Tom Beck

Adjunct Instructor

Personal Information

Tom Beck is Chief Curator at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a faculty member at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. He has served as curator of numerous exhibitions and authored more than two dozen books and catalogs. Among his publications are An American Vision: John G. Bullock and the Photo-Secession (Aperture, 1989); The Art of Edward S. Curtis: Photographs from the North American Indian (Chartwell, 1995); David Seymour (Phaidon, 2005); and Music of the Mind: Cliché Verre Photographs and Digital Imagery by Jaromir Stephany (UMBC/D.A.P., 2012). He has received four National Endowment for the Arts grants, has lectured at prestigious institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and is an Emmy Award recipient.

Degree Title: 
English
College or University: 
University of Maryland
Year Degree Earned: 
1969
Degree Title: 
M.F.A. Printmaking
College or University: 
University of Maryland
Year Degree Earned: 
1972
Degree Title: 
M.F.A. History of Photography
College or University: 
Maryland Institute College of Art
Year Degree Earned: 
1975