Born in 1957, in Detroit michigan, Mark Beam has become known as a southern California-based sculptor of bold, colorful images with its roots in humor.
Beam was raised in Detroit, and at the age of 19 moved to California.
After doing experiments with different art materials, he began
For 18 years, as of this writing, Mark Beam has been producing
A Gallery, Palm Desert...
Gallerie Periwinkle, Mill Valley...
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, LA...
ACME Fine Art, San Francisco...
Track 16 Bergamot Station, Santa Monica...
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach...
South Bay Contemporary Museum of Art, Long Beach...
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach...
Takashimiya Exhibitions, Osaka Japan...
Schwartz/Cierlak Gallery, Santa Monica...
Suzanne Brown Contemporary, Scottsdale...
Ivey Gallery, LA...
Taylor/Gratzer Gallery, LA...
Sherwood Gallery, Laguna Beach...
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Zappa
Mr. & Mrs. Jack & Joan Quinn
Ms. Carrie Fisher
Ms. Sally Kellerman
Mr. & Mrs. David Steinberg
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Setzer
Ms. Danielle Steele
Performance Sculpture, CD jacket, Frankfurt, Vienna, Berlin
Warner Bros. Studio Galleries, Dimensional Portrait Series, 1995, 1996
The Pee Wee Herman Show, stage production/HBO special
Seal Beach Sun, Don Mabbott, July 22, 1999
Playboy (Germany), February 1997
Phoenix Gazette, Lyn Pyne, March 22, 1991
New York Yomuiri, Akiko Yoshimoto, March 23, 1991
Popeye Magazine, Japan, September 1990
New York Times, "Cowboys Ride," Bill Zimmer, August 1991
Sunstorm Arts Magazine, Greg Firlotte, January 1988
Mono Magazine, Japan, June 1988
Designer West Magazine, Wolfgang Puck Article, January 1988
Better Homes & Gardens, Big Personality Pieces, March 1987
Los Angeles Magazine, Nancy Clair, January 1988
Los Angeles Times Magazine, Bevis Hillier, September 1986