Born
1964   Winchester, England

Education
1986   B.A., University of California, Berkeley, California

Solo Exhibitions
2017   Daniel Marzona, Berlin, Germany (October)
2016   'Object in Place,' Galerie Les Filles Du Calvaire, Paris, France
           'John Beech: New Work,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
2015   Frieze New York, Peter Blum, New York
2014   Galerie M&R Fricke, Berlin, Germany
           'viewpoint,' Haus Der Kunst St.Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland
           ‘John Beech: Small Wall Objects,’ Concept Space, Shibukawa, Gunma, Japan
2012   'Time Expanded,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'The Space Surrounding,' Peter Blum Soho, New York, New York
           'Likelihood / Unlikelihood,' Galerie Les Filles Du Calvaire, Paris, France
2011    85-87 FBG. St. Martin (with Galerie Les Filles Du Calvaire), Paris, France
           'Door to the Window,' Haus Der Kunst, Solothurn, Switzerland
           John Beech, 'A Selection of Recent Work,' Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon
           John Beech, Portland Art Museum, (Curator: Bruce Guenther) Portland, Oregon
           'The State of Things,' Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, New York
2010   'John Beech: Works for a Wall,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
2009   'Incidents: Drawings and Sculpture,' Galeria La Caja Negra, Madrid
            John Beech & John Zurier, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
2008   'Obscure / Reveal,' John Beech & Edward Albee, Peter Blum Soho, New York, New York
           'Nohow,' CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
2007   'That and This: New Work,' Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, New York Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
2006   'John Beech New Work,' Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
            'John Beech: Project Space,' G Fine Art, Washington D.C.
            'John Beech New Work: Sculpture and Drawings,' Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2005   'Recent Sculpture and Large Scale Drawings,' Peter Blum, New York, New York
            'New Sculpture made on Site and Drawings,' Galerie M+R Fricke, Berlin, Germany
2004   'John Beech Works 1989 - 2004,' Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen, Germany
            'John Beech from the Collection,' Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
            'John Beech New Work,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
            'John Beech - New Sculptures and Paintings' (with John Meyer - Drawings), Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
2003   Peter Blum, New York, New York
            Archive Inc. Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
            'Brooklyn Container,' Brooklyn Central Public Library, New York
            (+ Collaborative Drawings 1998 -2003 with Simon Lee and Christopher Lesnewski)
2002   Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2001   'Rotating Paintings,' Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
2000   'John Beech: New Work,' Stark Gallery, New York , New York
            Alexander Nagel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
            'Built on Site,' TD156, San Francisco, California
1999     Petra Bungert Projects / CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
            Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
1998    The Locker Plant, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas
1997    Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
            Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California
1996    Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1995    Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
1994    Miles Bellamy-113 Crosby Street, New York, New York
1993    Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
1992    'Sculpture Built On The Premises,' Upaya Gallery, San Francisco, California
1991     Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
1990    Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
1989    Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, California

Group Exhibitions
2017   ‘Unique and Multiple: Selections from Smith Andersen Editions, the Legacy of Paula Z. Kirkeby,’
           (Curator: Robert Conway) de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
2016   ‘Brasserie,’ Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland
           'Radical: Monochrome Paintings from the Goodman Duffy Collection,' George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, California
           'Dumbball: David Ireland and his Circle,' Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California
2015   'Kabinettstücke / Sammlung Gabriele Kuebler,' Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen, Germany
           'Peter Blum Edition: Books and Prints,' Peter Blum, New York, New York
           'Retrospective Paule Anglim 1923- 2015,' Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
           'Quand fondra la niege, où ira le blanc,' (Curator: Bernard Marcelis), Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France
           'Concrete Post 3,' raum2810, Bonn, Germany
           'Concrete Post 2,' (Curator: David Thomas), PSSR Gallery, RMIT University, Melbourne,Victoria, Australia,
2014   ‘Brasserie,’ Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland
           'Gauguin to Warhol: 20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery,' San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
           'Hunting + Gathering: New Additions to the Museum Collection,' New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'Ellipse,' (Curator: Erin Lawlor), A3 Municipal Gallery, Moscow, Russia
           '30 Jahre,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Regular John,' (Curator: Jim Lee) Junior Projects, New York, New York
