.

2006     NY Arts Magazine, September/ October 2006, Scapes by D. Dominick Lombardi.

2006     MFA Thesis Catalog, Virginia Commonwealth University, The Maker Place by Frances Richard.

2005     Artist Trust Journal, Spring 2005, volume XII.no.1, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency Program by Fionn Meade.

2005     The Seattle Times, Arts & Entertainment: Friday, April 22, 2005. Young talent leaves paper trail by Matthew Kangas.

2005     Omaha City Weekly, March 30- April 5, 2005, Eye Candy.

2005     Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Friday March 25, 2005, NW artists deliver a superb flight of fancy in ‘Release & Capture’ by Regina Hackett.

2005     The Stranger, Stranger Suggests: March 17-23, 2005, by Nate Lippens.

2005     Seattle Weekly, Visual Arts Pick: March 16-22, 2005, by Andrew Engelson.

2005     King County Journal, Friday March 11, 2005, Drawing on Paper by Doug Margeson.

2005     Release & Capture: Contemporary Paperworks, Kirkland Arts Center, exhibition catalog by Fionn Meade.

2003     New American Paintings, Issue #49, Featured artist.

2003     Artists and Maps: Cartography as a Means of Knowing, exhibition catalog by Linda Tesner, The Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art,

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR: September 4 – October 19, 2003.

2003     Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Arts & Entertainment: Friday, December 19, 2003. Howard House hits a hot note with its young artists show by Regina Hackett

2003     Seattle Magazine, Arts & Events: December 2003. The Young Ones by Katie J. Kurtz.

2002     The News Tribune, Soundlife: Tuesday, October 1, 2002. Reviews by Jen Graves.

2002     The Guardian, October 2002. Soundings of Land and Water by Alec Clayton.

2002     Tablet, Art Attack: April 4-17, 2002. Mapping it Out: Saul Becker’s Annexation by Karla Esquivel.

2001     The Seattle Times, Arts & Entertainment: Friday, June 1, 2001. Review of CoCA’s Northwest Annual by Matthew Kangas.

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