SUSAN JOHNSON BECK

SUSAN JOHNSON BECK portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Art/Art History Department

Biography

Education

  • MFA, Art drawing/painting, University of Utah

Biography

TEACHING AND RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

            2010                 Teacher, adjunct, Weber State University

            1999-2003          Board of Trustees of the Salt Lake Art Center           

            1996-2003          Visual Arts Committee of the Utah Arts Council

            2000-2004          Teacher, part-time (summer) art education, Utah State University at the Tooele Campus

            1994-2010         Teacher, full-time art, Rowland Hall / St. Mark’s Middle School and Upper School

            1987-1994        Teacher, full-time art, Rowland Hall / St. Mark’s Lower School

            1985                 Teacher, Arts Education Institute, University of Utah Department of Education

            1984-1985        Teacher, “Arts In Tandem,” University of Utah Division of Continuing Education

            1984                  Workshop, “Health Hazards In The Arts,” Pocatello, Idaho

            1982-1984         Member, Advisory Board, Network Magazine, Salt Lake City

            1981                   Lallapalooza Representative, National Museum Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

            1979-1980          Teacher, Adolescent Rehabilitation Unit, LDS Hospital

            1977-1979          Teacher and Artist, Artists in the City Schools, Salt Lake Board of Education and The Salt Lake Council for the Arts

            1976                    Teacher, Salt Lake County Recreation Department, Adult Classes

            1971-1974            Instructor, University of Utah Department of Art

            1969-1971            Teacher, Salt Lake Art Center Adult Evening Classes

            1968-1969            Faculty, St. Mary’s High School, Salt Lake City

            1967-1968            Teaching Assistant/Instructor (Fellowship), University of Utah  Department of Art

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:   Lallapalooza/Children’s Art Agency, Salt Lake City

Co-Founder.  Activities 1978-1986: Children’s Art Yard, Utah Arts Festival

            1985                        Director and Project Designer

            1984                        Director and Project Designer

            1983                        Project Designer

            1982                        Project Designer

            1981                        Co-Director and Project Designer

            1980                        Artist

            1979                        Project Designer

            1980-1987              Artist in Education, Utah Arts Council: Teacher, in conjunction with Lallapalooza.  [A residency typically consists of two weeks of teaching art to children, and an “In-Service” session for teachers.]

Monthly Outreach Projects:  Coordinator, Project Designer, Teacher

 

Short Stories

Finch Lane (Art Barn) three person exhibit.

March 2011

Finch Lane Gallery (Art Barn) three person exhibit

January - February 2014