           ‘Traces,’ Peter Blum, New York, New York
           ‘CCNOA 30/30 Image Archive Project: A Collective Collection’ A/B/Contemporary, Zürich, Switzerland
2013   ‘Brasserie,’ Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland
           ‘Histoires et Géographies: Acquisitions récentes du Frac Bretagne,’ Frac Bretagne, Rennes, France
           Coluna 2, Vienne, France
           ‘Unruly,’ Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California
           ‘Six Memos for the Next…,’ Magazin 4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
2012   ‘CCNOA 30/30 Image Archive Project: A Collective Collection,’ 71BD Richard Lenoir, Paris
           ‘Brasserie,’ Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland
           ‘Hibernation,’ Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
           'Art on Paper 2012,' (Curator: Xandra Eden), Weatherspoon Art Museum,
           University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
           'Pink,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'Virtual Insanity,' Fiedler Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
           'Drawing a Line in the Sand,' Peter Blum, New York, New York
           'Eretai (John Beech, Lael Marshall, David Rabinowitch, Michael Voss),' Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
2011    'Fifty Years of Bay Area Art: The SECA Awards,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
           'The Long Curve. 150 years of Visionary Collecting at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery,' The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'Carte Blanche à Clare Kenny: Odds and Ends,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Paper Variables,' Dieu Donné, New York, New York
           John Beech & Kathrin Kunz, Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
2010   'Thirty Years of Collecting: A Recent Gift to the Museum,' Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
           'Human Rites,' (Curator Silvia Karman Cubïná & Steve Holmes) The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
           'Living in Two Worlds,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
           'The Artist & The Photograph,' (Curator: Clare Kenny), Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland
           'Metropolis,' Galerie M & R Fricke, Berlin, Germany
           'Reflection,' Peter Blum Soho, New York, New York
           'My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble,' (Organized by CCNOA, Brussels), La Station, Nice, France
           'Quantos Queres,' Marz-Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal
2009   'Des Mondes Voisins,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Common Ground: Color,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'Glissements de Terrain,' Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris
           '30 x 30 cm Project,' Mcnay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
           'Yellow,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Projet 25 une exposition pour Gisèle,' (Curator: Friederike Stangier), Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           Art Unlimited 10, Art Basel 40, Basel, Switzerland
           'PS 1999-2009,' PS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
           'Prints,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
2008   'Miniaturization,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Paper,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Begin Again Right Back Here,' (Curator: B.Wurtz), White Columns, New York, New York
           'Summer 2008,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Works on Paper: The Natalie and Irving Forman Collection,' Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble,' (Organized by CCNOA Brussels), Sydney College of the Arts Gallery (SCA), Sydney, Australia
           -traveled to: The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
           Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
           '+ de réalité,' École Régionale des beaux-arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
           'Annual Invitational Exhibition of Visual Art,' The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York
2007   'Ähnlichkeiten - Hommage å Fortuny,' Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen, Germany
           'Rückblick Review: 10 years Berlin,' M & R Fricke, Berlin, Germany
           'Summertime,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Pas de Soucis…,' (Curator: Petra Bungert, CCNOA Brussels), Non-Objectif Sud, Tulette, France
           'Remix: Small Sculpture,' (Curator: Claire Schneider), Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'Der Zweite Blick,' Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen, Germany
           'Pierogi Flatfiling,' Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany
           'Off the Wall,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'Remix: Robert Therrien,' Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'March Madness,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           '4 from New York,' (Organized by John Beech) Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'Dumpster,' (video in collaboration with Einar Westerlund), Screen 1, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
           'The Photograph as Canvas,' (Organized by Stephen Maine) The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
           'My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble,' (Organized byTilman) Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, The Netherlands
           'Additiv Parallel Synchron Werke der Sammlung,' Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen, Germany
           'MinimalPop,' Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Holland
