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Pete Beeman

Resume

COMMISSIONS

2016    OSU Tebeau Hall, Corvallis OR, expected completion 2016
2016    Hearst Elementary Treasure Hunt, Washington DC
2016    The Union Gears, Portland, OR, private commission
2015    Hampline Art Exploration Stations, Memphis, TN
2015    "Star", NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan
2014    "Ball in Hand" and "Crown", Taipei Physical Education College, Taipei, Taiwan
2014    "NEROF Gears" Remote Operations Center, City of Raleigh, NC
2013    "Da'an Flower", Da'an Forest Park Station, MRT subway, Taipei City, Taiwan
2013    "Runner", Xingzuang District Sports Center, New Taipei City, Taiwan
2012    "Open Up the Doors" Norfolk HRT Transit Maintenance Facility, Norfolk, VA
2010    "Iris", Civic Drive Station, TriMet Gresham Light Rail, Gresham, OR
2010    "Spalanzani's Parasol", Port of Portland HQ, Portland, OR
2010    "Lifter", Fire Station #37, Seattle, WA
2009    "Shuffletown Hand", Charlotte, NC
2009    "Waving Post", TriMet I-205 Light Rail, Portland, OR
2006    Kiosks for the ODFW Hatchery Research Center, Alsea, OR
               Collaboration with architect Yianni Doulis
2006    "Spalanzani's Generator", NC Zoo, Asheboro, NC
2005    "Alphabet Soup", E. F. Library, Albuquerque, NM
2002    "Pod", Portland Streetcar Alignment, Portland, OR
2001    Portland International Airport Project, Portland, OR
2001    1st Unitarian Church Sanctuary Project, Portland, OR

Finalist:
2016    ECCL Building, Emeryville CA
2015    City Hall, Eugene, OR
2015    Urban Farm, Washington DC
2015    Travis White Park, El Paso TX
2015    James River, Richmond, VA
2015    Salt palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
2015    Greensboro NE Cornerstone, Greensboro, NC
2015    Brookpark RTA Station, Cleveland, OH
2014    North Vancouver Community Center, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014    DeVolder Family Science Center, Wester Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
2013    Oregon Zoo East Hub, Portland OR
2013    Pendleton Project, Cincinnati, OH
2012    UHAT Children's Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK
2011    Neighborhood revitalization project, Chatanooga, TN
2011    OIT Sustainability Village, Klamath Falls, OR
2009    Stapleton Central Park Rec Center Project, Denver, CO
2007    Science Building Project, Skagit Valley Community College, Mt. Vernon, WA
2007    MLK – Depot Plaza, Tucson, AZ
2007    Broadway-Brighton plaza, Denver, CO
2006    The Lexington, Orlando CityPlace, Orlando, FL
2006    RiverEast Plaza, Portland, OR
2005    SE Community Park, Frisco, TX
2005    New Police HQ, Frisco, TX
2004    Oregon State University – Kelley Engineering Center, Corvallis, OR
2004    30th/31st Street project, Ogden, UT
2003    Portland Community College, Portland, OR
2003    The Tacoma Police Headquarters, Tacoma, WA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014    Art-Work, Bar Catalonia, New York City, NY - Group
2014    Oregon Art Beat 15th Anniversary Show, Peoples Art Gallery, Portland, OR - Group
2009    Sculptural installation w/ Heidi Cody, The Lab Gallery, New York City, NY
2009    Collaborative sculpture w/ Heidi Cody, Acadiana Center for the Arts. Lafayette, LA
2007    More Simple Machines, ArtCentric, Corvallis, OR - Solo
2006    The Valentine Exchange, Hauser Memorial Library, Reed College, Portland, OR - Group
2004    Lower Columbia Community College, Longview, WA - Group
2004    Arts Downtown, Lake Oswego, OR – Outdoor Installation
2003    Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR – Group
2003    A. N. Bush/Focus Gallery, Salem, OR – Solo
2002    Performative Objects, Kent State University, Kent OH – Group
2002    The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Portland, OR – Solo
2001    Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA – Solo

