Barry Beach CV

EDUCATION

MFA 2008 San Francisco Art Institute

BFA 1995 Rhode Island School of Design


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 Vernissage, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

2005 Transitions, Buckley Center Gallery, University of Portland, Portland, OR

2005 Material Culture, Mirror Pond Gallery, Bend, OR

2001 Accumulations, Nil Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

2000 Reifications and Substantiations, Johnson City Area Arts Council, Johnson City, TN


JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 National Juried Competition Works on Paper, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach Township, NJ

         Juror: Jane Panetta, Whitney Museum of American Art

2017 Flora and Fauna, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         Juror: Suzanne Gray

2016 SFAI Alumni Exhibition, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         Juror: Katya Min

2016 Palette, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA

         Jurors: Lisa Solomon, Theodora Mauro, Kelly Inouye

2016 Architecture, ArtWorks Downtown, San Rafael, CA

         Juror: Eric Moreau

2015 Small Works Exhibition, ArtWorks Downtown, San Rafael, CA

         Juror: J.D. Beltran

2015 National Juried Competition Works on Paper, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach Township, NJ

         Juror: Carter E. Foster, Whitney Museum of American Art

2015 Build It! IDEA Museum, Mesa, AZ

         Curator: Jeffory Morris

2012 De-Mobbing: Landscape, Structure and Bioform, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA 

         Curator: Brian Karl

2010 My San Francisco: A Neighborhood MashUp, collaboration with CENTS artist collaborative,

Children’s Creativity Museum, San Francisco, CA

         Curator: Irina Zadov

2010 Denizen, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA 

         Curator: Niki Shaprio

2009 Invisible Homes, collaboration with CENTS, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA 

         Curator: Justin Hoover

2009 Raw, Root Division, San Francisco, CA 

         Curator: John K. Melvin

2009 Wonderland, collaboration with CENTS, installation at Civic Center Park, San Francisco, CA 

         Curator: Lance Fung

2008 New Landscapes, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

2007 Reconfigurations, Swell Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

2007 Negotiating Space, Swell Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

2005 Nine Square Grid, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA 

         Curator: Emily Silver

2005 Craft Biennial, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR 

         Jurors: Gerri Ondrizek, Ted Vogel, and Namita Wiggers

2001 Nothing & Everything, The Waiting Room Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 

         Juror: Joe del Pesco

2000 Commodity & Contradiction, 4x Gallery, Portland, OR

2000 Art On Paper, Maryland Federation of Art Gallery on the Circle, Annapolis, MD 

         Juror: Phyllis Rosensweig

1999 Texas National 99, SFA Gallery, Stephen Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX

         Juror: Donald Sultan

1999 Positive/Negative 14, Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State Univ., Johnson City, TN 

         Juror: Stephen C. Wicks

1999 Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AB 

         Juror: James Rondeau

1998-99 RISD On The Road Textiles Exhibition, four-gallery tour:

             •Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA

             •Ester M. Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

             •American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA

             •Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 

             Jurors: Jack Lenor Larsen and Sherri Donghia

1998 First Tennessee Bank Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN

        Juror: William Christenberry

1996 University of Tennessee Film Festival, Screening of Strip Tease: Roadside Art & ArchitectureKnoxville, TN

1995 Early Graduates BFA Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

         Curator: Mark Moscone

1994 Picture Him, Picture Her, independent exhibition, Providence, RI 

        Juror: Tia Shin

1994 Sculpture Biennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 

         Jurors: Jay Coogan, Michael Beresford, and Ellen Driscoll

1991 Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Xavier University Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1990 Scholastic Art Awards National Student Art Exhibition, State of Illinois Center, Chicago, IL


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Flora and Fauna catalog, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2017

Palette catalog, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2016

Wonderland catalog, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Council, San Francisco, CA, 2010

Wonderland brightens Tenderloin, artists' spirit,” San Francisco Chronicle, 11/8/2009

New York Times San Francisco Arts MonthlyWonderland preview by Jean Schiffman, 9/27/2009

Xavier University blog - http://xavierartdept.blogspot.com/2010/07/xavier-art-alumni-artist-barry-beach.html

SFWeekly.com, review of Ways and Means exhibition by Traci Vogel, 4/16/2008

Thinking, making, learning, San Francisco Art Institute catalog, San Francisco, CA, 2006

The Beacon, University of Portland newspaper, review of Transitions installation, 10/24/2005

Southeastern Juried Exhibition catalogue, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AB, 1999