2006   Weihnachtsausstellung,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Double Exposure,' CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
           'Bird Watching,' Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
           'Two Step,' (Organized by Petra Bungert) Hertfordshire University Galleries, Hatfield, England
           'Sculptures,' Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, New York
           'Summertime,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'ststs : Rack 1 - 2006 Brussels,' CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
           'Ordnung und Verführung,' (Curator: Dorothea Strauss), Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland
           'Spring Fever,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'Two Step,' (Organized by CCNOA Brussels/ Petra Bungert) Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
           'Eccentric Abstraction,' (John Beech, Senta Connert, Wolfgang Ploeger), Galerie M+R Fricke, Dusseldorf, Germany
           'Minimalisms,' Gallery W52, New York, New York
           'Painted Objects,' CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
           'Artists for Chinati,' Phillips de Pury, New York, New York
2005   'Spectrum,' (Organized by Kate Shepherd), Galerie Lelong, New York, New York
           'Painted Objects,' (Organized by Petra Bungert / CCNOA Brussels, Belgium), PS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
           'I Remain the Same: Changed,' (Curator: Nolan Simon), Center Gallery, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
           'Extreme Abstraction,' (John Beech Small Objects, including sculpture selected from the permanent collection by John Beech),
           (Curators: Louis Grachos, Claire Schneider), Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'The Natalie and Irving Forman Collection,' Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'Beyond Monochrome,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'MinimalPop,' Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium
           'Variations on Yellow,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'Drawings,' (John Beech, Christopher Lesnewski, Tilman), (Selected by John Beech), Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California
2004   'Molti Multipli,' CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
           'Von a bis 2: Editionen,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           '20 Years: Multiples,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'In Focus: Themes in Photography,' Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'John Beech / David Thomas, Foreign Affairs 3,' Proximus, Bonn, Germany
           'MinimalPop,' Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, New York (Organized by CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium)
           'Void,' (Curator: David Gibson), Educational Alliance Gallery, New York, New York
           'Large Format Works on Paper,' Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California
2003   'Multiples,' Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Selections from the Natalie and Irving Forman Collection,' Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           '24', Eugene Binder, Marfa, Texas (Organized by John Beech, Eugene Binder)
           'Modelle des Konkreten,' (Curators: Manfred Wandel, Gabriele Kuebler), Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen, Germany
           'Small Colours,' (Curator: Christoph Dahlhausen), Galerie Eva Mack, Stuttgart, Germany
           'New Acquisitions,' Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
           'Real Red,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2002   'Las Vegas Collects,' Goodman-Duffy Collection, Las Vegas Art Museum, Nevada
           Drawing Center 25th Anniversary Exhibition, New York, New York
           'Five,' Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
           'XXL1,' University Art Museum, Berkeley, California
           'In a Silent Way,' (Curator: Marion Wild), Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           'Two Step, Video / Sound' CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
           'Benefit Exhibition,' Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York, New York
2001   'Fifteen Years of Painting,' Stark Gallery, New York, New York
           'Surfaces & Support Systems,' 123 Watts, New York, New York
           'El Paisano Hotel,' Rudolph Projects, Marfa, Texas
           'Anymore,' (Curator: David Borawski), Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
           'Art Brussels,' CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
           2000 'From Idea to Matter. Nine Sculptors,' (Curator: Edward Albee), Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
           'Minimalism, Then and Now,' University Art Museum, Berkeley, California
           'Trajectories,' (Curator: Marian Griffiths), Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, New York
           'The Art of Collaborative Printmaking: Smith Andersen Editions,' Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco, California
           -traveled to Flanders Graphics, Minneapolis, Minnesota
           -traveled to Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
           'Industry,' (John Beech, John Monti, Richard Thatcher) Thatcher Projects, New York, New York
           'From Rags To Riches,' (Curator: Petra Bungert), Foundation de la Tapisserie des Arts, Tournai, Belgium
1999   'Of Ten,' Thatcher Projects, New York, New York
           'Meaning and Message: Contemporary Art from the Museum Collection,' The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California
           'Fetes de Saint Martin. Tourinnes-La-Grosse,' (Curator: Javier Fernandez), near Brussels, Belgium.
