EDUCATION

MA Aesthetic Theory, Prescott College, 2005.

Fulbright Fellowship in Photography, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel, October 1999 - June 2000.

BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art, 1992.

Graduate, High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Houston, TX, 1987.

 

BOOKS BY THE ARTIST

Firmament, George F. Thompson Publishing, November 2013.

The Lost Christmas Gift, Princeton Architectural Press, October 2012.

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS, CORPORATE COLLECTIONS, AND PUBLICATIONS

MacArthur Foundation Art Collection, Chicago, IL.

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR.

Phoenix Art Museum / InFocus Photography Support Organization, Phoenix, AZ

Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland, OR.

Taylor Museum of Art, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, CO.

Special Collections, Norlin Library, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.

Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis University, MO.

Special Collections, McFarlin Library, University of Tulsa, OK.

Center for the Study of Place, Arthur, NE & Staunton, VA.

Franklin Furnace at Pratt Institute, New York City, NY.

Fralin Museum of Art at UVA, VA.

University of Wyoming Art Museum, WY.

Special Collections, Penrose Library, University of Denver, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO.

Sand Dunes National Park, CO.

First Western Trust Bank, Denver, CO.

Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA.

 

Fraction Magazine #98, inclusion in the Nine Year Anniversary Edition, May 2017.

L’Oeil de la Photographie, review of 10 exhibitions for Denver's Month of Photography, feature story, 3/19/2015.

Lenscratch, featured the project Firmament, May 2014.

Looking at Images, includes an essay about one of my images, Brooks Jensen, Lenswork Publishing, 2014.

ArtFocus, feature article about the Firmament exhibition at the CSFAC, fall issue 2013.

Lenscratch, featured the project As in a Mirror Dimly, September 2012.

LensWork, featured the essay Photography as a Spiritual Discipline, #89, 2010.

LensWork, featured the portfolio As in A mirror Dimly, #70, 2006.

LensWork, featured the portfolio Temples and Monuments, #53, 2004.

Walking Nowhere : Finding Home, monograph, 1998.  Published in conjunction with CSK Gallery, Denver, CO.

Aspen Magazine, Spring Issue 1997.  Awaiting Spring, photography portfolio and essay.

 

AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2014 Pictorial Book of the Year awarded to Firmament, Colorado Book Awards, Colorado Humanities Center for the Book.

Nominee, Santa Fe Prize, 2011.

Artist-in Residence, Center for the Study of Place, Arthur, Nebraska, July 2011.

Fulbright Fellowship in Photography, Jerusalem, Israel, October 1999 - June 2000.

Focus Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, Denver, CO, 1996.

Artist-in-Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, 1993.

Artist-in-Residence, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO,  September 1992.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Firmament: An Incalculable Distance, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, November 6, 2015 - January 15, 2016.

Gustav's Observatory: When Stars Come Close, Goodwin Fine Art, Denver, CO, September-October 2015.

Firmament, Goodwin Fine Art, Denver, CO, January-February 2014.

Andrew Beckham: Firmament, Taylor Museum of Art, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, CO,   September-November 2013.

Images and Artifacts: Original Art from The Lost Christmas Gift, Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, November 26-December 31, 2012.

Covered in Light as with a Garment: The Photography of Andrew Beckham, Naropa University , Boulder, CO, October-December 2007.

As in a Mirror Dimly, Soke Fine Art, Denver, CO, December/January 2007.

Visual Visceral: Imaging Acrophobia, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO, December/January 2004/5.

Questions from the Whirlwind, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO, February/March 2002.

Questions from the Whirlwind, St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM, June 2001.

Walking Nowhere : Finding Home, CSK Gallery, Denver, CO, September 1998.

Approaching Light, CSK Gallery, Denver, CO, August/September 1997.

Wood Water Rock Bone, Opicka Gallery, Denver, CO, November 1995.

Andrew Beckham: Recent Work, Camerawork Gallery, Portland, OR, April 1992.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Varied Perceptions: Andrew Beckham, Marcus DeSieno & Amy Giese, Colorado Photographic Arts Center/The Art Gym, Denver, CO, March 2-25, 2017.

InFocus Self-Published Photo Books, by invitationPhoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, December 2 2016 - April 9 2017.

The Art of the State, by invitation, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, January 21 - March 27, 2016, Arvada, Colorado.

Excerpts: Andrew Beckham, Linda Connor, David Maisel, Binh Dahn and Brenda Biondo. Goodwin Fine Art, Denver, CO, February 22 - April 11, 2015.

Flood: James Balog, Andrew Beckham, Kevin O’ Connell, Chuck Forsman, Chris Brown, Katie Harwood, and Richard Van Pelt,

          Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO, September 10-October 10, 2014.

Month of Photography, Walker Fine Art, Denver, CO, March1-April 12, 2013.

4x4: Four Curators, Four Artists, Gallery of Contemporary Art (GOCA) at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. April 30-July 9, 2010.

Great Sand Dunes National Park: The Art of the Dunes (by invitation), Denver International Airport, September 2009-January 2010.

Call and Response, FAC Modern, Colorado Springs, CO, April 2009.

Selections from the Fulbright Project, Vision Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel, 2002.

The West: New Ways/Old Visions, (by invitation), Center for the Visual Arts, Metropolitan State College of Denver, January/February 2000.

Andrew Beckham and John Bonath, Moraine Park Natural History Museum, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO, May 20 - August 20, 1993.

Mountain West Biennial Photography Exhibition,  (Peter Goin, juror), Nora Harrision Museum of Art, USU, Logan, UT, March/April 1993.

Beckham, Harvey, Bringle: Recent Works, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, November 1992.

 

TEACHING

Visual Arts Department Chair, St. Mary’s Academy, Englewood, CO, 2000-present.   

Visiting Artist and Faculty, Naropa University, 2007.

 

Lectures and Workshops:

Denver Art Museum | Anderman Lecture Series

University of Colorado Denver

Colorado Photographic Arts Center

National Art Educator's Association

Oregon School of Arts and Crafts

Rocky Mountain Land Series/Library

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

 

REPRESENTATION

Photography:  Goodwin Fine Art, Denver, CO

Book Arts:      Photo Eye, Santa FE, NM

Publishing:     Joanna Hurley/Hurley Media, Santa Fe, NM