I am interested in the pure aesthetic of line as an element of both color and substance, and its potential for expressing a wide range of thought and feeling. My drawings and paintings are created intuitively as a response to material placed within a defined space or shape: graphite on paper, paint on substrate.
Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, Maine, presents Graphite, a two-person show featuring drawings by Kate Beck and sculptures by James Marshall.
Kate Beck, Anxieties and Alienations, 2010 Poured oil, enamel and powdered graphite on aluminum 89 x 184 inches October 28 – December 11, 2010 Pelavin Gallery is proud to announce a solo exhibition of recent work by american artist, Kate Beck. this show will include large scale poured oil paintings and graphite drawings on aluminum panel. this will be Beck’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, and in New York city. In this new body [...]
Kate Beck, Untitled Graphite on Rives BFK, 17.5 x 26 inches June 27 – July 25, 2009
Brent: Kate, your pencil line drawings, either vertical lines or horizontal, always not the two together [?]: The framing device, the format and its edge seem to create the plus minus balance. How do you work on them? I noticed on your homepage that you had an image of quite a large one sitting flat on a bench top. Kate: Shape is very intriguing to me and sets the scale for each piece, [...]
Works by Li-Trincere May 31-July 11, September 2-6, 2008 An exhibition of non-objective color paintings. Participating artists include Carla Aurich, Diane Ayott, Kate Beck, Siri Berg, Sharon Brant, Cathleen Daley, Julie Gross, Molly Heron, Kazuko Inoue, Marthe Keller, Joanne Klein, Pat Lipsky, Joanne Mattera, Lynn McCarty, Joan Mellon, Margaret Neill, Mary Obering, Doug Ohlson, Rose Olson, Paula Overbay, Susan Post, Cora Roth, Rebecca Salter, Susan Schwalb, Yuko Shiraishi, Louise P. Sloane, Linda Stillman, Rella [...]