GRANTS & AWARDS & MORE

2011    Oregon Public Art Roster, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem OR
2011    Prequalified Artist Roster, City of Seattle, Seattle, WA
2007    Regional Arts and Culture Council Design Team Roster, Portland, OR
2006    Tucson Pima Arts Council Public Art Roster, Tucson, AZ
2006    The City of Calgary Public Art Program Artist Roster, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2005    Artist in Residence, Product Realization Lab, Stanford University, CA
2004    Artists Resource Bank listing, Washington State Arts Commission, WA
2004    Pre-Qualified Artist pool for branch library and parks projects, San Jose, CA
2002    Presenter/Discussant, Symposium on kinetic art, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2001    Technical Assistance Grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
1990    Gilbert Stewart Award & Roberta Joslin Prize, Brown University, Providence, RI


EDUCATION

2000    M.S. in Design, Stanford University
               -Degree co-sponsored by the Art & Mechanical Engineering Departments.
               -Master’s thesis on mechanical/kinetic sculpture.
1990    B.A. in the Visual Arts, with Honors (emphasis on Sculpture), Brown University
1990    B.S. in Civil Engineering (emphasis on Structural), Brown University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015   Interactive Telecommunications Program, Tisch Art School, New York University
2016     Adjunct instructor

2001-  Parallel Development Inc., Brooklyn, NY
2008     Contract collaborative design, engineering, project management & fabrication of artwork,
            architectural & products.

2005   Collaboration with GreenWorks Landscape Architects
            Design collaboration on “windscape” park in SE Portland, OR.

2003   Arthur Ganson, artist, Boston, MA
            Contract fabrication of artwork.

2001   Portland Development Commission, Portland, OR
            Design team artist with ZGF Architects and artist Tad Savinar for a $3.3 million urban
            streetscape redesign.

1994-  Michael Curry Design, St. Helens, OR
2007     Department head 1995-1998, Contract designer 1998-2007. Design, engineering, fabrication,
            management, and installation of giant puppets and mechanical costumes. Projects for the 1996
            Olympics Opening Ceremony, Las Vegas shows, Disney’s theme parks, cruise lines, & Broadway.

PRESS

2015     Thomas Bailey Jr., “New sculptures adorn Hampline in Binghamton”, Commercial Appeal, Oct. 28
2015     Meagan Nichols, “New Public Art Pieces Tell Story of Broad Ave”, Memphis Business Journal, Oct 26
2010     Marty Smith, “Dr. Know”, Willamette Week, Aug 18
2009     Tom Roussey, “Shuffletown Residents See Artwork…”, Channel 3 news, July 29
2009     Andrew Batten, “Shuffletown Artwork Stirs Controversy”, Mountain Island Weekly, July 31
2007     Kyle Odegard, “Kinetic Sculpture Installed”, Gazette-Times, July 11
2006     Jennifer Anderson, “Stumptown Stumper”, Portland Tribune, September 29
2006     Francesca Atencio, “Alphabet Soup”, Albuquerque-The Magazine, April
2004     CNN NewsNight with Aaron Brown, CNN, September 28
2003     “Best Of the West”, Sunset Magazine, September
2003     Ron Cowan, “Art Detects Visitors, Scampers Away”, The Statesman Journal, July 5
2003     Michaela Bancud, “Art Aches”, The Portland Tribune, January 3
2002     D. K. Row, “The Pod and the Pendulum”, The Oregonian, November 18
2002     Beth Harrington, Art Beat, OPB Television, October 24
2002     Dorothy Shinn, group show review, The Akron Beacon Journal, September 29
2002     Alicia Miller, review, Sculpture, Vol. 21 No. 5 June
2002     Janet Goetze, “At Play with Sculpture”, The Oregonian, April 4