A little about what we do.
From the Bog
Born 1975 Tacoma, WA
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
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
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
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.