Carl Beam

CARL BEAM  -  1943-2005
Carl Beam was born in M’Chigeeng (West Bay) on Manitoulin Island. Of Ojibway heritage, the artist has exerted a strong influence on a whole generation of Aboriginal artists and has been instrumental in the development of the art of Canada’s First Nations.

He obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Victoria and also did post-graduate work at the University of Alberta. His work, executed in diverse media such as drawing, watercolour, etching, non-silver photography, photo transfer, installation and ceramics, has been exhibited throughout North America as well as in Italy, Denmark, Germany and China. It is found in major Canadian and international collections including the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y.

In 2000, Carl Beam was inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts. Prior to his death in July 2005 he resided in M’Chigeeng.

Education

1975-76 Graduate Studies, University of Alberta
1974 B.F.A., University of Victoria, B.C.
1971 Kootenay School of Art, B.C.

Selected Collections

Selected Solo Exhibitions

The Peace Officer

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB01
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

Initial Difficulty

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB03
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

El Corazon

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB04
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

La Corona

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB05
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

Revelation # 2

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB06
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

Revelation # 4

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB07
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

Revelation – Their Own Expense

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB08
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

Heart (Anterior View)

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB09
Price: $1,850.00 Framed
SOLD

Ionization

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB10
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

Sigma

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB11
Price: $1,850.00 Framed

Take A Chance

Artist: Carl Beam
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Size: 16 x 12 Inches
Code No.: CB12
Price: $1,850.00 Framed