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ERIK BEEHN
Education
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), 2013-2015
Master of Fine Arts (MFA), May 2015
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), 2003-2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), May 2005
 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016

House Sitting, Platform, Evanston Illinois
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not, Tatem Arts Center, Frederick Maryland
Erik Beehn, MCQ Fine Art Salon, Las Vegas Nevada
2014
From Where I Stand, MCQ Fine Art Salon, Las Vegas Nevada
2012
Nothing Stays Here, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas Nevada
2011
LOCALS ONLY, Centerpiece Gallery, Las Vegas Nevada
On The Table, MCQ Fine Art Salon, Las Vegas Nevada
 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016

SPUN, Stuart & Co, Chicago Illinois, curated by Kevin Maginis
A Well Trodden Path, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Chicago IL (Curated by Erik Beehn)
2015
Ground Zero, College Of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Nevada, Curated by Wayne LIttlejohn
Art Expo SAIC Booth, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois, Curated by Kori Newkirk
SURFACE, Gallery 19, Chicago Illinois
MFA Thesis Exhibition, SAIC Sullivan Galleries, Chicago Illinois
Recent Acquisitions, Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas Nevada
2014
Small Fictions, Adventure Land Gallery, Chicago Illinois, curated by Tony Fitzpatrick
2012
Install Art Here, MCQ Fine Art Salon, Las Vegas Nevada,
Binary Inventions, 3rd Street Gallery, Grand Forks North Dakota,
Texas National 2012, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches Texas, Curated by Dave Hickey
2011
89XXX, Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas Nevada,
Geographical Divides, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Nevada,
 

Selected Bibliography
‘Growing Up In A Hotel’,
Chicago Tribune, September 2016,
Samantha Nelson
‘Genre Analysis’, Exhibition Catalogue Essay for MCQ Fine Art,
March 2016, Michele Grabner
‘Masterful Flowerpot Manipulations’, Las Vegas Weekly, March 2016,
Dawn-Michelle Baude
‘From Where I Stand’, Las Vegas Weekly, November 2014, Dawn-Michelle Baude
‘Nothing Stays Here’, Las Vegas Weekly, December 2012, Kristen Peterson
American Landscape, Diamondcake Magazine, September 2012, Michele Quinn
Artist Erik Beehn, Las Vegas Sun, September 2011, Kristen Peterson
Interview with Erik Beehn, Beautiful Decay, August 2010, Monroe Dinos-Kaufman
 

Lectures and Residencies
University of Nevada Las Vegas UNLV, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, November 2012
University of North Dakota UND, Visiting Artist, October 2012
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA, Artist in Residence, September 2006
 

Published Writing
Content With Process, Printeresting.org, October 2014, Erik Beehn
 

Professional Experience
Columbia College Chicago

August 2015 - present, Position: Part Time Faculty
Classes include Printmaking 2, Printmaking I, and Lithography


School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
September 2013 to May 2015, Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant
Classes Included: Intro to Print, Screen Printing, Digital and Traditional Routes, Beginning Intaglio, Advanced Intaglio, Offset, and Advanced Print
Supervisor: Peter Power
 
Black Shamrock Press, Chicago, IL
June 2014 to August 2014, Position: Assistant Printer
Duties included: Making 5 color etchings for Tony Fitzpatrick, steel facing and preparation of plates for process and printing, helping to finish printing editions
Supervisor: Tony Fitzpatrick
 
MCQ Fine Art Advisory, Las Vegas, Nevada
September 2010 to June 2013, Position: Art Handler
Duties included: safe crating, uncrating, installation and handling of artwork for private and corporate collections in the Las Vegas area
Supervisor: Michele Quinn
 
College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
September 2010 to May 2013, Position:  Adjunct Instructor
Classes included: Drawing 101, Intro to Printmaking, and Advanced Print Practices
Supervisor: Wayne Litttlejohn and Anne Hoff
 
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, California
August 2005 to March 2010, Position: Master Printer
Duties included: Collaboration with visiting artists, Printing editions in Lithography, Intaglio, Screen Printing, and Woodblock, helped to create editions for Richard Serra, Ann Hamilton, Ed Ruscha, Ellsworth Kelly, Bruce Nauman and more.
Supervisors Jim Reid, and Sidney Felsen
 
 
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