Kim Beck

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Kim Beck

Genre: Visual Artist

Website:
www.idealcities.com

Biography: 

Kim Beck grew up in Colorado and currently lives and works in Pittsburgh and New York. She has exhibited widely including at the Walker Art Center, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Smack Mellon, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center. A recent participant in the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program, she has held other residencies at Yaddo, International Studio & Curatorial Program, Cité Internationale des Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and VCCA. She has received awards and fellowships from ARS Electronica, the Pollock-Krasner, Thomas J. Watson and Heinz Foundations and her artist's book, A Field Guide to Weeds, was published through the Printed Matter Emerging Artist Publishing Program and is in its second edition. Her work was most recently on view at moniquemeloche in Chicago and at Mixed Greens and at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center in New York. She received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and BA from Brandeis University.