Alan F. Beck
Alan F. Beck has been an artist, designer and illustrator for over 30 years doing work for many major corporations including book covers and magazine illustrations. His work has been exhibited in art shows and Science Fiction/Fantasy conventions all across the country.
He has won numerous awards and honors including two Chesley award nominations and a HUGO award nomination, and received a "Body of Work" Award at LA Con IV WorldCon Art Show, Anaheim, CA. plus Best of Show award at 2010 ReConStruction NASFiC in Raleigh, NC.
Alan's work tends to be realistic and surrealistic in nature, often whimsical and humorous. His paintings and prints can be found in collections in the US, Canada and Europe.
He has recently published a childrens book The Adventures of Nogard and Jackpot and is creator of the Mouseopolitan Museum of Art.
His artwork and concepts are produced using acrylics, watercolor, pastels, 3-D modeling and image manipulation programs. His art can be found in Space and Time magazine, The Fantasy Art Bible, assorted e-zines and various book covers.
Other Interests include reading (popular and science fiction novels), music (from pop, folk, classical and opera) including writing and performing, travel (domestic and abroad), movies and wearing hats. Member of Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists.
Music credits: Smithsonian Folkways/Fast Folk Artist.
Acrylics, Water Color, Pastels, Charcoal, pen & Ink
Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Canvas, Carrara and Hash Amimator Master for producing and editing art work, images, and animations.
PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat for presentations and multimedia projects.
Adobe GoLive for WEB page development.
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Now working as a full time artist and illustrator.
Please contact me for future projects and availability.
or call : 347-495-8138
ESSELTE CORPORATION, MELVILLE, NY
Senior Designer and Webmaster 8/87 to 12/05
T.S.S. SEEDMAN'S MERCHANDISING GROUP, BROOKLYN, NY.
Art Director, Broadcast Director
JORDACHE ENTERPRISE INC., NEW YORK, NY.
Co-op Advertising Manager
KAWASAKI MOTORS CORPORATION, K.M.C. ADV., ATLANTA, GA.
Regional Advertising and Promotional Manager
J.C. PENNEY CO. ATLANTA MARKET, PENCO ADV., ATLANTA, GA.
Broadcast Manager - Atlanta Region
I have consulted and worked on projects for the following organizations:
Glidden Paint Co. Atlanta, GA.
Baker Audio, Atlanta, GA.
Hart Fireplace Furnishings, Atlanta, GA.
Quaker Shelving, Atlanta, GA.
Borg Scales, Atlanta GA.
Atlanta Zoological Society, Atlanta, GA.
W.T.B.S. TV, Atlanta, GA.
Oakland Chair Co. Atlanta, GA.
Neighbor Newspapers Inc., Atlanta, GA
Phoenix Newspapers Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Fast Folk Musical Magazine, NYC, NY