Texas National 99 catalogue, Stephen F. Austin State Univ. Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX, 1999

Positive/Negative 14 catalogue, Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State Univ., Johnson City, TN, 1999

Scholastic Art Awards National Student Art Exhibition catalog, Scholastics, Inc, New York, NY, 1990


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Visual Art Instructor, Marin Academy, San Rafael, CA - Since 2012

Mold-making and Foundry Faculty, The Crucible, Oakland, CA - 2011-12  

Adjunct Faculty Pool for Visual Arts, Sonoma State University - Since 2011

Art Instructor at Valley International Academy, Campbell, CA - 2009-11  

College Advisor/Owner, Barry Beach College Counseling, San Rafael, CA  www.beachcollegecounseling.com - Since 2009

Freshman Application Reader, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - 2006-08 & 2011-2012

College Match Scholarship Application Reader, QuestBridge, Palo Alto, CA - 2011-2012 

College Counselor, Valley International Academy, Campbell, CA - 2010-2011

Acting Operations Manager, Bay College of California, Campbell, CA - 2010-2011

Assistant Examiner for International Baccalaureate (IB) Studio Art Courses - 2009-2013

Gallery Space Organizer/Curator, Clara Street Projects Exhibitions, San Francisco CA - 2008

Press Officer, Lucky Number Seven, SITE Santa Fe International Biennial, Santa Fe, NM - 2008

Project Lead & Participant for Gallery Organizing, Ways and Means Exhibition, San Francisco, CA - 2007-08

Membership Sales, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA - 2006-07

Portfolio Reviewer / Admissions Rep, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA - 2006-07

Director of Admissions, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland OR - 2002-06

Co-Director, Swell Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA - 2005

Assistant Director of Marketing, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Portland, OR - 2000-02

Public Relations and Events Manager, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR - 2000

Director/Curator, Jonesborough-Washington County History Museum, Jonesborough, TN - 1996-99


PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

2016 EE Ford grant recipient from Marin Academy for travel and workshop at Anderson Ranch Art Center

2016 Innovation grant from Marin Academy to design new course Three Dimensional Thinking

2016 Innovation grant from Marin Academy to create STEAM curricular connections with sciences

2014-16 Voted by faculty as FacBusters faculty representative, Marin Academy

2005-08 Full tuition MFA Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute

2005 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Oregon Art Education Association

1999 Award of Merit, First Tennessee Bank Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum

1999 Honorable Mention, Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art

1999 Residency merit scholarship, Vermont Studio Center

1993-95 Sylvia Leslie Young Herman Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design

1990-91 Full tuition Scholastic Art Awards scholarship, Xavier University

1990 National Gold Key Award and two Regional Silver Key Awards, Scholastic Art Awards

1989 Full scholarship, room and board to Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts


EXHIBITIONS JURIED

2009 Scholastic Art Awards, Portland Metro area, Portland, OR

2008 Clara Street Projects, 172 Clara Street alternative space, San Francisco, CA

2006 9thAnnual Portland Arts Festival, Portland Rose Festival

2006 McKay High School Annual Art Exhibition, Salem, OR

2006 Tri-Valley Art Competition, Gladstone High School, Gladstone, OR

2005 Annual Student Exhibition, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR

2005 Juried High School Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR

2004 Juried High School Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND ACTIVITIES

  • Board Member, Intersection For The Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2012-17, secretary 2015-17
  • Volunteer Essay Preparation Workshop, CollegeTrack San Francisco, November 2014
  • Volunteer College and Financial Aid Counselor, Bridge the Gap Tutoring, Sausalito, CA, 2011
  • Volunteer visual art program page editor for college wiki - http://collegelists.pbworks.com, since 2009
  • Co-founder/President, Production Space, nonprofit creating temporary galleries, San Fran, since 2008
  • Volunteer College Counselor and Portfolio Coach, Met West High School, Oakland, CA 2009-10
  • Board Member, Oregon Art Education Association, 2003-2006; on conference committee 2005-06
  • Membership Committee, Pacific Northwest Association of College Admission Counselors, 2003-04
  • Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC) member, since 2008
  • Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC), member since 2009
  • Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA) member since 2008
  • College Art Association (CAA) member, since 2008

ARTWORK LECTURES AND CRITIQUE PARTICIPATION

  • San Francisco Art Institute, drawing classes with Josh Keller, 2015, 2016
  • San Francisco International High School, IB studio art classes with Eva Strohmeier, 2013- 2016
  • Sonoma State University, sculpture class with Jann Nunn, 2012