           'Into the 21st Century. Selections from the Permanent Collection,' San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
           'John Beech & Christopher Lesnewski: Sculpture and Collaborative Drawings,' (Curator: Marian Griffiths), The Sculpture Center, New York, New York
           'Do Paintings Dream of Veronese Green?' (Curator: Maia Damianovic), Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, New York
           'Horizontal Vertigo,' Rudolph Poissant Gallery, Houston, Texas
           'Material Issues: Recent Gifts from the Katherine and James Gentry Collection,' San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
1998   'The Art of Collaborative Printmaking,' Smith Andersen Editions, The Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
           -traveled to de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California (1999)
           Permanent Collection Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California (1998-1999)
           '9+1,' Petra Bungert Projects, Brussels, Belgium
           'All That is Solid,' Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, New York
           'Blunt Object,' (Curator: Courtenay Smith), The Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois
           'Seven Year Itch,' Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, Florida
           'Here & Now,' (Curator: Marian Griffiths), The Sculpture Center, New York, New York
           'Escape Velocity,' Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, New York
           'The Flat Files: Drawings from Pierogi 2000,' Vasser College, Poughkeepsie, NY
           -traveled to Bard College, Rheinbeck, NY
           -traveled to Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
1997   'Pierogi 2000: The Flat File Drawings,' (Curator: Joe Amrhein), The Gasworks, London,
           -traveled to Cornerhouse, Manchester, England
           'Benefit Exhibition,' Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York
           Aspects of Space,' Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, New York
1996   John Beech & James Hyde,' (Curators: Natalie and Irving Forman), Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1995   'Painting outside Painting,' The 44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
           (Curator: Terrie Sultan)
           'Gridluck,' Marge Goldwater, Inc. New York, New York
           'Into a New Museum, Part II,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
           'Plastic,' (Curator: Nancy Doll), Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1994   '20th Anniversary Exhibition,' Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, California
           'Traction,' (John Beech, Paul Dickerson, Richard Nonas), (Curators: Alison Green, Miles Bellamy), Stark Gallery, New York, New York
           'The Gluers,' (Curator: Carrie Lederer), Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
1993   'Edward Albee's Other Eye, Sculptural Objects from the Edward Albee Collections,' Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, Brookville, New York
           'Objecthood,' Mills College, Oakland, California
           'Still Lives,' Zen Center Hospice Guest House, San Francisco, California
1992   'SECA Award Exhibition,' (John Beech, Hung Liu, Maria Porges) San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
           'Re*Generation,' San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
1991    'Towards a New Museum,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
           'Gallery II: John Beech, Dawn Fryling, Paul Kos,' Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
           'Selections: San Francisco Bay Area,' (Curators: Larry Rinder, Enrique Chagoya), The Drawing Center, New York, New York
           -traveled to Pro-Arts, Oakland, California
           'The Store,' Richard Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, California
           'Summer '91,' Richard Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, California
           '(CON-TEXT),' Richard Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1989   'Re: Imperfect Affinities,' (Gregory Adair, John Beech, Rene de Guzman) XS Gallery, Carson City, Nevada
           'Introductions '89,' Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
1988   'Chain Reaction IV,' San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco California
1986   Graduation Exhibition, (John Beech, René de Guzman, Oriane Stender) The White Room, University of California, Berkeley, California

Awards
1999    The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
1998    The Chinati Foundation, Residency, Marfa, Texas
1992    SECA Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
1986    Maybelle Toombs Award for Practice of Art, University of California, Berkeley

Print Making Projects / Editions
2016   'Sides,' Edition of 15 painted seven inch vinyl records and sleeves, Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel, Switzerland
           Prints of Darkness Printshop, Long Island City, NY
2015   Prints of Darkness Printshop, Long Island City, NY
2014   Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California
           'Subway Plywoods, 1998 – 1999,' Portfolio (Edition of 6) of 9 color photographs taken in the NY City Subway system
2013   ‘Lone Rail,’ Arber and Son Editions, Marfa, Texas
2012   'The Space Surrounding,' Book with reproductions of 31 Collages made while traveling in India and 17 b/w photographs, Peter Blum Edition, New York
2011     Dieu Donné, New York, New York
2010    Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California
2008   'Obscure / Reveal,' Book with Edward Albee, Peter Blum Edition, New York
2007   'Container Series Edition,' Arber and Son Editions, Marfa, Texas
2001   'Dumpster Template Monotypes,' Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California
1997    'Car-Mat Print' Edition, Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California
1994    Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, California